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Our Top 6 Posts from 2016

Posted by Guilford of Maine on January 10, 2017

It's not even the middle of January and already 2016 feels like ages ago... Nevertheless, the beginning of a new year is always a good time to reflect on where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. While we've got a lot of great things lined up for the coming year, let's to take a few minutes and look back at our most popular blog posts from 2016. Click on the images or links below to read the full posts!

New Patterns

It never fails that our most popular posts were new product introductions and this year was no exception. Early in the year we launched 4 upholstery patterns with new fresh colors as well as 2 new Panel & Acoustic fabrics. Then in the fall we launched 3 new patterns. 2 multi-purpose fabrics and one Panel & Acoustic fabric.

Polyester is the most common and versatile fiber type that we weave fabric with in our mills and most of our upholstery, panel/acoustic and cubicle fabrics are woven out of polyester. In this article we will cover what polyester is, where it comes from, and its advantages and disadvantages.

Patterns shown starting bottom left to upper right: George, Pizzazz, George, Limelight, Mod

When designing a space, choosing colors of fabric, paint, and other surface materials is a crucial task to making a room look great. As a follow up to our recent posts about the color wheel and color palettes, I thought it would be interesting to share the Farnsworth Munsell color test. It helps answer the question "is what I am seeing what other people see?"