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Meet our new patterns

Posted by Guilford of Maine on March 8, 2017

Time for new products! We've just launched Intuition, a brand new multi-purpose fabric as well as new colors to our popular BeeHave and Framework patterns. Read on to see them all, learn more about them and order a free sample.
 

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric Panel Fabric Color Acoustic Fabric

Meet Our New Patterns

Posted by Guilford of Maine on November 23, 2016

We're excited to introduce 3 new patterns into Guilford of Maine! All are bright, contemporary additions to our line. 2 are multi-purpose fabrics for upholstery and vertical surface applications and one is a panel and acoustic fabric. Read on to see them all and order a free sample.

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Upholstery vs. Panel vs. Acoustic vs. Cubicle

Posted by Guilford of Maine on August 31, 2016

What makes a fabric something that is made for you to sit on instead of something to wrap a panel with? Or hang in a hospital? Are the fabrics really all that different? The answer is yes and no, as we will explain in this post.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric Textiles 101 Panel Fabric Acoustics Acoustic Fabric

Content Matters: Polyester

Posted by Guilford of Maine on July 22, 2016

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

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.

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Meet Our New Patterns

Posted by Guilford of Maine on May 16, 2016

We've updated 4 classic Upholstery patterns with new colors and we are also introducing 2 new Panel & Acoustic patterns. All 4 Upholstery patterns come standard with a stain repellent to keep them looking beautiful. Both Panel & Acoustic patterns have been third-party tested for acoustic transparency and all 6 patterns are made from 100% recycled polyester, woven right here in the USA. Read on to see them all and order a free sample!


 

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LEED Letters for LEED Textiles

Posted by Guilford of Maine on February 18, 2016

The process of achieving LEED certification can be like trying to navigate a big city. While textiles are but a small portion of the LEED cityscape, we want you to have all the tools we can provide to make your life easier.

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric Sustainability Panel Fabric Acoustic Fabric

White as Snow

Posted by Guilford of Maine on January 22, 2016

It's that time of year again for winter snow storms for us in the frigid north. Using all of this winter weather as a starting point, I thought I'd highlight some of our Panel and Acoustic fabrics that are as white as, you guessed it, snow.

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Our Most Popular Posts from 2015

Posted by Guilford of Maine on January 6, 2016

2015 marked the 150th anniversary of our mill in Guilford, Maine where we still weave our fabric today and it was our first year with a blog. It's always nice to take a look back at the year that was, so here are some of our most popular posts from 2015. On our blog we strive to provide you useful content from the world of textiles in order to make your job easier and we will continue to pursue that goal in 2016!
 

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Infographic: How Textiles Are Made

Posted by Guilford of Maine on October 21, 2015

The processes of making textiles can be, well, a little bit complicated. There are a lot of different steps that have to come together in order to make your chairs, acoustic panels, lounge seating, cubicle panels or anywhere else you stick fabric look and perform great. Some of us are visual learners, so we put together a handy infographic to give a broad overview of what the process looks like at our mills in Maine and North Carolina.


 

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Topics: Wallcovering Fabric Upholstery Fabric Textiles 101 Panel Fabric Acoustic Fabric

Meet our new patterns

Posted by Guilford of Maine on August 26, 2015

We are excited to announce that we have just launched 7 new Upholstery patterns and 5 new Panel & Acoustic patterns. All of the Upholstery products (except the Teknit knit) come with our BLOCKaide Stain Repellent and are all 50,000+ double rubs. Also, all the Panel & Acoustic products have been acoustically tested by a third party and are equally at home on a cubicle panel or an acoustic panel. But enough chit chat, I'll let the photos do the talking.
 

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Topics: Upholstery Fabric Teknit Panel Fabric Knitting Color Acoustic Fabric