When activity is a lifestyle, it doesn’t stay on the gym floor. Joining forces with design firm , textile specialist translates the strength, durability, and boldness of modern athletic apparel into an equally energetic upholstery fabric collection. A yearlong development process between Gensler design principal and Carnegie executive vice president of creative Mary Holt culminated in PFRM, a shortcut for perform—the premise for the seven patterns. Pivot and Flex, both polyester, resemble high-performance fibers used in sneakers. Two acrylic-polyester blends, Triad and Triad Stripe, are inspired by leggings. Stride marshals a mélange of wool, nylon, polyester, and elastane to demonstrate advanced knit technologies. Kinetic is a multicolored cotton-poly stripe, while Relay is a gridded mix of polyester, nylon, and acrylic.
Carnegie and Gensler Channel Athleisure for PFRM Upholstery Fabrics
Spring Homes 2019 Issue