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On 10/21/2016
Spradling International's Chuck Streich, Tobe Fitterman, and Mark Satcher enjoy meeting industry thought-leaders at the InterACT 2016 conference
INTERACT 2016: How Contract Fabric Manufacturers And Distributors Are Looking Forward

This year’s InterACT 2016 was an innovative look at a variety of issues. The Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) changes the paradigm of how our industry converses and views our business. Networking is always an important advantage as seeing your peers brings an understanding of where our common challenges and concerns lie and how innovators… Read full article…

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On 07/29/2016
It Can Make Your Head Whirl!
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As Spradling’s A&D Director, it’s important that I understand what the design community is thinking about and tools they wish to have.  In our fast-paced world, design spans the globe and interior professionals and architects have an enormous amount of information coming in and going out of their offices and brains. A few thoughts that… Read full article…

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On 06/24/2016
Musings on NeoCon 2016
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NeoCon 2016, held June 13-15 in Chicago, is a major event for manufacturers and distributors of a variety of contract FF&E products. Everything from coated fabrics and textiles to furniture systems and carpet are shown in a series of showrooms or temporary booths. Some of us have attended for many years; other attendees are often… Read full article…

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On 05/04/2016
Who Designed That Space?
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The world of interior design is expanding, gaining more and more input from end users in the design industry. In healthcare design, nurses and clinicians play a critical role in guiding design results based on input and experience used during their medical duties. For these professionals, the placement of a chair, table, bed or medical… Read full article…