What does it take to be considered an icon of the hospitality industry? Raul Leal, Virgin Hotels; Ave Bradley, Kimpton Hotels; Mitch Parker, Parker & Assoc.; and Erin Hoover, Starwood Hotels give their take on what makes our very own Deborah Herman the ultimate connector, disruptor, and friend.
This past July, Fabric Innovations was featured on Modern Living with Kathy Ireland on both E! Entertainment Network and Bloomberg International. In Kathy’s exclusive interview with owner Deborah Herman, the two discussed industry trends, how Deborah got started, and why manufacturing in the U.S. is still a priority for the company. JL Haber, Vice President [...]
Fabric Innovations is proud to expand our offerings with fabrics fit for hospitality upholstery. Tailor sofas, chairs, ottomans, and headboards with our textured menswear-inspired fabrics and velvets, or custom create your own. With the addition of upholstery fabrics, designers can finally come to us for every fabric, every guestroom, every time. Visit the new www.fabricinnovations.com [...]
Welcome to the new age of advanced digital printing. Fabric Innovations’ signature technology enables designers to create custom patterns and subtle ombres across a variety of fabrics — now including sheers, velvets, and blackouts — with confidence. Shown here digitally printed tie dye sheer drapery and digitally printed ombre blackout fading from black to gray.
At this year's Gold Key Awards reception, presented by ST Media, Deborah was presented with the 2015 NEWH Icon of Industry award. Watch her inspirational toast to all the women owned businesses in the industry. Time to break on through that glass ceiling!
Deborah Herman, owner and president of Fabric Innovations, talks about her new designs and being awarded NEWH's 2015 Icon of Industry Award in this exclusive Hotel Business interview at BDNY.
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Gonzalo Leon de la Barra to Vice President. In his new role, Gonzalo will continue to oversee Fabric Innovations’ long-term procurement programs for prestigious hotel properties and chains, and will now be involved in setting strategic direction for the company. “Gonzalo is a big part of the [...]
Fabric Innovations is thrilled that our Touché Matelassé bedding was awarded Interior Design’s Best of Year for Hospitality Textiles! Honorees were selected by Editor in Chief Cindy Allen and a jury of design leaders from more than 1,800 project and product submissions. The honor is all the more humbling as we were named winner of [...]
Thanks to a $30,000, three-year scholarship commitment from Fabric Innovations, NEWH Inc. will award a $10,000 scholarship each year to a student pursuing hospitality design or management. This year the scholarship committee selected Karen (Karahm) Paik to receive the $10,000 Fabric Innovations Legacy Scholarship. A student at Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Paik is working [...]
Who said blackouts can’t be dashing? Instead of using a typical woven dim out or a standard three pass blackout in ecru, why not use a textured blackout in a custom color to give your drapes a more sophisticated look? There are no rules against decorative blackouts in a guestroom. While they maintain the light [...]