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  • Upholstery Fabric For Curtains
    August 2, 2019

    Can You Use Upholstery Fabric for Curtains?

    Yes, you can use upholstery fabric for curtains and drapery. There are a few things to consider before ordering upholstery fabric for your next curtain or drapery project. So, you’ve moved into a new house or your old curtains seem...

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  • How to become an interior designer
    June 27, 2019

    How to become an interior designer

    The best way to become an interior designer is to get a degree in interior design. Pass the National Counsel for Interior Design Exam. Build a portfolio through pro bono or apprenticeships through interior designers and firms. Then create your own...

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  • How much does an interior designer cost?
    June 27, 2019

    How much does an interior designer cost?

    On average, an interior designer will cost between $1,000 and $5,000 per room, excluding the furniture and decoration purchases. Some interior designers charge hourly and expect to pay $50-$500 per hour depending on the interior designer. Larger projects will cost...

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  • How to become an Interior Designer |  Part 2
    June 18, 2019

    How to become an Interior Designer | Part 2

    So, You want to be an Interior designer. When it comes to interior design, there are many ways you can become a designer, or decorator. There are two avenues I would take. In this blog, I will discuss those avenues and how you can become an interior designer or decorator. 
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  • What is Lightfastness?
    June 17, 2019

    What is Lightfastness?

    When it comes to fabric, this question comes up a lot. You might have seen in a fabric rating such as 500 lightfastness hours or some other type of rating relating to direct sunlight exposure. In this blog, I want to define the meaning of lightfastness when it comes to upholstery fabric and choosing the best outdoor fabric for your home.
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  • Top NYC Interior Designers
    June 14, 2019

    Top NYC Interior Designers

    New York is the pinnacle for fashion and design all over the world. With Interior Design as part of the industry, we wanted to highlight the Top NYC Interior Designers supporting Revolution Performance Fabrics.  Thank you for reading the blog and I hope you enjoy the designers we chose to write up. If you are an Interior designer in New York, email us at revolution@stikp.com and we will include you in our next blog of Interior Designers in New York.
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  • Our favorite Interior design podcasts
    June 12, 2019

    Our favorite Interior design podcasts

    We just launched a podcast called The starting designer: How to survive your first year of owning and operating an interior design business. In this podcast, we interview furniture manufacturers, textile designers, and industry-leading interior designers as they walk us through the start of their careers. 
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  • Making Furniture in the USA –  Manufacturers in the USA - Part 1
    June 7, 2019

    Making Furniture in the USA – Manufacturers in the USA - Part 1

    The world is smaller than ever before today, with manufacturing options just a click away on your laptop or computer. That’s why it’s so important to highlight, amidst the competition, the manufacturers that are continuously ranking at the very top with the attention to detail, quality, and precision in every facet of their furniture-making assembly-line.
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  • What is a bouclé yarn?
    June 7, 2019

    What is a bouclé yarn?

    When it comes to styling with various types of yarns, some terminology becomes second nature to fabric designers; however, the names for these types of yarns can be confusing for the consumer.  One such yarn is referred to as a boucle yarn.
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