Midtown Collection by KnollTextiles

Midtown Collection by KnollTextiles

For Winter 2013, KnollTextiles has introduced the Midtown Collection.

Midtown Collection by KnollTextiles_2

With names like ‘Rush Hour’, ‘Commuter Cloth’ and ‘Journey’, the new Midtown Collection from KnollTextiles celebrates Knoll New York’s move to Midtown Manhattan.

The Midtown Collection, designed in honor of Knoll's move from Chelsea to Midtown Manhattan, comprises foundation textiles for walls as well as upholstery, with a rich, saturated palette of clean, clear color. Included are 3 fabrics from the KT Collection of affordable modern design, which were created in particular for high performance and high durability. The collection also includes five new upholsteries (including six new colors for Ultrasuede) – Journey, Commuter Cloth, Rush Hour, Tilden – and two new wall coverings called Express and Transfer.

Journey Upholstery ii

Journey is a a classic boucl© fabric made of 50% recycled polyester and available in a wide range of 18 colors.

Commuter Cloth ii

Made of 75% post-consumer recycled content, Commuter Cloth is a piece dyed fabric that uses a resist yarn to create a two-toned effect.

Rush Hour ii

Rush Hour is a subtle texture with a slight figure eight pattern. It uses a high sheen twist yarns to create a two-tone effect.

Tilden ii

Tilden is a polyurethane upholstery that contains a subtle undulating stripe, giving it texture and dimension. Tilden is made with Cleangene technology, which means that it is stain resistant, highly durable, and bleach solution cleanable. This makes it an excellent choice for hospitality and healthcare.

Midtown Collection by KnollTextiles_Ultrasuede

The six new Ultrasuede colors bring the total number of Ultrasuede colors available up to 97. Benefits include multi-use, 80% post-industrial recycled content, over 200,000 double rubs, and easy cleanability. It can also be used for wallcovering and wrapped acoustical panels.

Express Wallcovering ii

The new Wallcoverings  include Express, an understated texture that seams beautifully, and Transfer an elegant grasscloth-type fabric made using a sophisticated twist yarn with Teflon® soil and stain repellent.

Midtown Collection by KnollTextiles_Transfer

The Midtown Collection is available for purchase on the website www.knolltextiles.com. For additional distribution and customer information, call 866-565-KTKT

About the manufacturer: Founded by Florence Knoll in 1947, KnollTextiles is a division of Knoll, Inc., and maintains a marketing and design studio at 76 Ninth Avenue, 11th floor, New York, NY 10011. Intended for commercial application and cross over residential use, KnollTextiles is currently under the creative direction of Dorothy Cosonas who combines clean, clear color with modern, elegant patterns and textures. Influenced by a passion for fine art and international fashion, Cosonas is the recipient of numerous awards, including Gold at Best of NeoCon. Her work was a major part of KnollTextiles 2011 retrospective exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center and has been accepted into the permanent collection of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

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