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Breathe by Milliken to Launch New Texture-Driven Fabrics at Showtime

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The Specialty Interiors business of Milliken & Company recently announced that it will launch new texture-driven Breathe by Milliken home fabrics at the upcoming High Point Showtime event.  These new products include cotton-linen blends and chenilles.

Offering the ultimate in sustainable performance, Breathe fabrics are unique because they have a plant-based water-repellent that is durable, repels everyday stains and cleans easily without PFCs, fire retardants or other chemicals of concern. Breathe by Milliken fabrics have also earned GREENGUARD GOLD certification, ensuring that they meet strict chemical emissions limits and enhancing the indoor air quality of living spaces.

The Breathe collection now features fabrics with varying degrees of texture and a range of plain to subtle patterns to address the growing consumer desire for textures and more tactile options. Milliken’s natural fiber fabrics use yarn size, slub yarns and a combination of fibers to achieve texture, while the new recycled polyester designs make use of tone on tone patterns, tweeds and chenille to create surface interest. The cotton-linen blend fabrics were added to offer more elegant performance fabric options that combine the high-end look and feel customers desire with the protection and durability they need.

All Breathe by Milliken fabrics are designed and carefully curated to evoke nature and comfort in a neutral and timeless pallet with spa accent tones to support this overall feel.

“There is a HUGE trend toward creating plush, cozy spaces, and elegant but livable rooms” said Dana Claire Larson, Milliken director of design and development. “Our new chenilles will make any room feel instantly warmer and more homelike, while our cotton-linen blends have been engineered to look and feel like high-end Belgian linen without the fear of stains. We believe our Breathe fabrics add an extra measure of elegance, comfort and peace of mind for those who want to feel good in - and about - the spaces they inhabit.”

For more information, visit breathebymilliken.com or stop by our showroom in the Market Square Textile Tower 4th floor to see their showroom and view our Breathe by Milliken collection.


More about Milliken’s Specialty Interiors Business: Milliken Specialty Interiors, a business in the Performance & Protective Textiles division, boasts a rich history of developing, designing and manufacturing fabrics for home and office furniture, vertical panels, privacy curtains, window treatments, theatrical curtains, top-of-bed applications and more. Through our unrivaled knowledge and unmatched service, we provide our customers with forward-thinking solutions that enhance their products in a variety of markets, including commercial, residential and healthcare, hospitality. For more information, visit www.millikenspecialtyinteriors.com.

More about Milliken: Milliken has been solving everyday problems with innovative solutions for more than 150 years. Our research, design and manufacturing expertise reaches across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemicals, floor covering and performance and protective textiles. An unwavering commitment to ethics guides our work to redefine how we add strength and protection to products, how we infuse vibrancy and color into our surroundings and how we care for the environment. For us, success is when discoveries made within Milliken help us all have more meaningful connections with the world. For more information, visit www.milliken.com.


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