Inspiration

March 1, 2021

Award of Excellence/Award of Distinction (Upholstery) Marine Exterior Upholstery B’s Kustom KreationsJefferson City, Mo. U.S.A. www.bkkllc.com This elegant project by B’s Kustom Kreations won an Award of Excellence in the Marine Exterior Upholstery category and an Award of Distinction in the Upholstery category. The project included recovering the upper side panels, buckets seats and rear seats, …

Inspiration

January 1, 2021

Marine FabricationHawkes Bay Trim and CanvasHastings, Hawkes Bay, NZ hbtrimandcanvas@xtra.co.nz The project goal was to update an existing canopy and undertake a complete interior fit-out, which included all new linings and new seating on this live-a-board yacht. Project challenges included working on multiple platforms and at different times around many tradespeople. The patterning took place while …

Imagining new ways to create shade

August 31, 2020

Whitney Carman relies on lateral thinking and relationship building to create innovative shade solutions. By Sigrid Tornquist “I think one of the reasons my projects are unique has to do with the ability for lateral thinking, which means seeing a variety of solutions to a problem or uses for an object, and not necessarily just …

Jumping on the design trend bandwagon

March 3, 2020

Embrace new design materials with knowledge and caution. by Sigrid Tornquist “Customers are always looking to us, the materials manufacturers, to guide them on trends while bringing new innovation,” says Warren J. McCrickard, executive vice president, sales and marketing for Dothan, Ala.-based Infinity Luxury Woven Vinyl™. “If it is cool to the touch, easy to …