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Sina Pearson Presents Specifying Textiles for Success CEU

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222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza

Suite 11-106

Chicago, IL 60654

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Expand your knowledge to better select textiles that meet demanding and often conflicting performance criteria, while also creating beautiful interiors. This CEU will include examples of common field failures, explain why they occurred and offer guidance for avoiding them. Small bites and beverages will be served.

CEU 1.0 IDCEC Credit

Selection Criteria for successful specification

  • Cost factors
  • End use application
  • Setting or environment
  • Fiber performance
  • Environmental impact
  • Maintenance and cleaning
  • Textile supplier expertise
  • Fabrication factors
  • Aesthetics
  • Contract textile performance

ACT

  • Explanation of certification marks

Review Field Failures

  • 6 most common failures
  • How you can avoid them

Considerations for different scenarios

  • Furniture manufacturing/fabrication
  • Textile treatment/finish

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PRESENTER

Sina Pearson graduated from the Univ. of Washington with a double major in fine arts/textiles, and Swedish language and literature, then earned her MFA in textiles from Cranbrook. After working for SOM /Chicago as a color/materials specialist, she won a grant from the Swedish government to study at the Royal Academy of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm.

Returning to New York, she directed the textile divisions of a series of A-list firms, Jens Risom, Ward Bennet/Brickel Ass. and Unika Vaev. In 1985 she co-founded ACT, The Association for Contract Textiles; it remains the guide post for industry standards and promoting awareness of textiles. In 1990 she founded her own company, Sina Pearson Textiles, which designs, manufactures and distributes exclusive upholstery textiles for contract, healthcare, institutional, hospitality and residential use.

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