Creation

Creation

At Designtex, developing textiles and wallcoverings is as much an art as a science. An understanding and sensitivity to color in our lives and environment informs all our products.

Technology

Technology

Our Portland, Maine manufacturing facility produces digitally imaged materials, including wallcoverings, textiles and window films as products and for custom applications.

Sustainability

Sustainability

Environmental responsibility is fundamental to our business. Precision, is one of the first upholstery textiles in the industry to achieve gold level certification under the Facts Sustainability Ecolabel.

Innovation

Innovation

Designtex is a leader in material innovation; we’re committed to solving problems through material and environmental sciences and manufacturing. Chiyogami was engineered to provide acoustic absorption.

Collaboration

Collaboration

Working with various practitioners, Designtex Plus serves as a creative incubator to explore new patterns and materials. Amwell and Myddleton are part of an upholstery collection developed with Wallace Sewell.

Designtex is a Steelcase company.

 

Designtex is the leading company in the design and manufacturing of applied materials for the built environment.

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A recognized innovator, we are known for our rigorous and dedicated approach to research and development of textiles and wallcoverings with reduced environmental impact. Our ongoing efforts inform every product in our catalog. Shared insights benefit the industry through leadership and standard-setting industry organizations.

We offer an evolving catalog of over 8,000 materials. They are specified by designers for corporations, government and institutions, education, retail, hospitality, healthcare, and arenas in the United States and around the world.

Designtex is headquartered in New York City with sales offices around the world.

Artist as Printer

The expertise brought to our client’s projects at our Surface Imaging facility reflects the passion, curiosity and dedication to craft that our specialists bring to their own art.

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3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes

3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes allow surfaces to be easily refinished, extending the useful life of interior architectural and design elements. Designtex is the exclusive distributor in the United States.

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Rediscovering Charley Harper

Todd Oldham speaks about his delight at the discovery of Charley Harper’s art, and its relevance fifty years after its creation.

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At Home with Charley Harper

In this short documentary, designer Todd Oldham talks with Charley Harper about the evolution of his work as an artist, his love of nature, his disenchantment with realism, and his embrace of simplicity.

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Always Design

Designtex’s co-founder and former president, Ralph Saltzman, discusses the tradition of innovation that has guided the company since its inception in 1961.

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Loop to Loop

Loop to Loop is the story of four companies collaborating to engineer a closed system for capturing and recycling textile waste back into first quality goods.

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