Di-jeh-tul Print-ng: Noun ‘Is the practice of taking digital information and communicating with a device that prints that information onto a surface or medium’ At Zavi Textiles we have expanded our offering to include commercial grade digitally printed textiles Zavi Digital Textiles exceed ACT standards for heavy-duty upholstery, 50,000- 100,000 DR after print and CA 117 These textiles can be treated with the latest finishes available. We show 8 grounds as standard offerings, but have access to more than 300 different ground materials upon request. Zavi Digital Textiles are one of the most competitive upholstery solutions available in our industry. Our in house graphic staff can take your inspiration, create your artwork, and make it come to life.
DRAPERY |ˈdrāpərē| (noun) • Long curtains of high performance fabrics hanging in loose folds; adds dimension and privacy to a room. • All fabrics meet FR code NFPA 701. • Custom patterns and colors available / minimums apply. ORIGIN: Middle English (in the sense ‘cloth, fabrics’): from Old French draperie, from drap ‘cloth’ .
UPHOLSTERY |əpˈhōlst(ə)rē, əˈpōl-| (noun) sh • A woven textile that is fixed to furniture such as armchairs or sofas; meets highest performance standards, ensuring maximum wear and durability. • Fabrics pass California Bulletin 117 and UFAC Class 1; exceed 30,000 double rubs. • Custom patterns and colors available / minimums apply. ORIGIN: The word upholstery comes from the Middle English word upholder, which referred to a tradesman who held up his goods for sale.
SHEER |SHi(ə)r| (noun) • Very thin, diaphanous fabric made using thread and/or low density of knit which results in a semi-transparent textile used as curtains, which allow for sunlight to pass through during daylight, while maintaining a level of privacy and major design impact. • All fabrics meet FR code NFPA 701 • Custom patterns and colors available / minimums apply. ORIGIN: Middle English (in the sense ‘exempt, cleared’): probably an alteration of dialect shire‘pure, clear,’ from the Germanic base of the verb shine.
VINYL |ˈvīnl| (noun) • Synthetic plastic consisting of PVC used for covering materials, such as textiles; offering unparalleled durability and versatile distinction. • Inherently FR to meet or exceed hospitality requirements • Custom patterns and colors available / minimums apply. ORIGIN: PVC was accidentally synthesized in 1872 by German chemist Eugen Baumann. Waldo Semon and the B.F. Goodrich Company developed a method in 1926 to plasticize PVC by blending it with various additives. The result was a more flexible and more easily processed material that soon achieved widespread commercial use.
ECO-VINYL |ˈiːkəʊ| - |ˈvīnl| (noun) • Composed of polyurethane, these products offer high abrasion resistance, excellent stain resistance and will degrade over time. • Inherently FR to meet or exceed hospitality requirements. • Custom patterns and colors available / minimums apply.
WALLCOVERING |wôl| - |ˈkəv(ə)riNG| (noun) • Decorative covering for interior walls; made in long rolls, which are hung vertically, adding designer impact to any space. • All 21oz, Class II, ASTM E-84 Class A. • Custom patterns and colors available / minimums apply. ORIGIN: The main historical techniques are: hand-painting, woodblock printing (overall the most common), stenciling, and various types of machine-printing. The first three all date back to before 1700.