This month was a fun one! Not only did we cover the latest industry news, but we highlighted cool projects and products. Here’s a look back at June 2021.
Ian Callum, the British designer who made his mark creating jaw-dropping seats for Jaguar and Aston Martin, has designed a lounge chair.
Italian customs officials have seized a Rolls-Royce Phantom because it’s upholstered in crocodile leather, which is illegal there.
Continental’s full-width, triple-screen display is going into mass production, signaling a new era in dashboard technology.
Detroit Body Products, longtime supplier of OEM fabrics and publisher of the popular Detroit Book, is officially out of business.
Stitch Concepts in Deming, New Mexico, was destroyed in a massive fire, which the owner suspects was arson.
Bentley Motors just revealed that its popular diamond-in-diamond quilting requires 712 stitches per diamond.
Quadratec, the industry’s largest retailer of Jeep accessories, is making its catalog free — and every trim shop needs one.
“NC Shop Talk,” the auto upholstery industry’s first podcast, is finally here — with three awesome episodes for you to listen to.
Trimmer Larry Bret Maxwell of Pendleton, Indiana, has died at age 63.
Automakers are upholstering their vehicle interiors in fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.
SEMA has opened registration for its annual Battle of the Builders contest — and yes, we have details.
No one but Kim Kardashian could get the whole world to stop what they’re doing and pay attention to a car’s upholstery.
Bry-Tech Distributors says it bought most of Detroit Body Products’ inventory, following the Michigan company’s closure.
What do NASCAR and the Vatican have in common? They both go to the same auto upholstery shop near Verona, Italy.
The Chrysler Crossfire’s factory soft top is notorious for splitting at the seams, and the rear glass window separates from the canvas.
One of the most difficult aspects of owning and operating a trim shop is time management, especially if you’re doing everything alone.
The latest episode of NC Shop Talk features none other than master trimmer Shannon Walters of Interiors by Shannon.
Pasubio, the company that makes leather for such such luxury automakers as Bentley and Maserati, just sold for more than $715 million.
We’ve seen Royole’s flexible screen technology in curved TVs and folding cell phones, but now they want to put it in cars.
Trimmer Charles Eli Nation of Santa Barbara, California, has died at age 82.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is renown for its innovative, luxurious and sometimes senseless interior features.
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