Architizer.com, a NY-based website that has become the largest platform for architecture and design project hosting, recently featured a blog article about Carnegie Fabrics and its entrepreneurial approach to business. The post discusses why some of the best-known companies in commercial wallcoverings and textiles are family-owned or operated. Below is a snippet of the article:



Recently, we asked Carnegie Fabrics president Cliff Goldman why some of the best-known companies in commercial wallcoverings and textiles are family-owned or operated. “This side of the industry requires an entrepreneurial approach, one that is often best suited to people and organizations that are quick on their feet and willing to veer off in new directions,” he responded. In this latest Spec Perspective, we explore in depth Carnegie’s move toward sustainability, and its nimbleness overall.

How has Carnegie Fabrics evolved most notably since 1950?

"Well, 1950 was an entirely different universe. The requirements are so much more complex today in terms of performance, flame codes, client expectations, and quality. What hasn’t changed is our approach that looks for new ways of doing business; keeping our eyes wide open; and not worrying so much about how we have done things in the past and, instead, focusing on what clients need in the future."

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