Maharam Fabrics

Maharam Fabrics
Maharam was founded in 1902 by 
Louis Maharam, a Russian immigrant.

Through the generations, Maharam
evolved from a source of theatrical textiles for costume and set design in the 1940s
to a pioneer of performance-driven textiles for commercial interiors in the '60s.
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Maharam is recognized for its rigorous and holistic commitment to design as a leading provider
of textiles to architects and interior designers. Maharam embraces a 
range of disciplines, from product, graphic, and digital design to art and architecture.
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Maharam's spaces are unified in both appearance and spirit.

The Maharam Design Studio governsthe research, engineering, design,
and development of textiles forcommercial and residential interiors.
Balancing an appreciation of historywith innovative interdisciplinary
exploration, the studio focuses onfour main themes: utility, technology,
tradition, and luxury.
Maharam FabricsDrawn from our archives, Original Contract Textiles reflect the heritage of weaving.
Material innovation is fundamental to our textile engineering initiatives.
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Textiles of the 20th Century pays homage to modern design icons like Koloman Moser, Anni
Albers, Alexander Girard, Charles and Ray Eames, and Gio Ponti by faithfully reissuing their work.
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Long-term collaborations with Konstantin Grcic, Hella Jongerius, and Paul Smith, among others,
foster an open dialogue across varied design disciplines.
Maharam Digital Projects is an assemblage of large-scale wall installations created by
emerging and established artists and designers.
Our collaborative work with Nike, Vitra, and others extends our creative reach beyond textiles.
Maharam textiles are included in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of
Modern Art, and the Stedelijk Museum, among others. Maharam is the recipient of the Cooper-Hewitt National
Design Museum Design Patron Award (2007) for its longstanding support of design and cultural initiatives.