Textile design and environmental commitment

Founded in 1990 by Design Director Iris Wang and her husband, President E-Kwan Chen, Brentano has grown from a modest beginning of eight patterns to an internationally represented textile house. Brentano's fabrics stem from Wang's philosophy of balancing beauty + performance. Our growing collection of eco-fabrics expands this ideology by demanding textiles meet thoroughly researched standards of environmental consciousness while maintaining their beauty. Having celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2010, Brentano continues to offer a variety of innovative and interesting textiles, including eco-friendly faux leather, high performance upholstery, fire-resistant, outdoor and Crypton, Nano-Tex and GreenShield fabrics. Brentano fabrics are designed... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Pattern-Making

Pattern makers will make a blueprint of your idea. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.

Production

These factories will mass produce your designs.