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Perennials and Sutherland L.L.C.

About

The Perennials and Sutherland group of companies are acknowledged leaders in the international design industry. The company excels at collaborating with leading designers to produce the finest luxury furniture, fabrics and accessories. David Sutherland Showrooms are exclusive to the trade and represent the finest in home furnishings, fabrics and accessories, along with the company's signature Perennials and Sutherland brands. Sutherland and Perennials Studios present a showcase collection of the very latest from the Perennials and Sutherland collections.

About Perennials Fabrics

EXCLUSIVELY SOLUTION-DYED ACRYLIC

Perennials is the leader in the high-performance textiles industry. Since the company’s debut in 1997, Perennials has been recognized as a designer’s dream fabric for contract and residential applications, transforming gardens, pools, yachts and casual living areas into enchanting spaces. Perennials’ 100% solution-dyed acrylic fabrics, rugs, and accessories are remarkably luxurious as they are performant, perfect for exteriors as well as carefree indoor spaces.

Perennials fabric is proudly manufactured in the company-owned production facility, Perennials Textiles de Mexico (PTM), located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The state-of-the-art textile plant allows for rapid increase in output with looms that produce thousands of fabric per month. Additionally, Perennials rugs are manufactured in India at Perennials India (PI) allowing for shortened rug lead times and to ensure pristine quality control.

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About Sutherland Furniture

LUXURY OUTDOORS

Sutherland furniture reflects a clear understanding of modern lifestyles and the need for quality design for outdoor furniture and indoor accessories. Elegant proportions, unparalleled comfort and craftsmanship are the brand’s defining elements.

Based in Dallas, Texas, Sutherland furniture is produced by select manufacturing partners globally. Highly-experienced and talented craftspeople develop finishes, upholstery and custom pieces designing by and for their discerning clientele.

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Designer showroom for Perennials performance fabrics and rugs.

About Our Showrooms

THE WORLD’S FINEST FURNITURE

David Sutherland Showroom is a full-service, multi-line collection of the finest furniture, fabric and accessory manufacturers from around the world. We strive to provide the right resources to the right client by cultivating relationships with designers, architects and manufacturers. We specialize in the ultimate service engagement on indoor and outdoor residential or contract projects. The Sutherland Perennials Studios across the nation are dedicated to showcasing the Sutherland Furniture and Perennials Fabrics luxury brands. Featuring the best of Sutherland outdoor furniture, lighting and accessories paired alongside Perennials Luxury Performance Fabrics and Rugs, the Sutherland Perennials Studios are the premier destination for indoor and outdoor furnishings.

  • 1978

    David Sutherland launched his first showroom in Houston

    A short time later, a second showroom was added in Dallas, where the 25,000-square-foot corporate headquarters is located today. The Los Angeles showroom opened in 1999 and underwent expansion in 2004 and again in 2014. Success with Sutherland’s proprietary products in Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas led to the opening of two more showrooms in New York’s well-known Design & Decoration building and the Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach, Florida in 2005. This expansion was a natural progression in two major markets for Sutherland to showcase new indoor and outdoor collections to the interior design community.

  • 1994

    Launch of Sutherland Furniture

    This year marked the launch of Sutherland Furniture with an outdoor collection of 35 pieces introduced at the San Francisco Market. A collaboration between David Sutherland and internationally-acclaimed furniture designer John Hutton, this collection created a new niche in the outdoor furniture market. For the first time, innovative design defined exciting outdoor rooms that possessed all the comfort, style and utility of indoor spaces. Sutherland pioneered tailored-cushion “deep-seating” collections for the outdoors and was the first company to introduce fully-upholstered outdoor collections.

  • 1997

    The formation of a new company: Perennials

    Responding to a need by interior designers and architects for high-performance outdoor fabrics with indoor fabric design sensibilities, David Sutherland’s personal and professional partnership with his wife, Ann, led to the formation of a new company, Perennials. Partnering with John Hutton again, Perennials introduced comfortable colors, great hand and beautiful textures and patterns using 100% Solution Dyed Acrylics. Perennials’ trademark fiber design technology leads the industry with soil, stain and UV resistance while exceeding the demanding abrasion ratings required by the contract market.

  • 2006

    Perennials Textiles de Mexico was formed

    Perennials Textiles de Mexico was originally formed to store raw materials and produce sampling materials in a warehouse space in Toluca, Mexico. In 2008 Perennials purchased loom machines and set up a production facility in San Luis, Mexico. The mill was later expanded to include weaving, sampling, and storage under one state-of-the-art 60,000 square feet roof. PTM continues to increase fabric production, satisfying our growing retail partnerships.

  • 2013

    Perennials Rugs was born

    Though Perennials sold luxury performance rugs on a one-off basis prior, the brand expanded upon the category in 2013, creating a full collection of customizable made-to-order rugs and voila, Perennials Rugs was born! Over the years Perennials Rugs continues to push the envelope of weaving innovation and custom design, expanding performance into categories like Flat Weave, Tibetan Knot and Chenille drop stitch.

  • 2017

    International growth

    Sutherland Perennials Studio debuted in London’s Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, marking a significant milestone in international growth for both Perennials Fabrics and Rugs and Sutherland Furniture.

  • 2018

    New facility in India

    Perennials Rugs production received a makeover in the form of a new facility in India—Perennials Textiles India. In addition to renovating the original weaving facility in India, another building is built from the ground up to accommodate increased rug production and complete quality control. These facilities are owned and operated by Perennials.

  • 2021

    First showroom in Mumbai

    Perennials opens showroom in Mumbai, expanding an already large footprint in India. Located in the posh neighborhood of Colaba, the showroom offers a curation of Perennials Fabrics and Rugs, as well as select Sutherland Furniture.

  • Beyond

    Continued expansion

    Perennials and Sutherland, LLC continues to expand into new markets and distribution channels for Sutherland and Perennials products, while David Sutherland Showrooms keep redefining trends in the professional showroom and shopping experience. Sutherland continues to collaborate with the world’s design luminaries while expanding their offerings with new materials and innovative methods of manufacturing and craftsmanship. Meanwhile, Perennials product designers stretch the boundaries of possibility using the company’s trademark 100% Solution-dyed Acrylic fiber; innovations in yarns, construction and new product categories to inspire the design community. As leaders in the international design marketplace, Perennials and Sutherland, LLC looks forward to growing a rapidly-expanding retail business while also increasing focus on the hospitality industry.

Mission, Vision, & Values

MISSION - Our stakeholders, designers and employees are aligned around one common mission: to elevate creativity and the value of professional design in the creation of environments for better living.

VISION - By partnering with the world’s best designers, using the finest materials and investing in the best production technology, Perennials and Sutherland group strives to make life more beautiful.

VALUES - These values are lived out in every aspect of our business, from aesthetic direction and product development to internal culture and the showroom experience: - Support the value and purpose of creativity and creative thinking
- Pursue integrity in everything we do
- Provide excellence in execution, building extraordinary teams with exceptional people

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