Coral Fabrics
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Howard L. Puckett

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Because coral can be so powerful, there are some applications to avoid. Unforgiving surfaces, such as flooring, tile, and countertops, may not be appropriate. And designers, when considering coral fabrics, will usually pass on bold or shiny prints in favor of those with more detail. "Coral fabric works best when it's prominently textured," says Sides. "It's much prettier when light can move about the fabric."

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