Late 1990s - 2000s

  • Jofco

  • Lumicor

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2007

Jhane launches two exciting new projects: totally green furniture with JOFCO (office furniture manufacturer) and a series of translucent resin panels encapsulating her unique textiles for Lumicor (leading manufacturer of innovative resin design products). These panels will be used for everything from table tops and coasters to light fixtures!

  • 2006

    Jhane introduced her special take on flocking. "Sonar" is an example - she designed a beautiful fabric of gradating colors with embroidery. Adding flocking was just the icing on the cake.

  • 2006

    Jhane introduced her Paisley Chenille jacket that used a heat transfer technique. It was so popular, she repeated it in Spring 2008 with "Sideswipe" shirt (and others).

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2006

Jhane launches her new eyewear collection distributed through Kenmark Eyewear. For more visit our gallery

  • 2005

    Once again, Jhane combines her love of using math for design to educate and inspire students. She is delighted to have a chapter published in McDougal Littell, “Algebra 2 Explorations and Applications” Math Book.

     -  McDougal Littell, “Algebra II: Explorations and Applications”, the section entitled, “Sequences

        and Series: Fractals for Fashion” (“Houghton Mifflin” acquired McDougal Littell in the 90’s)

2004

Jhane produces a line of photo albums and journals exclusively for MoMA.

  • "Multiply"

  • "Divide"

  • "Equal"

  • "Equal"

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2003

Introduction of Jhane's “Chaos” Carpet, a design based on the mathematics of the Chaos Theory. It is the first style done with a very long repeat, so every tile is slightly different. When installed randomly it gives a unique effect.

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2002

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  • 2001

    Jhane proudly collaborates with Ohio Math Works making a video and textbook for middle school math students to use creativity with mathematics and see how math can be directly applied to design.

  • 2001

    Jhane adds the Martini Table to her collection of furniture for Bernhardt.

2000

Spacer is a high-tech upholstery fabric with a 3-dimensional look. Visually, it appears to be three separate fabrics that have been connected.

This look is achieved by a complex knitting process allowing all layers to be knitted at once which makes it incredibly strong. This structure makes the fabric thick without being too dense.

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2000

...continued. Consequently, Spacer is a very comfortable fabric to sit on. This fabric was available in 5 bright colors. The bright colors are achieved by digitally printing the color onto the fabric. This also enhances the 3-dimensional look because the color is sprayed through the top surface. Spraying, as opposed to piece dyeing, allows the middle layer to remain white.

  • 1999

    Jhane wins two Neocon awards for her second textile collection including the innovative Photo-Realism collection: the Gold Award for Textiles 1999 and Most Innovative Award for 1999.

  • 1999

    • Jhane wins first place from the 1998 Dupont Antron Product Innovation Award competition for Arroyo, part of her second carpet tile collection produced in collaboration with Collins & Aikman, Inc.

     

    • Jhane wins two Good design awards from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design for her floor coverings designed for Collins & Aikman, Inc.

1998

Jhane's newest collection introduces a knitted zip front jacket made from Tencel. She is the first designer to use this natural fiber from trees in menswear.

1998

Jhane Barnes Textiles Collection wins the Best of Neocon Gold Award for Fabrics, Leathers, Vinyls.