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SURTEX is the ideal sourcing event for retailers, licensees and manufacturers looking to license or purchase original artwork, prints and patterns as part of their product development process.

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SURTEX 2015 a success


The 29th edition of SURTEX drew top retailers and manufacturers from across the globe. Many artists have already renewed their exhibit space for next year.

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2015 Conference videos available


If you missed the 2015 SURTEX conference program, don’t worry – recordings of all of the sessions are available for purchase.

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On The Surface


ALL ABOARD 3-TRACK CONFERENCE — The 2016 SURTEX Conference Program will feature three tracks, each leading to greater professionalism: Essentials, Advanced Strategies, and Business Enhancements. The Essentials track will cover everything you need to get […]


It’s serious business, this business of forecasting trends. Manufacturers and retailers in every industry literally stake their fortunes on coming out with the right stuff at the right time, decisions they must make several years […]

COLOR HER FAR-SIGHTED: Nancy Fire Foresees Coming Trends

So what if the human eye can detect some 10 million different colors? The ones that interest the design industry are the colors trending this year and beyond. And who knows what they are? Meet […]

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Art Licensing for Designers, Manufacturers, and Retailers
Now in its 30th year, SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design—where artists, art agents, licensing agencies and licensors connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. Wall coverings, fabric prints, decorative accessories, bed linens, stationery, giftware, apparel and so much more…if it’s any product with a surface or textile design of any kind, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.


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