On The Surface

ONLY IN NEW YORK… And ONLY AT SURTEX 2017!

What’s that sound we hear? The flurry of artists and agents packing up all over the world…The clicking of keyboards as art buyers and licensees, manufacturers, and retailers double-check their most-wanted lists before heading to […]

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CHASING INSPIRATION IN THE BIG APPLE

When in New York this month, do as New Yorkers do: hit the museums.  Here’s a quick list of what’s playing where while you’re here for SURTEX.   COOPER HEWITT, 2 East 91st — The […]

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UPDATES & UPGRADES

As we gear up for SURTEX 2017, look at this year’s show features: Show Highlights Trend Theatre, complimentary, industry-led flash talks held on the show floor. Nine sessions in all, 3 sessions being offered daily; […]

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Spring-Fresh Art & Design Coming Full-Bloom at SURTEX 2017

Q:  Can you name three of the most effective words in the lexicon of successful marketing? A: New, Fresh, and Original.  (Some would add “Shoe sale!” to the list of red-hot attention-getters, but that’s another […]

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designext® Student Winners Jumpstart Their Careers at SURTEX

Chosen from entries that flowed in from around the globe, four young artists, representing three nations, have been chosen top winners in the 31st SURTEX student design contest known as designext. The four winners, who have […]

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UPDATES & UPGRADES

REALLY NEW, FRESH & ORIGINAL: The Design District at SURTEX 2017.  An economical exhibit area created exclusively for first-time SURTEX exhibitors, the dedicated show space is attracting artists who will be bringing New, Fresh & […]

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Winds Of Change: New Technologies Offer Artists New Options

Remember Hal? Anyone who’s ever seen “2001: A Space Odyssey” may never forget “him,” Hal, the only computer we know on a first-name basis. For many of us, that name may be fear. Fear that […]

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Winds Of Change: Tapping New Techonologies… Or Not

It’s about time to update our image of working artists: isolated in an icy garret, struggling to master the traditional tools of their trade — paper and canvas, paint and clay, recalcitrant computers. The instruments […]

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UPDATES & UPGRADES

See what’s in bloom at SURTEX   Preview our Design Image Gallery, get a sneak peek at the next big trends and styles as SURTEX artists debut their newest and best work of the year. […]

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Heading To SURTEX 2017: TRENDS & INFLUENCES

Just three short months from now, artists and designers from around the world will converge on the Javits Center in New York City, filling the SURTEX showplace with color, pattern, and their unique points of […]

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