On The Surface

Getting the Most out of your Show Visit

SURTEX® 2018 is almost upon us! Are you ready for the show? For artists and attendees both old and new, the weeks leading up to the show can be filled with careful planning, double-checking of […]

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Artist: Sarah Von Dreele

Sarah Von Dreele was a first-time exhibitor at the SURTEX 2017 show. Although she secured one of the last remaining booths a mere month before the show, twenty of her designs were licensed globally by […]

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Buyer: Jeanne Allen

How do you prepare for the SURTEX show? I try to maximize the development of new ideas and products with preparation prior to a show by: Analyzing and identifying the opportunities in the business. Researching […]

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Returning Exhibitor: World Art Group

World Art Group is a leading art publisher located in Richmond, Virginia.  Formerly known as Old World Prints, World Art Group publishes a comprehensive line of imagery ranging from very Traditional to highly Contemporary. With […]

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Important Show Information

The deadline for exhibitors to secure advertising space has now passed, but you still have time to use Connect™, the attendee show planner tool, which connects attendees with exhibitors who match their artistic style. The […]

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Featured Artists

This month’s newsletter features the work of NOKIDDING Studio and Nerida Hansen. Stéphanie is a Paris-based surface pattern designer who founded the NOKIDDING Studio in 2017, after 15 years in the textile industry. She has […]

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Stand Out from the Crowd, Important Show Information, Featured Artists and More

Making Your Mark in a Changing Industry Now more than ever before, customers are changing the way they shop, browse, and buy. Consumers are looking for more. They value experiences, and seek out connections to […]

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Connect, Explore, and Find Something New at SURTEX® 2018

For over thirty years, SURTEX® has been the best place for artists, designers, art agencies, retailers and buyers to connect. The show is an unparalleled platform to find what you’re looking for, but also provides an […]

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Q&A with Deborah Schneiderman

Deborah Schneiderman is a Professor of Interior Design in the School of Design at Pratt Institute. She is also a registered architect and the principal and founder of deSc: architecture/design/research, a Brooklyn based research practice. […]

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Exhibitor Advertising Deadline

March is the exhibitor deadline to secure your advertising space in the official print directory. Also be sure to update your profile. Attendees use the Connect™ tool to engage with exhibitors who match their artistic style. SURTEX is set to take place May 20–22, 2018, […]

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