On The Surface

'Tis the Season of Inspiration

EXHIBITORS FALL FOR AUTUMN '... When Fall comes, kicking Summer out... it stays awhile like an old ...

COLOR YOU CLUED-IN

Do you have "perfect hue," as in "perfect pitch" in music?  Probably not, says color expert Mark D....

SURTEX® REDUX: THE SHOW of SHOWS In SURFACE DESIGN

Say Goodbye, Dolly! instead. SURTEX® has taken over her role as the mega-matchmaker, at least, when...

Stroking That Crystal Ball

Trend Forecasters Look Ahead to 2018 Colors, Ideas, Attitudes No wetted finger in the wind for the...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

SURTEX 2017 Wrap up: We hope you enjoyed the post-show edition of On The Surface; we’re taking a b...

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 clic...

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 ...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

As we gear up for SURTEX 2017, look at this year’s show features:Show HighlightsTrend Theatre, ...

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,...

designext® Student Winners Jumpstart Their Careers at SURTEX

Chosen from entries that flowed in from around the globe, four young artists, representing three nat...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

REALLY NEW, FRESH & ORIGINAL: The Design District at SURTEX 2017.  An economical exhibit area c...

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 ...

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 mas...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

See what’s in bloom at SURTEX  Preview our Design Image Gallery, ge...

Heading To SURTEX 2017: TRENDS & INFLUENCES

Just three short months from now, artists and designers from around the world will converge on the ...