On The Surface

FYI: SHORT TAKES FROM THE WORLD OF DESIGN

From London:  Francesca Ash, publisher of Total Licensing, industry journal of record, considering ...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

designext® 2017: Initial Judging completed!Just a few weeks ago, nearly 200 entries (the greatest n...

CHRISTMAS IN ANY OTHER COLORWAY?

Of course, we cherish the spiritual meaning of Christmas, but just for the moment, let'...

UPDATES & UPGRADES

Attendees love the expressions of imagination that SURTEX exhibitors bring to the forefront. Hear w...

'SEASONS’ GREETINGS'

Christmas may still be top banana in retail sales -- contributing some 30 percent of many stores' p...

PERSPECTIVES

Greetings, In last month’s column, I introduced myself and shared information about new key staff w...

Rx FOR INSPIRATION: GO TRAVELING!

Here's a question SURTEX exhibitor Tracey Wirth may not have heard since grade school ...

SHOW'S SHAPING UP

EXHIBITORS SIGN IN FOR SURTEX 2017 Seven months to go, and SURTEX 2017 is already shaping up as ne...

'Made You Look!'

INSIDER TIPS: HOW TO GRAB A LICENSEE'S ATTENTION Everyone's after them, the manufacturers of bests...

PERSPECTIVES

Patti Stracher, VP Emerald Expositions, Director SURTEX Coming into Fall, a season of ch...

WHAT COLORS SPELL SUCCESS IN 2017? Trendspotter Stacy Garcia Knows

Design success goes to those who stay on top of what's trending, says design visionary ...

NEW EXHIBITORS HEAD FOR SURTEX 2017 With Art That's 'Cartoony...Fresh...Fun'

Hear that? It's the seasonal shifting of gears, from Summer's ease to the renewed energy and ambiti...

SURTEX: Beyond the Art

SURTEX: Beyond the Artby Jeff Grinspan Grinspan & Co Hungry for advice and directio...

SURTEX: Beyond the Art, by Jeff Grinspan Grinspan & Co

SURTEX helps hundreds of attendees jumpstart their art businesses with a wide range of educat...

SURTEX REDUX

We've rephrased an old saying —"The proof of the pudding is in the after-tasting" — and asked a han...