On The Surface

GO IT ALONE... OR GET AN AGENT?

Do you have time to make art, then go out and sell it? Are you comfortable defending your own work f...

COLOR HER FAR-SIGHTED

Eager to keep up with what's trending in color and materials?Then color yourself alert to whatever'...

VACATION INSPIRATIONS

(see "Perspectives" for SURTEX manager Liz Crawford's thoughts on the subject). It's a well-teste...

PERSPECTIVES

Well, after a nice two-week vacation with my daughter, traveling in Europe, it's good to come home,...

80-90 Million Millennials!

Who's paying attention to the huge youth movement that has just surged onto the demographic chart...

SURTEX IN REVIEW

Busy, busy everywhere!  Scenes from the 2015 Show, seen through the lenses of our ace photographer ...

HOW'S IT GOING?

Let's pretend it's the day after Christmas, time for the excitement to settle and the real world to...

PERSPECTIVES

Who’s your brand manager? I had the pleasure last month of speaking to a group of consumer product ...

DESIGNEXT GRAND PRIZE WINNER Nets An Extra $1,000

Never mind that she completely missed the whole thing the first time around -- "I wasn't even born...

WHAT'S YOUR BACK STORY?

Ever meet an artist who wasn't inherently interesting? Neither us! The aisles at SURTEX 2015 were t...

SCENE AT SURTEX 2015

It's like Christmas: months of planning, preparation, and projecting success...Then, suddenly, it's...

PERSPECTIVES

Back at ya!  Now that SURTEX is over, I’d like to thank everyone for their support of the show.  I...

SPEAKING IN THE FUTURE TENSE

You could say that Stacy Garcia is seeing double when she looks into the future of the surface des...

LOOK WHO'S COMING TO SURTEX!

The shakers and movers in publishing, manufacturing, and retail, that's who... bold-face names that ...

PREVIEWING SURTEX 2015

The bandwagon is rolling!  Heading out to New York City and the Javits Convention Center, artists a...