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Surtex to Offer Design-Trend Program


Posted on April 24, 2014 by HFN Staff

SurtexWHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Next month's Surtex will include a series of sessions featuring design experts, who will present their views on trends in color, design, product and lifestyles for 2015-2016, at the show's ReSource Hub.

The presentations will be situated on the show's floor and will be offered free of charge to show participants. The program includes:

oTrendease Market Edge PowWow: Design Directions & Inspiring Materials, presented by Jennifer Castoldi, CEO and chief creative director of Trendease International

oEngaging With Color in Autumn/Winter '15/16, presented by Laurie Pressman, vice president, Pantone Color Institute

oCarlin International: Fall 2015/16 Trends, presented by Nicki Gondell, principal at Trend House

oGathering: from Domestic Craft to Contemporary Design Process, presented by Philip Fimmano, partner at Edelkoort, Inc.

oDesign Works International: Creative Concepts for Digital Textile Printing, presented by Nancy Fire, creative director and founder of Design Works International

oThe Role of Color Through the Ages, presented by Pantone's Pressman

oItalianLab: Fall 2015 Seasonal Trend Forecast, presented by Trend House's Gondell

oLUSCIOUS: Brazil as Inspiration for Lifestyle, presented by Ragna Froda, creative director, Edelkoort, Inc.

oMilou Ket-Interiors 2015/2016, presented by Dan Nazario, creator of Creativo (U.S representative of Milou Ket Styling and Design)

oTrends in Digital Textile Printing, presented by Danielle LoCastro, director of operations, First2Print

oColor Management: Ensuring Color Accuracy from Inspiration to Realization, presented by Mitch Cole, director of sales for North and South America, Pantone

oPrints & More: Design Inspiration + Direction, presented by Gondell

oBOLD: Interiors and Designs for 2015, presented by Edelkoort's Froda

Surtex will be held at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center from May 18-20.