A Tale of Three Trade Shows & Beyond by Four Corners Art Collective

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

This is the third and final installment in a series of guest posts by Four Corners Art Collective. You can read part one HERE and part two HERE.   Last week…

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Interview with Bari J, Guest Expert for April in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, April 6, 2015

Bari J. (Bari J. Ackerman) is “an artist who is well known in the fabric industry for her whimsical designs and bold eye for pattern and color. She has created…

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Lola & Eliana at Indigo Paris

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Lola y Eliana-2

Indigo Paris is a “creative textile and surface design show” which begins today, September 16th, and runs through Thursday the 18th. Textile Design Lab alumna Lola San Román and…

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Selling Textile Designs with Pat Nugent

Monday, July 21, 2014

Each month in The Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. This month our guest expert has been Pat Nugent, the founder…

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The London Print Design Fair

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The London Print Design Fair is the first print fair of its kind in London and will be taking place on the 29th and 30th of October 2014. Registration…

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Surtex Preview: Part Two

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Kelly Ventura Surtex

Missed Part One? Check it out here. Surtex is an annual print show held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This year’s show will feature…

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Surtex Preview: Part One

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Paula Lukey Surtex

Surtex is coming up in just a few days (May 18th-20th) with over 300 exhibitors from around the world gathering to show their print and pattern offerings at…

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