Calling all surface designers: The annual SURTEX show is coming up in May. If you’ve ever wanted to learn about licensing your design work for products, SURTEX is the place to be.
Now in its 26th year, SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for original art & design—where artists, agents and licensors connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable.Wall coverings, decorative accessories, bed linens, stationery, giftware, tabletop and so many more…if it’s any product with a surface design of any kind, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.That’s because each year some 6,000 buyers/manufacturers from 49 countries converge on the SURTEX exhibit floor to buy or license the newest designs from approximately 1,000 trend-setting artists. It’s a veritable who’s who of manufacturers and retailers seeking first dibs on the best original art & design being created today.
The SURTEX site offers some great resources for newbies like this post about how to rock the show.