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Surface Pattern Trends Spotted at Surtex

The Design Tourist, Karen LeBlanc, brings you an insider’s look at the latest Surface Pattern Design Trends from Surtex, the largest trade source for sourcing original art and design. Learn why Imperfect is the New Perfect, many patterns have the blues and Animalia is all the rage. Watch interviews with artists and designers who are ahead of the trend curve designing consumer products that define the latest looks in today’s marketplace.

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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food.