Surtex Panel to Explore State of American Design

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-A panel of industry experts will discuss the state of American design at the Surtex trade show in May.

The session will take place on May 17 as part of the Design Forum breakfast at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The panel includes David Bolotsky, founder and CEO of UncommonGoods.com; Elizabeth Bournaud of the French design studio Francois Bournaud; David Hedley, managing director of Artwork Design; Michelle Ishay-Cohen, executive art director of ABRAMS; Tom Mirabile, senior vice president of global trend and design for Lifetime Brands; Richard Roman, president and CEO of Revman International; and Lynn Shanahan, CEO of C2 Group. In addition, the Design Forum will honor a group of influential designers, to be announced later.

The May Surtex will mark the show's 25th anniversary.

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