Suzanne Tick is the founder of Suzanne Tick Inc., specializing in materials brand strategy, product design, development, and direction for commercial interiors.
Suzanne is currently partnering with Tarkett on Brand Strategy and Product Development, Creative Director for LUUM textiles, and Design Consultant for Tandus Centiva. She has maintained a distinguished career as a textile designer and studio Principal in New York City. At LUUM, Suzanne is developing a new textile business model, being responsible for the development and direction of textiles for seating and vertical applications. This year Suzanne will debut her third glass collection with Skyline Design, where she has been a design partner since 2008.
Suzanne is known for her intelligent and enthusiastic approach to design in evolving markets, along with conviction to provide innovative solutions. In addition to her work in commercial Interiors, Suzanne maintains a hand weaving practice and creates woven sculptures from repurposed materials. Her work is exhibited worldwide, including MoMA and Art Basel, as well as collected by private and corporate clients.
Recently two of her upholstery fabrics, Line Language and Bonded, both for Teknion Textiles were officially acquired for the permanent collection of the Copper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Her recent awards include a 2016 NeoCon Best of Year Gold Award and Interior Design's Hip Award for Tarkett’s Collections Infinies. Her debut collection for LUUM: Starting Point also picked up a 2016 Metropolis Likes at this year’s NeoCon. Suzanne was also honored in 2013 with the IIDA Titan Award, given in recognition of significant contributions to the Interior Design profession.