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10/20/23

PLANET POSITIVE AWARD WINNER FOR 2023!

We are so excited to announce that Super Natural collection by Suzanne Tick for Luum Textiles has been awarded METROPOLIS’s 2023 Planet Positive Award for Textiles! Recognized for the most creative projects and products from around the world that benefit people and planet, this award is judged by four expert juries across project types and product categories. The winners and honorable mentions this year represent the highest achievements today in design that addresses climate change, ecosystem health, human health, and equity. Thank you, Metropolis! You can check out the complete list of winners HERE.

10/04/23

REWATCH MAKING MATERIALS MATTER WITH SUZANNE TICK AT COOPER HEWITT MUSEUM

On Oct 2nd, 2023, in conjunction with the current exhibition A Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes, please join a contemporary textile designer and weaver who is equally acclaimed for her experimental approach to materials: Suzanne Tick. In an illustrated conversation with Susan Brown, Cooper Hewitt’s Acting Head of Textiles and co-curator of the exhibition, the program will consider Tick’s designs, how she has helped build sustainability into the contract textile industry, and how her handweaving practice intersects with her commercial designs. As Creative Director of Luum Textiles, Tick combines a cutting-edge approach to technology with industry-leading materials development, recycling, and reuse, with the goal of empowering designers and end-users to make the most sustainable choices whenever possible. In addition to her work in the contract fabrics market, Tick creates woven art from repurposed materials, including mylar balloons scavenged from area beaches. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Cooper Hewitt, Museum of Arts and Design, Art Basel, and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Samples of Tick’s commercial designs and artwork will be available to view and touch.

09/26/23

SUZANNE TICK TO SPEAK AT COOPER HEWITT WITH TEXTILES CURATOR SUSAN BROWN ON OCT 2 IN CONJUNCTION WITH “A DARK, A LIGHT, A BRIGHT: THE DESIGNS OF DOROTHY LIEBES”

Cooper Hewitt is once again bringing design to life through the museum’s 17th annual Design Week. This year’s program welcomes Suzanne Tick, renowned textile designer, weaver, and Creative Director at Luum Textiles, to share her journey in the textile design world in conjunction with the “A Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes” exhibition. In recent news, Suzanne was selected as a 2023 Hall of Fame Inductee.

On Monday, October 2, Suzanne will engage in illustrated conversation with Susan Brown, Cooper Hewitt’s Acting Head of Textiles and co-curator of the exhibition, to delve into her designs, how she has helped build sustainability into the contract textile industry, and how her handweaving practice intersects with her commercial designs. The presentation titled ‘Making Materials Matter’ will be followed by an audience Q&A.

You can purchase tickets here.

Thank you, AZURE for covering this event!

09/20/23

Suzanne Tick In Boston

Suzanne visited Boston firms this week with Luum reps Amy Graubard and LilyGrace York. Thank you A&D community!

09/14/23

ORGANIZED COMPLEXITY COLLECTION LAUNCHES TODAY!

The Organized Complexity collection by Suzanne Tick features 6 textiles that explore human connection in tandem with nature—which continuously finds ways to fit form to function, collectively-evolving in pursuit of a greater equilibrium. Through pattern work, manufacturing techniques, and materiality, Organized Complexity reveals the ways in which humans can mirror the natural systems around us to better relate with one another. Pairing a bright, accented palette with biodegradable and recycled fibers, this integrated toolkit of multipurpose, wrapped wall, drapery, and upholstery textiles packs a colorful punch with deep reverence for nature—creating opportunities for renewed vitality in any space.

Visit luumtextiles.com anytime for more information and sample orders.