Suzanne Tick is the founder of Suzanne Tick Inc., specializing in materials brand strategy, product design, development, and direction for commercial interiors.
Suzanne currently holds two design positions with leading industry manufacturers – Teknion and Tandus Flooring– in addition to maintaining a distinguished career as a textile designer and studio Principal in New York City. At Teknion, Suzanne was appointed the Creative Director for Textiles and Materials, and is responsible for the development and direction of both textiles for seating and vertical applications as well as hard surface materials. She is developing a new textile business model for Teknion, offering textiles suited for both the Teknion and B&B Italia offerings as well as the industry at large. At Tandus, Suzanne is the Design Director responsible for design management and product design, a position she has held since 2005. Her designs for Tandus in broadloom carpet, modular tile, and Powerbond have won numerous design awards and continue to break new ground in the industry.
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.
Recent honors include the Best of Neocon Gold Award for Upholstery Textiles in 2013 for Teknion’s Surface Tension collection, and the IIDA 2013 Titan Award, given in recognition of significant contributions to the Interior Design profession.
2013 Salvage, Gensler Washington D.C.
2013 Winter Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
2012 Pegasus Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
2012 New York, New York Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
2012 Salvage, Gensler New York
Date: April, 2012, Source: officeinsight
Date: April, 2012, Source: Interior Design
Date: August, 2011, Source: Architectural Digest September 2011
Date: June, 2011, Source: Pilar Viladas, Design Blog, T Magazine Online