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Suzanne Tick is the founder of Suzanne Tick Inc., specializing in materials brand strategy, product design, development, and direction for commercial interiors.
Currently the Creative Director for Teknion Textiles and Design Consultant for Tandus Centiva, Suzanne has maintained a distinguished career as a textile designer and studio Principal in New York City. At Teknion, Suzanne is responsible for the development and direction of textiles for seating and vertical applications. 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 has been a Design Consultant since 2005 and her designs in broadloom carpet, modular tile, and Powerbond have won numerous design awards and continue to break new ground in the industry.
Formerly creative director at KnollTextiles from 1996-2005, she helped to navigate the company back towards its modernist roots, while maintaining the legacy of innovation and exploration. She received a bachelor’s degree in woven design from the University of Iowa and an associate degree in applied arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology.