Suzanne Tick is the founder of Suzanne Tick Inc. specializing in materials, brand strategy and design development for commercial and residential interiors. She is known for her intelligent and enthusiastic approach to design in evolving markets, as well as her conviction to provide innovative solutions.
Suzanne has maintained a distinguished career as a textile designer, studio principal and consultant in New York City. She is currently a Design Consultant for Tarkett and Tandus Centiva on brand strategy and product development, she serves as Creative Director at LUUM and design partner with Skyline Design.
In addition to her work in the industry, Suzanne maintains a hand weaving practice and creates woven sculptures from repurposed materials harking back to her childhood where she was raised working at the family scrap metal yard. Her work has been exhibited in MoMA, Cooper Hewitt, MAD and Art Basel, as well as collected by private and corporate clients. Suzanneâ€™s TedXNavesink Talk: â€śWeaving Trash into Treasureâ€ť presents her unique and personal approach to hand weaving.
As Creative Director at LUUM, Suzanne is developing a new textile business model, developing textiles for seating and vertical applications with a nod towards sustainability and well-being. Suzanneâ€™s latest work for LUUM, The Tactility Collection, won the 2018 NeoCon Best of Year Silver award. The collection also won a Metropolis Likes award.
In 2017, Suzanne debuted Transcendâ„˘, her third glass collection with Skyline Design, where she has been a design partner since 2008. Other award-winning work includes Transcendâ„˘ by Suzanne Tick for Skyline Design which won 2 Neocon Gold Awards for Architectural Glass and Wall Treatments.
In 2013, Suzanne was honored with the IIDA Titan Award, given in recognition of significant contributions to the Interior Design profession.
Her passions include a scholarly study and practice of Vedic meditation with Thom Knoles and The Soft Road, travel, gardening, cooking and being a mom to her beautiful adult son, Gabe and two cats Cupid and Psyche. Tick Studio maintains a daily afternoon meditation practice together.