Textile Design Career

EDUCATIONParsons New School of Design, New York, NY                 B.F.A.  in Fiber Arts

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY                A.A.S. in Textile Design & Merchandising


Global Color Research – Mix Trends Publications What an honor to have been an invited guest for seasons 2011 and 2012 Color and Design Trend Forecasting.

HOSPITALITY – As Senior Designer for Hunter Douglas Hospitality I creating woven and print collections, sourcing textiles and turned custom visions into million dollar accounts. Clients included: Walt Disney World Resorts, Best Western, Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, and Carnival Cruise Line.

As Regional Sales Executive for Crossley, Axminster Carpets Managed custom  hospitality projects with A&D firms, Architects, and Purchasing Agents.

APPAREL – After college, I working in the New York Garment Industry painting textiles  for swimwear, home furnishings and menswear companies such as Levi’s,  Gant, IZOD, Ralph Lauren, Macy’s, Salant and Liz Claiborne.  I moved to Chicago to be Head Designer, Private Brands  for Seidensticker International and later The Apparel Development Group. I traveled the world in search of  fashion and color trends,  creating presentation and products  right for each of our clients.  Our private label men’s shirt collections have been featured in:  Kohl’s, JC Penny’s, Macy’s Joseph A. Banks, Nordstrom’s, Carson’s, Men’s Warehouse, and Sears.


Electronfarm Records was launched in 2005 by Maurice & Diana Oliver to showcase the music of Chill Factor-5. Learn more on our website:  http://www.electronfarm.net


Textile Designer