IFDA Virtual Market Tour May 8: Global Trends from Paris’s Maison & Object with Patti Carpenter

Join IFDA with Global Trends Ambassador, Patti Carpenter, to discover emerging international trends in color, print, pattern, surface design and materials, focusing on their influences and shifts in the US Home Décor Market. An exciting virtual market tour & review from Paris’s Maison & Object. Friday, May 8th at 11:00 AM

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Patti Carpenter

Patti is Principal of carpenter + company/Trendscope and an award-winning Creative Director in globally sourced home décor, personal accessories, fragrance and gifts. With extensive experience in product design and development, merchandising and color + trend forecasting, Patti is a Micro-Enterprise specialist with U.S. presidential recognition for domestic and international expertise in artisan development, small producer and entrepreneurial training and economic development.

Patti has designed, sourced and created innovative Private Label products for brands including Bloomingdales, Sferra, Neiman Marcus, Crate & Barrel, The Phillips Collection, ABC Carpet and Home, Yankee Candle, Donna Karan Urban Zen and Ralph Lauren.

She has traveled and worked in fifty-seven countries speaking and writing on Color + Trend and Design around the globe as the Global Trend Ambassador for Maison & Objet in America and Paris and is a consultant with Pantone.

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The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 with 11 chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a not-for-profit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.