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SDA At-A-Glance

What is SDA?

The Surface Design Association is an international organization focused on inspiring creativity, encouraging innovation, and advocating for artistic excellence as the global leader in textile-inspired art and design. Our mission is to promote awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design through publications, exhibitions, and conferences.

Our Mission & History

Becoming a Member

If you love the textile arts, you already belong. We offer a range of member benefits, from our quarterly publications, monthly blogs and newsletters, our diverse community of makers, and opportunities for exposure and promotion online and across the nation.

Become A Member

Surface Design Journal

The Surface Design Journal is a quarterly print publication bringing the latest from the world of contemporary fiber arts and surface design. The Surface Design Journal explores the latest trends and applications, introducing you to new ideas and artists while celebrating traditional techniques, to inspire you in the studio and beyond.

Read about the Journal