Our guest today is our first guest who specializes in hospitality! Stacy Garcia has three different businesses in three different markets! Talk about talent! Stacy has a degree from Syracuse University in Surface Pattern Design. She started her first business in 1999 called Lebatex Inc. and she named it after her great grandmother. So sweet! In 2003, she created the global lifestyle brand, Stacy Garcia. Both companies are headquartered in New York. Today, the Stacy Garcia design house produces designs for textiles, carpeting, wallcoverings, furniture, lighting, pillows and mosaics.
Stacy Garcia is the only designer to offer a complete design story in the hospitality industry. Stacy Garcia branded products can be seen in five-star hotels, resorts and residences across the world.Stacy is going to share some great advice on the differences between trends and fads and how to use it to your advantage.
Stacy shares with us:
- Worked at Ralph Lauren
- Educate yourself!
- What is the difference between a trend and a fad?
- “Trend is your friend”
- How to forecast
- Her new brands!