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Patti Carpenter

Global Trend Ambassador

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. She is an active board member of SERRV International, which is a founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization, and an Advisory Board Member of the Black Artists and Designers Guild, BADG.

Global Trend

Connecting global trends and markets to deliver insights from concept to consumer

Color and Trend

Providing strategy essential to building the most innovative and effective products and collections

+ Analysis

Investigating and interpreting to deliver innovation and imagination across global markets

International Product Development

Connecting clients to artisan communities, bringing socially responsible, inspiring products to market


"Patti is the consummate professional and the kindest of souls, not to mention her boundless knowledge of trends in color and design."

Dallas Market Center



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mobile: +1.917.653.6432

office: +1.212.807.9459

New York, NY 10011