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April 23
Associate Spotlight - Susan FitzGerald, Milliken senior textile designer

We cordially invite you to get to know Susan FitzGerald, Milliken senior textile designer.  Bright and bold not only with her design, but also in spirit, we are confident that our brief Q&A with her will inspire you. 

Q: What inspires you most? 
A: The sights, sounds and smells of the outdoors, being enveloped in nature and the connection that it creates.  My 3-year-old twins’ laughter, when they laugh together we all glow.

Q: What would there be in your ideal interior environment?
A: Great light, a view of the ocean, fine but comfortable furnishings, a mix of old and new, state of the art appliances and systems, family art work, photos, and found objects, a baby grand piano, an art studio and an atmosphere for family cocooning.
Q: What color best represents you? 
A: Hot pink, Turquoise, Kelly green and the Kate Spade 2012 Spring Collection.

 Q: Which of your design works are you most proud of?
A: My Landscape Paintings, my collaborative work on the Oxygen (shown above) and Theory product lines and Milliken’s Encana project. 

Q: What would you say is the secret to your success? 
A: My faith.

Q: What is your favorite thing about being a part of the Milliken team?
A: The corporate level awareness and promotion of purposeful play - the push to improve.

Q: Where is your favorite place to travel?
A: The beach. 

Q: What three words best describe you?
A: Hopeful, passionate and determined.