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Lisa Powell Braun lpbraun1@verizon.net 215.872.3845

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Lisa Powell Braun is a highly versatile Textile and Surface Pattern Designer as well as Graphic Designer and watercolorist with 25+ years of experience complimenting current computer technology. She has done illustrations for children's books as well as designs for apparel, home decor, greeting cards, and graphic designs. Additionally, she has extensive experience in art direction managing artists and working with clients. You may view samples of graphic design work at www.lisa-powell-braun.com

Professional Strengths & Experience

More than 27 years of experience creating original designs and styling of print and solid lines complementing current computer technology skills. Specializing in design and styling, illustration, graphic design, sales and marketing.

Lisa Powell Braun Design  1990-present
Principal: Surface Pattern , Textile Design and Graphic Design


Currently create original graphic and textile design and style print lines for textile manufacturers for the women’s wear, junior, sleepwear and intimate apparel, men’s wear, children’s wear, T-shirt, kitchenware and bedding markets as well as paper product manufacturers.

Selected Clients
York Wallcovering
Jo-Ann Fabrics
Oakhurst Textiles
Fruit of the Loom (men’s, women’s, and children’s wear)
Walmart
Dan River
Good Lad 
Springmaid Home Furnishings
Capezio
Buster Brown Apparel
JC Penney
K-Mart
The Gap - embroidery design
DePersico Custom Design Group- textile design and illustrations
Stephen Lawrence Giftwrap, Classico, Cranes Stationery
Lot.26 Botanica Design Firm-decorative wall designs
Bed Bath and Beyond- wall stickers
Springs Industries N.Y. 1983-1989
Styling Director of Children’s Wear Division
Successfully created and implemented childrenswear division and developed
seasonal prints and solid color lines.
Responsible for developing original print designs and worked closely with customers to
achieve their design, printing and budgetary goals.
Worked with printing personnel at printing plants approving lab dips and print strike-offs.
Managed a large studio developing designs under tight deadlines.
Presented print and solid lines to manufacturers and sales force.
Traveled globally for line presentations and to research design trends.
Helped to increase sales from $32 million to $58 million within 6 years.

Education

Syracuse University- College of Visual and Performing Arts
BFA Textile and Surface Pattern Design
Parsons School of Design- AAS Graphic Design