Keith is Editor in Chief and co-owner of Table Magazine, which chronicles the world food and drink scene as well as authentic and personal facets of design, travel, fashion and farming. He is president and co-founder of HAND/EYE Fund (2010 – present), which publishes handeyemagazine.com. HAND/EYE Fund’s 2010 “Million Hearts for Haiti” booth at the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe raised many thousands of dollars to assist Haitian artisans, and went on to invest over $250,000 in helping the Haitian artisan sector recover and grow. He was the Executive Director of Aid to Artisans (2000-02), where he supervised operations of the $4.5 million international nonprofit agency, which grew to $8 million. He also served on the Aid to Artisans Board of Directors for many years. He currently consults in trend and color forecasting for Pantone and has a highly specialized color and branding consultancy called Chromosapien. His background is in the design industry, where he has been VP of Home Furnishings at Bloomingdale’s Direct, VP/General Merchandise Manager at Gump’s by Mail, and the Director of home furnishings at Saks Fifth Avenue, amongst other endeavors. His book, The Twentieth Century in Color (Chronicle Books, 2012) was published in eight languages. His most recent book, True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments (Thrums Books, 2019) will be re-issued in a second edition in 2020. Keith’s graduate study was in American literature at the University of Michigan, and he holds a B.S. cum laude from Carnegie-Mellon University. Keith is a collector of global textiles and contemporary art, has traveled extensively in many of the home countries of Market artists, and is conversant in Italian and French.
Keith Recker, Creative Director
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