Shayna Kulik is a New York based creative director, brand strategist and founder and editor of the trend forecasting site Pattern Pulp. Over the past ten years, Kulik has brought her unique perspective in market and design research, trend forecasting and brand strategy to companies including Apple, Bumble & Bumble, Heineken, JC Penney, Kate Spade and Steven Alan.
In 2009, Kulik launched PatternPulp.com, a forum dedicated to tracking emerging concepts in print and pattern. Linking global trends from fabric design to advertising to product packaging, Kulik’s work has been featured in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, PSFK, Design*Sponge and House Beautiful. She also serves on the board of The Color Association.
Originally from Providence, Rhode Island, Kulik began her career working as a textile designer for Longina Phillips Design Studio in Sydney, Australia. Relocating to New York in 2003, Kulik first designed shoes for Osh Kosh and Rampage before joining Playboy Enterprises as a product designer in their global retail and accessories divisions.