Jana Platina Phipps
Jana Platina Phipps is a New York based textile/trimmings entrepreneur known for her expertise in fabrication techniques for home decor. As the “Trim Queen” Jana uses her blogging and social media acumen to educate, inspire, and entertain her tribe as she champions craftsmanship, artisans, and industry innovation. Her maker workshops, brand collaborations, and influence have made Jana a global ambassador of creativity from New York to Venice where she leads design tours. She is a mentor and connector, as espoused by her High Point Market Insider’s Tour attendees:
“Jana took us to so many wonderful showrooms and knew absolutely everyone at market...Her tour gave me the know-how to confidently navigate High Point Market without being overwhelmed...she is one of the most approachable and genuine people I have met in the industry, and created a sense of camaraderie in our diverse group of design professionals who had never met before.” Jana is a regular contributor to WF Vision Magazine and lectures on the History of Passementerie at the New York School of Interior Design. She embodies how embellishment is a form of creative self-expression and a powerful design tool.