South Coast Surface Design

Design studio and gallery space for Surface Design, Product Development, Custom Printed Fabric, Wallpaper, and more, in downtown New Bedford, MA.


South Coast Surface Design (SoCoSD) is a new design studio in downtown New Bedford, MA, founded by Adrian Burke.

SoCoSD customers develop products for the apparel, home decor, stationery and action sports markets. We support regional and global manufacturing programs.

Our exhibits feature local Surface Design Artists and introduce national and international Artists to the MA and RI South Coast region. 

Our workshops provide access to specialized design education, offered by professional Designers and Artists from the region and beyond. 

Through public and private support, SoCoSD will provide a beneficial scholarship program to Artists of all ages, interested in Surface Design and Product Design, as a possible profession or personal practice.

As a supportive member of the creative community of MA and RI South Coast, the SoCoSD mission is to make specialized printing services more accessible, promoting enterprise and exploration.

Services Provided

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship (Specialty)
  • Employee Development (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Recruiting (Specialty)
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting (Specialty)
  • Trade Education and Training (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program (Specialty)
  • Student Placement (Specialty)
  • Student Research Projects (Specialty)
  • Student Training (Specialty)
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization (Specialty)
  • Manufacturing Development (Specialty)


  • Formal Mentoring Programs (Specialty)
  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • Home Based (Specialty)
  • Industry Specific (Specialty)
  • International Trade (Specialty)
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)


  • Coworking (Specialty)

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development (Specialty)
  • Prototype Development (Specialty)
  • R&D Support (Specialty)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy (Specialty)
  • Women’s Business Issues (Specialty)

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Subcontracting Opportunities (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Home-Based Business Training (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization (Specialty)
  • Design Services (Specialty)
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services (Specialty)


  • Home-Based Business Training (Specialty)
  • International Trade Education and Training (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
  • Trade Education and Training (Specialty)
Contact Information
Adrian Burke
185 Union Street
New Bedford, MA 02806