Spotlight Licensing and Brand Management Inc. will represent the Vera design brand. Vera Neumann’s brand is known for florals, bold geometrics, travel-inspired motifs, and other designs.
As global agent for the Vera brand, Spotlight Licensing will oversee existing licensees, including Duck River Textiles, Liberty Pro Co., Mann & Bros., Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Upper Canada Soap, as well as expand the brand into new and complementary product categories.
RJM Licensing Inc. announced that Juan de Lascurain’s lifestyle brand, Dream Big World, will be included in the Pyramid America/Pyramid International collection of licensed art and brands.
Graphic artist Juan de Lascurain spent seven years developing his art and Dream Big World, which was created entirely on his iPhone. After selling his first notebook in 2011, Juan now has more than thirty licensed products around the world, and he has created more than eight thousand designs.
Firefly Brand Management secured a lineup of licensing deals for the Bob Ross Licensing Program. The new licensees span multiple categories including gift and novelty, stationery, accessories, games, toys, and collectibles.
Firefly’s newly signed partnerships for the brand includes Buckle Down for wallets, lanyards, suspenders, hats, and belts; Joseph Enterprises for a Bob Ross Chia Pet; Forrest Pruzan for games and toys; Funko for figures and plush; Running Press for books and mini-bobble heads; Spirit of Halloween for online costumes; Surreal Entertainment for heat-changing mugs, drinkware, coin banks, key chains, ceramic bowls, and cups; Unemployed Philosophers Guild for mugs, mints, bar soap, enamel pins, and sticky notes; Wellspring for jigsaw-puzzles, boxed greeting cards, and magnetic shopping list pads; and Rizzoli International Publications for adult coloring books, 2018 and 2019 calendars, and art books. Read the rest of this entry »
3Doodler entered licensing agreements with Cartoon Network, CBS Consumer Products, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation for themed kits this year.
The 3Doodler Create will expand with a 3Doodler Create Star Trek Pen Set. Under license by CBS Consumer Products, adults can build new worlds in 3-D, and create life forms and civilizations from the franchise. Launching exclusively with ThinkGeek, the special edition set includes a Star Trek engraved pen, an activity guide, and materials for drawing the Starship Enterprise, Spock ears, Klingon foreheads, Phasers, and more. Read the rest of this entry »
The New York Botanical Garden and Frontgate partnered to create reprints from the Rare Book and Folio Collection in the Botanical Garden’s LuEsther T. Mertz Library. The prints feature Japanese roses, orchids, hibiscus and mangroves, tropical palms, and seaweed, as well as parrots and macaws. Prints are available in different assortments, including a single framed print or sets of two, three, four, and five. Read the rest of this entry »
The Smiley Co. celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and will continue to exhibit at leading trade shows for categories including apparel, back to school, food, gifts, greeting cards, home décor, and toys. Since the launch of SmileyWorld 20 years ago, the brand has sold billions of units, launched tens of thousands of products, and achieved sales in excess of 1 billion Euros across 13 categories throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »
The Currier and Ives Foundation appointed Arabella Enterprises as the North American licensing agent for the brand. The Currier and Ives is one of America’s largest archives, dating back to the 1800s.
Founded in 1857, the archives contain more than 7,500 images is most well-known for its homestead scenes. Available categories for licensing include social expressions, dinnerware, glassware, table linens, home decorative accessories, woven throws and pillows, home fragrance, candles, and framed prints. For more information about Currier and Ives, visit currierandives.com.
RJM Licensing Inc. seeks licenses for Juan de Lascurain’s artwork. Juan’s images are centered on his lifestyle brand Dream Big World. Originally from Mexico City, Juan spent seven years developing his art and Dream Big World. Juan now has more than thirty licensed products around the world, and has compiled more than eight thousand designs. His story and portfolio can be seen at dreambigworld.com.
New products from California lifestyle brand and designer Debra Valencia will be showcased throughout the Atlanta Gift Show January 10-17, including stationery and gifts from CrownJewlz, quilts and home textiles from Duke Imports, tabletop products from Certified International and her coloring book series by Fox Chapel Publishing and distributed by Wellspring.
Designer Debra Valencia partnered with tabletop company Certified International for melamine dinnerware and serveware including melamine plates, bowls, trays and platters, along with rights to add complimentary ceramic products. The deal was created by The Brand Liaison, the exclusive licensing agent for designer Debra Valencia. Initial products will hit stores in the spring with additional collections to follow.