Licensed Program: Art / Design
Andy WarholThe Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Andy Warhol. A painter, a filmmaker, a businessman, a visionary. The Andy Warhol Foundation is a grant-making organization, having donated over $275 million to contemporary art-making. How to manage the legacy of the most important American artist of the 20th century? Pursue specific partnerships with companies that embrace the complexity and ingenuity of this icon. Barbie dolls with Mattel. Converse sneakers. Apparel by Uniqlo. A promotion with Cadillac. Toys by Kidrobot. A collection with Supreme. Wine from Cuvaison vineyard. Skateboards by the Skateroom. Each program developed individually through constant collaboration with the brands. This is licensing at its finest.
Debra ValenciaDebra Valencia/The Brand Liaison, LLC
Debra Valencia – California lifestyle art brand currently licensed with more than 20 manufacturers, with hundreds of licensed products sold at all major retailers across the country. End-cap programs with retailers including Walmart, Michaels, Rite-Aid and Burlington. Debra Valencia coloring books featured in Michaels national TV commercials. Debra Valencia designs creatively blend florals, paisleys, geometrics and other decorative motifs with an artistic and imaginative approach, using vibrant colors and unique combinations.
Matthew WilliamsonMatthew Williamson/Beanstalk
Matthew Williamson is known for his highly recognizable signature style and the licensing programme reflects this unique aesthetic. The stationery collection has been the bestselling launch Museums and Galleries have ever had. Fabric and wallpapers for Osborne & Little is their largest collection, with products sold to 100 countries worldwide. The Matthew Williamson for CB2 collection has garnered 62.2 million media impressions, valuing at over $300K. The Matthew Williamson for Duresta Collection has held global launch events from London to Tokyo and Sydney, receiving widespread coverage across Interiors and fashion press, including Elle Déco, Vogue Living, Grazia and The Telegraph.
PETS ROCK combines pet imagery with popular culture is a global phenomenon. The Pets Rock tabletop and gift range is currently in stores across France including Carrefour, Casino, Cora, Hyper U, Intermarché, Leclerc, Super U and Simply market. End cap features in permanent in-store ranges to entice the consumers with fun and stylish Pets Rock products. Pets Rock is a truly worldwide license with products in many categories and growing every day.
SelfiesHoward Robinson Illustration
‘Selfies’ signed 32 key licensing partners in 2016 across the UK, USA, Canada, Russia, Poland, France, New Zealand, Turkey & Denmark producing 628+ items across 85 products for independent channels and also gaining mass market placements in Walmart, TRU, Staples, Target, Meijer, Aldi, Office Depot, Carrefour. A ‘Selfies’ best in class lenticular stationery range with Prime 3D, an Independent Toy Awards winner with sales of 500K+ 3D Selfie puzzles. TMS becoming European exclusive distributor for 3D greetings cards, Gift Craft taking 72 lenticular products for 3000+ US Gift stores & Charles Products for Tourist destinations, National Parks, Zoos & Aquariums.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar/The World of Eric CarleThe Very Hungry Caterpillar/
The World of Eric Carle/The Joester Loria Group
The World of Eric Carle, with 135+ licensees in 45,000+ doors in 15+ countries, generated $200MM in 2016. Penguin’s, Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar, was #1 on NYTimes bestseller list; The Hungry Caterpillar Live Show performed over 200 shows in Australia, NYC’s off-Broadway and the Ambassador theatre in London’s west end; WEC Super Dough by KP won Good Housekeeping’s 2016 Best Toy award and My Very Hungry Caterpillar with updated content, garnered the 2106 Kidscreen Award for Best Game App (Tablet). Global partnerships including Milupia’s yearlong “healthy babies” campaign in Germany, DTR’s and promotions generated over 700 million impressions.
V&AVictoria and Albert Museum
As the world’s leading museum of art and design, the V&A’s collections inspire excellence in design and drive and excite designers, retailers and manufacturers across the globe. Our award-winning programme ensures licensees are provided with unique archive material to translate into contemporary, innovative and beautiful products. The breadth of categories is impressive, ranging from home furnishings, tabletop, apparel, jewellery, to stationery, crafting and gifts. Successful highlights in 2016 include Oasis ladies apparel; shoes with global brand Clarks; elegant tabletop from Creative Tops, jewellery and bedding in Korea, stylish paper products with Caspari and a luxury collaboration with Californian vineyard, Darioush.