Smiley Company is planning a kids’ TV series based on the iconic yellow emoticons that the world knows so well.
Image licensing agency Trunk Archive has signed on to represent Michael Kenna around the world.
Dark Hall Mansion, under license from Fleischer Studios, has released contemporary artist Tom Whalen’s print featuring his take on “Popeye the Sailor Meets Sinbad the Sailor.”
British artist and tattooist Dan Gold, star of "London Ink" and "My First Tattoo," has appointed Rights Management International as his agent for licensing and endorsement opportunities worldwide.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has signed Iron Gut Publishing as its latest licensee in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
The Royal Horticulture Society has launched a licensed range of RHS cushions from specialist company Welovecushions.
Iron Gut Publishing, known for creating limited edition art collections for global brands, has partnered with Capcom in a multi-year license in Europe.
Dark Hall Mansion, under license from Peanuts Worldwide, will release contemporary artist Tom Whalen’s print featuring the 1972 film, Snoopy Come Home.
The Colonial Williamsburg brand has partnered with York Wallcoverings to create another line of Trend Meets Tradition wallpapers.
Scottish artist Debbie Taylor-Kerman is partnering with the Lang Companies, One Hundred 80 Degrees and Gratitude to launch multiple new collections this year.
Jewel Branding & Licensing has been appointed as the North American licensing agency for the London-based design house Collier Campbell.
Smiley has announced a new collaboration with French fashion designer Martine Sitbon and the global release of its sticker book line from Editis.
Sevenarts New York, owners of the copyright and trademark of the “Father of Art Deco” Erté (Romain de Tirtoff), have granted access to Chicago, Ill.-based Airlift Ideas to several hundred designs for use in a global licensing program.
National Geographic has selected British product designer IF as an international giftware licensee to create bookmarks, playing cards and other gifts that showcase the brand's photographic archives.
Playboy has joined forces with Blitzway to create a limited edition collection of art figurines that highlight the brand's history of bringing together art and pop culture.
Fashion label Pynkiss Milano has opened a Hello Kitty boutique in the Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
London-based licensing agency Bloom has signed a duo of new deals for Tokidoki that will bring the lifestyle brand to cosmetics and apparel in the U.K.
Blueprint, the brand consultancy division of global brand extension agency Beanstalk, has debuted the new Brand Extension Indicator.
Firefly Consumer Products has been appointed as the exclusive licensing representative for Homefront Girl, a patriotic lifestyle brand created by artist Gaby Juergens.
Austrian fashion label Flug Zeug, known for its accessories made from airline materials, is reviving the Pan Am brand with an officially licensed belt.
The British Postal Museum & Archive has appointed Heritage Licensing to represent its collections for licensing, many for the first time.
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