The economy will turn around—whether it begins in 2010 or 2011, it will happen. And it's the companies and individuals that keep their pipeline for new products strong that will be well positioned when that turna
Master fine art photographer Nicholas Price recently completed three exciting and very different commissions and will be releasing a selection of the black-and-white photographs from each of the collections for licensing.
House-Mouse Designs has signed The PaperMagic Group, a subsidiary of CSS Industries, to the list of licensees for its collection of charming designs with back-to-school product for the U.S. and Canada launching for the 2010 s
Kids' art isn't just for the refrigerator anymore. Kids-Did-It! Properties is making sure that artwork produced by kids ages 3 to 14 is showing up on items from paper products to books, gift bags to calendars.
Inventor Sheila Kalisher is hoping to expand the reach of her Ladies of the Zodiac collection through new relationships with licensing partners and manufacturers.?Kalisher has been working on her Zodiac collection for 22 year
TSB & Co. is busy building its product offering for 2010 and 2011. "Hopefully the licensing industry will be on an upswing by then. Even though things are tough now, you can't stop creating and developing prod
From Pinocchio to the Indy 500 Thomas Kinkade has had a diverse career that spans decades in the art and licensing business. Over the last 15 years, Kinkade has sold over $1.7 billion of artwork at retail.
America's best-known coastal artist, Paul Brent, is adding new collections, new licenses and a new consulting aspect to his business. Brent's idyllic watercolors of coastal life are perennial favorites.
Julius the monkey and his other Paul Frank pals were busy scooping up deals this spring from head-to-toe apparel and accessories to party goods all around the globe. The new partnerships follow Paul Frank Industries' d
Courtney Davis Inc. recently signed two new artists to its brand portfolio.
"We are now representing Joy Hall, an artist from Pennsylvania who works in a very mainstream, traditional style," says Sam Abell, Co
When Mark Nelson and David Bollt joined up to sell high-quality tattoo stencils to professional tattoo studios, they never imagined their business would become the largest tattoo design source on the Internet.
Ravensburger is launching the fantasy artwork of Anne Stokes across games, arts and crafts sets and puzzles for children and adults in a deal signed by the Art Ask licensing agency. The fantasy art of Anne Stokes has been fea
Sunnyray, Breezy and others from the eco-character brand Planetpals have launched a new green gang of designs called PeacePal at this year's Licensing International Expo. The PeacePal range, says creator Judith Gorgone,
Synthia Saint James is celebrating a rich and varied 40-year career as an international award-winning artist. Saint James' art has appeared on products from posters to book covers and on marketing materials from corporat
Brian Yanish Designs is putting a fun face on recycling with its Scrap Kins character property. The Scrap Kins, a group of creatures that live in a recycling center and build their world out of things people throw away, wer
Andy Warhol talked about everyone having their 15 minutes of fame. But if Fusion Licensing and ArtMerchandising & Media AG have their way, Salvador Dali will have a lot longer than that.
Dali is widely recognized as
Porterfield's Fine Art Licensing has signed two new artists, Donna Knold and Lyn Gianni, to its roster of fine artists. Porterfield's is a leading commercial international art licensing company that has been ranke