Tag Archives: culture

RHS celebrates opening of RHS Garden Bridgewater with limited edition Moorcroft pottery

The Royal Horticultural Society is celebrating the opening of its fifth Garden – RHS Garden Bridgewater – with the launch of two new collections of limited edition art pottery from its licensing partner and renowned producer of heritage art pottery, Moorcroft. One collection is inspired by the new garden itself, …

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ARTiSTORY teams with Brand Licensing Studios to build retail and partner base across Italy

Brand Licensing Studio is the latest sales agent to join ARTiSTORY’s growing European team in a partnership that will see the European outfit focus on securing retail and brand partners in Italy. Brand Licensing Studio will look for partnerships to feature designs from ARTiSTORYs’ biannually refreshed creative themes across its …

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ARTiSTORY taps Marcrom Licensing as sales agent for Iberian market

ARTiSTORY has appointed Marcrom Licensing as its sales agent for the Iberian market, a move that sees the art and culture licensing specialist position itself for further growth across Europe and beyond. Under the deal, Marcrom will focus on securing retail and brand partners to feature designs from ARTiSTORY’s biannually …

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ARTiSTORY signs The National Palace Museum as first global client in Asia

ARTiSTORY, a specialist in cultural IP licensing, has signed the National Palace Museum as its first global client in Asia, covering North America and Europe. Under the partnership, ARTiSTORY will act as master licensee to create annual art and cultural themes together with original design assets, including illustrations, patterns, and …

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Iconix Brand Group celebrates 50 years of Starter with Zara spring/summer capsule collection

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the athletic brand, Starter, the Iconix Brand Group has scored a new partnership with the global high street brand, Zara to develop and sell a capsule collection for spring/summer 2021. Established in 1971, the Starter brand quickly became an innovator in global sports brands by …

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Bulldog Licensing inks first partnership for Rolling Stone with Iconospheric

Bulldog Licensing has brokered a new partnership between Iconospheric and the iconic music and culture brand, Rolling Stone, marking the fist to be signed by the licensing agency since it picked up the popular property earlier this year. The new Iconospheric collection will feature a range of products including apparel, …

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Spring budget | Retail restart support, extended furlough, and £300m more for the Culture Recovery Fund

A restart programme to support retailers reopening next month and a £300 million culture recovery fund have been announced in a budget described as the Government’s “use of the full fiscal firepower of the country,” by Chancellor Rishi Sunak this afternoon. Among the first issues addressed by Sunak as he …

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The University of Cambridge appoints Plus Licens AB as European licensing agency

The University of Cambridge has appointed Plus Licens AB as its new European licensing agent as part of the establishment’s plans to build its licensing programme outside of the UK. Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge is the fourth-oldest university in the world with alumni including 110 Nobel Prize …

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Historic Environment Scotland taps Kirkwall jewellers Ortak for handmade trinkets and gifts

Historic Environment Scotland has signed a new licensing agreement with the Kirkwall-based jewellery manufacturer Ortak ltd to produce a range of handmade, branded jewellery and giftware. As part of its portfolio, HES manages the licensing programme for a portfolio including Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Historic Scotland. Each programme reflects …

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ARTiSTORY appoints Georgina Heatley as new licensing and editorial assistant

The cultural IP licensing unit, ARTiSTORY has appointed Georgina Heatley as its new licensing and editorial assistant, joining co-founders Yizan He and Natasha Dyson on the mission to ‘transform artefacts to merchandise.’ As part of the business’ endeavour, ARTiSTORY sets out to reach global audiences with well designed merchandise that …

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