Exhibiting at Licensing Expo – Recap by Susanne Kasielke

Monday, August 22, 2016
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Susanne Kasielke exhibited for the first time at Licensing Expo this past June and was kind enough to write up this informative post to tell us all about her…

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Surtex Preview: Rebecca Stoner

Sunday, May 15, 2016
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Rebecca Stoner is a Surface Pattern Designer and Illustrator based in the UK and is making her debut at Surtex with her new licensing agent MHS Licensing!  She creates…

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Interview with Bari J, Guest Expert for April in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, April 6, 2015
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Bari J. (Bari J. Ackerman) is “an artist who is well known in the fabric industry for her whimsical designs and bold eye for pattern and color. She has created…

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Basics of Art Licensing with Josephine Kimberling

Monday, October 27, 2014
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Each month in The Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. For the month of October our guest expert has been Josephine…

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Interview with Mary Beth Freet of Pink Light Studio

Thursday, February 20, 2014
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All images from Pink Light Studio’s booth at The Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, 2013   Pink Light Studio was established in Seattle, Washington in 2009 by owner, agent,…

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Textile Design Pricing: Licensing Your Work

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Hi there! A few months ago I posted my thoughts on pricing exclusive textile designs, and in response I have received several questions on how to sell one’s…

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