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The proceeds from Blu Goblin sales will go toward charitable causes.
March 4, 2022
Sustainable licensing group Louis Kennedy has created the Blu Goblin platform as a way for art collectors to expand their art collection while focusing on sustainability and helping charitable causes. The platform has limited-edition, exclusively licensed collectible models, replicas, figures and art from nostalgia to modern day, across the worlds of entertainment, sports and gaming. Proceeds from every single transaction raise money for good causes.
All products, packaging and associated certification are ethically sourced and sustainably manufactured. Each limited edition is collectible and available exclusively through www.blugoblin.com.
The first of these is live today: a range of five framed prints inspired by the highly successful 2021-2022 exhibition, Tokyo: Art and Photography, supporting the work of the Ashmolean Museum.
The selection of prints are as follows: “Ryounkaku Tower Game,” 1890, “The Suijin Woods from 100 famous views of Edo,” 1856, “Ueno Park at Night,” c.1895, “Subway, from series 100 views of New Tokyo,” 1931 and “Scribbles on the Storehouse Wall,” 1848.
Limited to just 250 per design, they are printed on digital fine art paper made from 90% bamboo and 10% cotton fibers and acid-free, offering a natural and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional paper. The handmade gallery frames are FSC certified. Made from solid wood, only from sustainable sources, with no veneers, MDF or any other type of reconstituted materials.
“The Ashmolean is delighted to be working with Start Licensing and Blu Goblin, to be part of the launch of this exciting initiative,” says Declan McCarthy, head of publishing and licensing, Ashmolean. “We are very proud of these limited edition prints, not only because they are beautifully crafted and ethically sourced, but that they will help to support our work and mission. The Ashmolean is the world’s first public museum and has been inspiring minds since 1683.”
“The world has changed dramatically, as have consumer habits. Brands must now demonstrate that they care and stand for more than just profit,” says Grant Morgan, chief executive officer, Louis Kennedy. “Consumers want the brands they love to commit to positive, social and environmental impact. To make a meaningful contribution to the quality of their lives, while also helping others. Charitable causes benefit from perfectly matched brand partnerships which bring PR, donor acquisition and most importantly funds to deliver their services.”
Campaigns including Beano and Dennis, Bullseye and Danger Mouse are coming soon.
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