The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady
for the home décor/gift and stationery market in the U.S. and Canada.
The 1906 hand-illustrated diary from British illustrator Edith Holden will inspire the art-based licensing program. The book has sold millions of copies in its print editions and has also been released in iBook format by Rosetta Books.
In the U.K., the brand's merchandising program has been successful for decades, led by a paper goods line at Marks & Spencer, which has carried the range for 28 years. Internationally new launches include a variety of calendar formats, as well as an expanded gifting range with burton + BURTON in the U.S.
“One of the most compelling features of this art program is that it includes perennial image favorites such as birds, flowers, butterflies and plants,” says Rob Mejia, president, RJM Licensing. “The extensive and flexible artwork bank lends itself to a variety of design treatments both contemporary and traditional
Future target categories include over-the-counter fabric/quilting goods, greeting cards, home décor, gift bags and gift wrap, kitchen textiles, ceramics, rubber stamps, and prints. Book publishing rights for the U.S. and Canada are also available.
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