WEST HOLLYWOOD, California, Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — PTM Images®, a leading manufacturer of home décor and furnishings, announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Art Brand Studios, LLC, the authorized licensor of renowned American Artist Thomas Kinkade, to design, manufacture and market an extensive home décor collection based on his artwork.
The collection embodies the timeless art of Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light™, emphasizing the simple pleasures and inspirational messages his art represents, which is the perfect balance between faith and American Tradition.
“We are proud of this beautiful collaboration with Thomas Kinkade, one of the most admired American Artists,” said Jonathan Bass, CEO of PTM Images. “Together we will create a unique collection that will express the wonder and light of Thomas Kinkade.”
“The agreement with PTM Images has strategic growth value for the Thomas Kinkade brand. PTM Images is an ideal partner to develop an exciting quality line of open edition products targeted at new collectors. By creating this highly differentiated collection of open edition product for new markets, we will be able to expand brand awareness, cultivate new consumers and add value for our limited edition products and dealers. This will be the first time that a collection like this will be offered to retailers,” said James Lambert, VP Business Development & Creative, Art Brand Studios, LLC. “Thom’s dearest wish was always that his artwork would be a messenger of hope and inspiration to others, and this collection is an expansion of that dream.”
The Spring 2017 collection will launch mid-December 2016, with pre-presentations as early as October 2016 to select PTM’s customers including department stores, specialty accounts, as well as catalogue and online retailers.
About PTM Images:
Established in 1995, PTM Images focuses on hospitality and home décor, and owns the largest home décor production facility in North America. PTM operates a state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly facility in Mexico, a distribution center in Arizona, and has corporate offices and a showroom in the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood – the hub of trending art and design. Its manufacturing facility gives PTM an advantage to produce high quality products utilizing efficient turnaround timing and high quality materials. PTM’s cutting-edge U.S., French and Italian robotic machinery and dedicated team enable the company to manufacture high quality products for numerous hospitality clients, interior designers and high-end retailers around the world.