Karen Rossi's growing stable of licensed manufacturers is a testament to the strength of her brand. In 2002, nearly $60 million dollars of Karen's engaging products were sold at retail through many different venues. The brand is on an intense growth tract with Rossi Studios signing several new licensees a quarter. A variety of quality manufacturing leaders are constantly creating highly sought after products that feature the whimsical style, vibrant colors and decorative elements that are quintessential Karen Rossi.
NOTE: Rossi Studios, Inc. produces artwork for the licensed manufacturers listed below. Qualified retailers may use this list to obtain wholesale catalogs for ordering products for resale. Only quality, non-discount manufacturers are qualified to sell Karen Rossi® products. Rossi Studios reserves the right to restrict sales through discount retail channels of distribution.
Images of Karen's designs and further information about currently produced products for each of these companies can be found through our "Retail" page.
Benartex is a leading supplier of creative 100% designer cotton prints. Our goal is to provide a large selection of beautiful, fine quality cotton prints to the creative women and men worldwide who design and make quilts, crafts, wearable art, and home decorating items. Benartex, Inc.1359 Broadway, Suite 1100,New York, New York 10018. (212) 840-3250. www.benartex.com
Bernina features embroidery sewing cards sold through Bernina dealers exclusively for Bernina machines. Karen's designs have transferred beautifully to the medium of thread and needle and offer consumers many creative opportunities. Bernina products can be found through Oklahoma Embroidery Supply and Design at (800) 580-8885 or at www.oesd.com.
Exhart is a leader in the outdoor market. They are family owned and operated and have been adding their creativity to gardens for 15 years. They have signed a license with Looney Tunes to create birdfeeders, plant stakes, statuary and more. You can contact Exhart at 818.576.9628 or visit www.exhart.com
With the joining of Karen Rossi and Great American Puzzle Factory, exciting multi-functional products are yielded: products that serve as both enjoyable games and captivating pieces of artwork. This nationally recognized company has received numerous awards for their entertaining and educational products, including the National Parenting Publications Award, the Parent's Choice Approved honor and the Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products Award. These puzzling new products are scheduled for release in January of 2004. For more information, check out their website at www.greatamericanpuzzle.com
Karen Rossi's fanciful artwork will now be featured on ornaments produced by internationally known manufacturer Kurt S. Adler Inc.The series of ornaments will highlight the exploits of modern Chicks, and be named "Chic Christmas". There will be a Chick for every personality, including such popular characters as shoppers, decorators, and cooks. Ornaments will be in a variety of materials including leather, resin, and glass.. Kurt Adler,1107 Broadway, New York, NY 10010. 212-924-0900. www.kurtadler.com
This fall Peking will release a line of Karen Rossi embroidered kitchen products. They will incorporate a bistro theme in Rossi's signature whimsical style. The designs will include Rossi's lively chef characters, as well as assorted foods and cooking tools in various scenes pertaining to the kitchen atmosphere. Rossi's charming artwork will appear on Peking Handicraft's top-quality kitchen towels, napkins, and placemats. To become a retailer please visit http://www.pkhc.com/retailer.html.
Karen's most popular characters will be featured on metal pins and other items from giftware giant, Roman, Inc. Look for these items and new red hat designs in retail stores beginning in Summer 2004. Retailers may visit here to find out more information on ordering these items.
Rossi's "Spa Lady" will soon be featured on a Manicure/Pedicure set
produced by licensee SCI Promotion, Ontario, CA. and sold exclusively at Carson
Pirie Scott & Co. Department Stores this Fall. This special edition of "Spa
Lady" is adorned with symbolic pink ribbons, with proceeds benefitting Breast
Cancer Research efforts. Carson's annual campaign coincides with Breast Cancer
Awareness Month beginning October 1, 2003. Retailers with further questions or
inquiries can contact Christine
Knipple, Director of Special Promotions and Publicity, Carson
SIlvestri manufactures Karen's highly successful Fanciful Flights, a unique collection of whimsical metal sculptures. Each themed and accessorized character is laser-cut, hand-etched and hand-painted in vivid colors. These signature characters have been also been introduced into a vast array of other forms for areas such as the office, kitchen, and garden. Contact the nearest Silvestri Showroom in your area from the listing here to set up a wholesale account.
Tide-Mark Press is a small publisher of distinctive books and calendars. This spring Tide-Mark will release a line of Karen Rossi boxed note cards with the Best Friends and Angels characters, including Zoe and Gracie, Promise, Cherish, Melody and Serene. For wholesale information please visit http://www.tide-mark.com/about.html.
Giftware is producing Karen Rossi designed plaques, frames, votive holder, boxes,
and water globes. Contact them at 30180 Ahern Ave. PO Box 1165 Union City, CA
94587-1145, 510-477-9900. http://www.semarketing.com/.