December 03, 2021

Design Licensing Info

What is design licensing?

Design licensing means purchasing the right to commercially use the artwork - this means you can use the design to create products to sell. For businesses looking to stand out with unique designs this is a great option.

Custom designs

*Currently closed for custom designs*
I love creating repeat patterns and would love to work with you on an exclusive custom design. The process for this would involve us working together to bring your idea to life. We will discuss what you are after, colours, scale etc and I can use this information to start work on a design. I will involve you in the process, sharing work as go, so I know you are happy with the direction of the design. Changes can be made along the way but excessive changes may incur an extra fee.
The cost and time frame for this service varies dependant on complexity and my availability.

Types of licenses 

Non exclusive 

This means the design has no limit to the amount of people who can license and use it. This is the most affordable option, perfect for those wanting a unique design without exclusivity.

Industry exclusive 

This is a license exclusive to your industry category. For example, if you are in the women’s fashion category, the design will not be licensed to anyone else in that category, for the term of the license. It will be available to license to other categories though, such as kids wear, homewares etc.


If you want to be the only one using a design, exclusive is the way to go. With this license the design will not be licensed to anybody else, in any category, for the term of the license.  

What's it going to cost me? 

Pricing varies. Gah, I know it sucks when websites say that. 
The thing is there is no one price that fits all when it comes to surface design. It depends on the complexity of the design, the terms of the agreement, the type of exclusivity etc, so I can't give give a number here. I can say i am very fairly priced and happy to chat more about your specific needs. No obligations, ever. 

Can't you give me a price guide, so I know if it's in my budget or not? 

I get it. Having to contact for a price is awkward but the best way to give you an accurate quote is to understand your project and needs. 
I promise I am easy to talk to and there will be no obligations.
If it’s not in your budget, I may be able to change terms to make it within your budget or direct you to other options. 

File specs

Files are TIFF, rgb, 300dpi. Dimensions vary. 
Other files types may be available on request.

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