Kathy Davis Studios in Expansion Mode

Kathy Davisl StudiosHORSHAM, Pa.–Kathy Davis Studios will launch several collections at the Surtex Show, which begins this weekend in New York, and is looking to expand its licensing portfolio into several home decor and lifestyle accessory categories.

Kathy Davis is a leading greeting card and social expressions designer, with sales of licensed goods exceeding $100 million at retail.

“Over the last year, the Kathy Davis Studio success and capability generated tremendous momentum,” said Alex Meisel, licensing agent for Kathy Davis Studios. “Kathy’s new collections have attracted some of the leading providers in the gift, stationery, baby, home decor, publishing and party markets to join American Greetings and our other top-tier licensed partners in bringing exciting new products to serve multiple retailers in a diverse market.”

The artist recently launched hard and soft goods collections with Creative Bath, wall art and paintings with Prestige Arts, and is planning a gift and home decor launch with Demdaco in July, according to Sarah Van Aken, executive director of brand development for Kathy Davis Studios. It also works with Madison Park Group, C.R. Gibson, Creative Converting, Checks in the Mail, Westminster Fibers, Whitmor and others, in addition to its significant American Greetings cards and seasonal programs.