Approaches to Selling Part 2: Working with producers and manufacturers
Published 19.10.11 at 13:25
Commissioning somebody else to manufacture and distribute your own designs can be a daunting prospect. Here, Designer Helen Johannessen talks about her journey from making it herself to trusting a producer to manufacture and take her designs to market on a larger scale.
Please note that this video discusses the legal position in the UK at the time of publication. It provides general information only but is not to be regarded as legal advice. You must take advice from a specialist lawyer in relation to your specific circumstances. Further, you should seek additional legal advice when dealing with parties based in other parts of the world or works originating from other parts of the world as the legal position may vary.
For more information on finding and working with a manufacturer listen to our Podcast, Design into manufacture - Making the big leap; available here http://www.own-it.org/knowledge/design-into-manufacture-making-the-big-leap
You may also like to view a sample licensing agreement with a manufacturer, available here - http://www.own-it.org/contracts/56
Designer: Helen Johannessen
Lawyer: Margaret Briffa, Briffa
Camera: Donald Bousted
Camera Assistant: Alex Hedley
Post Production: Best Bits Media Ltd
Produced by Silvia Baumgart
Narrated by Nick Kaplony
Photos by Sussie Ahlburg, Full Focus and Gareth Hacker
Commissioned by Own-it