BorderLeap’s Illustrated app game welcomes Van Gogh puzzles

Two galleries are available to play through – ‘Van Gogh’s Early Years’ and ‘Van Gogh in Paris’ – with more to be released throughout 2023.

Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen’s Shapes picture books get TV series with Apple TV+

Shape Island – a stop motion series – follows serious Square, intrepid Circle and tricky Triangle on their silly adventures.

Hokusai’s The Great Wave gets the LEGO treatment

“We’re thrilled that fans of art and Japanese culture will get the chance to immerse themselves into the relaxing project of recreating the iconic Great Wave,” said Annemette Baaskjær Nielsen, Designer at the LEGO Group.

Visit the Brands Untapped team at London Toy Fair this month

The team will be based at the Mojo Nation stand – B38.

Josh Romm – Head of Global Licensing and Partnerships at The Met – on community, culture and creativity

We catch up with The Met’s Josh Romm to discuss recent launches with Pacsum and Dr. Martens – and find out what he feels is the key to successful creative collaborations.

The Brand Radar: From The Repair Shop: The Christmas Doll to The BBC Puzzle Book, a look at the creativity of licensed publishing

Inspired by the Booksellers Association’s Christmas Books catalogue, Start Licensing’s Ian Downes puts licensed publishing in the spotlight.

Our top 10 most read articles of 2022

Our chat with CAA Brand Management’s Ellie Parry about being hands-on with brands was our most read interview of the year.

Stuff We Loved 2022: What are the industry’s favourite licensed launches of 2022?

We asked figures in the licensing industry for their favourite launches of the year. The only caveat… They couldn’t choose a product or experience they were involved in!

GUESS to launch Corto Maltese menswear collection in 2023

“Corto Maltese was chosen for this capsule because he reflects the alluring and adventurous spirit of GUESS,” said Paul Marciano, Chief Creative Officer of GUESS.

The Brand Radar: Rampley & Co, The Ashmolean Museum and story-led licensing in the heritage sector

Start Licensing’s Ian Downes looks at how Rampley & Co’s new line of Ashmolean pocket squares highlights the heritage sector’s appetite to tell their stories through trend-led collaborations.

Stay up to date with the latest news, interviews and opinions with our weekly newsletter

Sign Up

Enter your details to receive Brands Untapped updates & news.

    This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.