Parkwood Springs announces its first major collaboration, with the creative giftware brand Julia Gash. This partnership will serve as the starting point for future collaborations with a curated portfolio of emerging artists and designers.
Parkwood Springs produces creative giftware merchandise ranges printed with art from extraordinary artists across the globe. The ethical Sheffield based licensee company takes great pride in manufacturing merchandise that is justly sourced and environmentally friendly and by partnering with Julia Gash, it reflects Parkwood Springs intention of working with artists that share the same core values in ethical supply chains and green manufacturing.
Julia Gash is an established artist and creative entrepreneur who creates map like illustrations of various locations around the world, and licenses them to manufacturers, under her eponymous brand. Julia has recently won The Giftware Association’s International Award 2021 for her spirited sustainable, and stylish souvenir brand that connects people to place through her map like illustrations. The two companies will be working side by side to produce high quality, ethically sourced, gifts printed with Julia Gash iconic artwork for the global retail market.
Julia Gash says: “I am delighted to be bringing my brand back to Sheffield, where I first set out to draw map like illustrations in 2012. Almost a decade on, it’s grown into an international brand, selling across over 20 countries and it’s great to see that Sheffield will again be at the heart of this commercial success”.
Daya Ram Singh, managing director of Parkwood Spring’s. “We are truly delighted to have such an exceptional and acclaimed artist such as Julia Gash on board as our first official licensor. Julia Gash is a pioneer in this industry and is well-known for her unique and iconic products. We are honoured to be producing as well as distributing her distinctive artwork on to ethically sourced products worldwide.”
This collaboration will forge a path for other exciting designers to partner with Parkwood Springs; giving them a chance to increase their exposure by showcasing their artwork in front of the new breed of green consumer audience.
At Parkwood springs, ethical production and print quality is at the heart of everything. Started with a desire to provide a springboard for artists to showcase their work on environmentally friendly giftware products. Products are durable and long lasting; using only the very best of mother nature’s ingredients that have been sourced specifically for their sustainability and decomposability credentials.