ATLANTA, Georgia – [October 2, 2017] Jewel Branding & Licensing (JBL) is pleased to announce they have signed Stacy Garcia, an established leader in the world of design, for licensing representation. For more than a decade, Stacy Garcia has been a top name in the hospitality industry with a successful multi-category licensing program including furniture, carpets, lighting and more. Her designs can be found in some of the world’s most recognized three, four and five-star hotels.
Following her success on the hospitality side, in 2015 Garcia launched Stacy Garcia New York, a luxury brand available at retail. In just 2 short years, Stacy Garcia New York is already licensed in wallpaper, leather, tile and accessories and is positioned for expansive growth. JBL will be working closely with Garcia and her design team to further extend the Stacy Garcia New York brand through higher-end retail channels and introduce Garcia’s newest brand of affordable luxury, Stay by Stacy Garcia.
“Through years of experience working in hospitality design, we are in a unique position to offer consumers the best of hotel design and luxury travel,” said Garcia. “We want to inspire our consumers to bring the escape of their vacation back home with them and I am thrilled to partner with Jewel Branding to help us achieve that goal.”
Known for a research based design approach, Garcia has an established reputation as a preeminent forecaster of color and design trends. Her name is synonymous with finely crafted product that is eclectic, well-traveled and luxurious. Her design house boasts an expansive archive of stunning, ontrend designs as well as new curated collections that are launched every season, all of which are available for licensing under her lifestyle brands.
“Stacy Garcia is an internationally known brand with very high awareness in the hospitality sector and we are excited to bring her expertise and design vision to the retail side,” said Julie Newman, President of Jewel Branding & Licensing. “Her experience in product design, interior design and trend forecasting are the ideal combination for retail success and we’re excited to work with her to expand her retail presence.”
Categories available for licensing include home textiles, bath, tabletop, rugs, home décor accessories and travel goods. Stacy will be presenting on several panels throughout High Point Market in October including Hamilton Highlights Tour (October 16 at 1:00 pm), Four Pillars of Hospitality Panel (October 16 at 5:30 pm) and Forward Thinking Trend Presentation (October 17 at 1 pm).
About Stacy Garcia
Stacy Garcia, an internationally-renowned designer, world traveler, and Founder of Stacy Garcia, Inc. – a design house for fashion forward interior and hotel products – has been using her travel experiences for years as inspiration to design sought-after product and interiors. With her brands, Stacy Garcia Commercial, Stacy Garcia | New York, and Stay by Stacy Garcia, Stacy has partnered with some of the world’s leading manufacturers to create products that span from floor to ceiling for resorts and homes all over the world.
As a forecasting and design expert, Garcia serves as a chair holder of the Color Marketing Group, the international association of color professionals, was voted one of the 10 leading voices in the hospitality design industry and honored by ASID for Design Excellence. Her work has been featured in Interior Design, Boutique Design, New York Spaces, LUXE, Architectural Digest and Traditional Home.
About Jewel Branding & Licensing
Jewel Branding & Licensing is a full-service global brand management and licensing agency. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Jewel represents a diverse portfolio of designers and design-based brands including The New York Botanical Garden, Rachael Hale, Tracy Porter and Hang Ten. Jewel develops and manages strategic licensing programs across a wide array of product categories at all levels of retail around the globe.