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EC Stewart Designs signs 3 year deal with Thirstystone for wine themed and paisley imagery.

Signs 3 year deal with Thirstystone for wine themed and paisley imagery.

January 10, 2008 | Raleigh, North Carolina – EC Stewart Designs today announced that it has signed
it’s first licensing agreement of 2008 with Thirstystone of Gainesville, TX. The two year deal gives Thirstystone exclusive coaster usage of five designs, developed by Elizabeth C. Stewart, that will be available through both commercial and retail channels.

“The licensing agreement with Thirstystone is very exciting,” said Stewart, CEO and
Creative Goddess of ECStewart Designs. “This is the first of what I believe will be many opportunities
for licensing the new luxury imagery that we introduced in part at the Surtex show in New
York City.”

Press Release – January 8, 2008

It all starts with art!

At the core of everything in the EC Stewart Collections is art. Simple, elegant and sophisticated, the pen and ink illustrations at the heart of every EC Stewart design are developed with an appreciation for the complexities that life confronts us with every day. They present items from the world around us with a sense of style and luxury all influenced and inspired by calligraphic techniques, colors pallets and traditional patterns from around the world.

For manufacturers and potential licensees, the EC Stewart Collections also offer a new level of flexibility in
application and design. Working directly with the artist, companies can take advantage of the unique talents of Elizabeth Stewart to get the exact design they want for their customers. Starting with the simple line work of the artist, licensees can explore color, texture and image opportunities not afforded them by most other illustrators.

“One of the great advantages of the EC Stewart Collections is the flexibility afforded licensees,” said Stewart.
“Starting with my sophisticated line work the image can evolve in almost any direction from the basis for a hip, on-trend pattern to flat black and white or multidimensional sculpture. This combination of flexibility and trend matching make them perfect for luxury and high-tier manufacturers.“

Parties interested in learning more about the EC Stewart Collections can contact Lisa through the EC Stewart
Web site:

About the Artist

Based in Raleigh, NC, Elizabeth (Lisa) Stewart is an award-winning designer and illustrator with nearly two decades of experience creating artwork based on nature, animals and the world around her. In addition to her work on CalligraphyPets, Ms. Stewart is also CEO and Creative Goddess of EC Stewart Designs, Inc., a multifaceted design and marketing company. Ms. Stewart lives in Raleigh with her husband and their three cats.