SOURCE: Stone America Licensing

March 06, 2006 11:10 ET

Carolyn Westbrook Appoints Stone America as Licensing Agent for Home and Office Décor Merchandising Program

Significant Licensing Program for Nation's Leading Lifestyle Designer to Be Launched Following Highly Successful Carolyn Westbrook "HOME" Décor Line and Book

Licensing Program to Include Home Decor, Kitchen, Garden, Office, Textile and Domestics

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2006 -- Stone America Licensing, LLC (www.stoneamerica.com), one of the nation's leading licensing and marketing firms, announced today that Carolyn Westbrook, one of the nation's preeminent lifestyle designers will launch a comprehensive lifestyle licensing program. Carolyn Westbrook is known internationally for her "Spirit of You" home décor line, "Carolyn Westbrook Home" and is the author of the bestselling "Carolyn Westbrook HOME." Carolyn's "HOME" book has received enormous praise, boasts a 5-star consumer rating, and was chosen as an editor's pick, as well as the #1 bestseller from one of the largest home décor book clubs in the U.S. The Carolyn Westbrook pages grace the cover of the new release, "Where Women Create," as well as numerous home décor magazines and has been featured on ABC's "Designing Texas." Additionally, Carolyn's website, www.carolynwestbrookhome.com, has established itself as a go-to resource of home and lifestyle design.

The newly launched licensing program will expand on Carolyn's "Spirit of You" lifestyle designs and legions of dedicated fans by offering her designs for licensing to major categories including home décor, textile, domestics, kitchen, garden and office.

"Carolyn Westbrook evokes an extraordinary lifestyle and environment. From the feel of her 'Romantic Cottage' floral prints to the urban simplicity of 'White Linen,' her collection appeals to a wide cross section of people who appreciate the quality and feel of her timeless designs," said Robert Stone, president of Stone America. "Carolyn Westbrook HOME is all about 'Creating a Home that Reflects the Spirit of You' and I am confident that the licensing community will respond to her vision by expanding Carolyn's leadership in home and lifestyle design."

"Stone America is the perfect partner to help me take my designs to a wider domestic and international audience. They have an outstanding track record in licensing and they have a strong commitment to maintaining a focused program to see that my vision is realized. With their enthusiasm for my 'look,' their ability to recognize new concepts, combined with their strength in the industry, we will be bringing a whole new influence to the home furnishings industry," said Carolyn Westbrook.

About Carolyn Westbrook

Carolyn Westbrook is known for the "Carolyn Westbrook HOME" line of bedding and home accessories, as well as creator, author, and stylist for Sterling's release of the branded book, "Carolyn Westbrook HOME." The Carolyn Westbrook brand has been featured in numerous publications, such as "Better Homes and Gardens," "Romantic Homes" and upcoming issues of "Mary Engelbreit Home Companion" to name a few. The Carolyn Westbrook brand is featured on the cover of one of Sterling's newest, hottest releases, "Where Women Create." This book is a collection of leading designers and is subtitled, "Inspiring workspaces of Extraordinary Women." Carolyn Westbrook has been featured on numerous episodes of ABC's "Designing Texas" and also "Designing America" and was described as one of Jocelyn White's favorite designers. Carolyn Westbrook is now working on her third book, second in the branded series and hopes to have it released in Fall 2007.

About Stone America Marketing

Stone America Marketing (www.stoneamerica.com) is a one of the nation's premier licensing, and sponsorship/endorsement agencies. The company specializes in creating revenue-driven programs to help drive significant revenue while strengthening and protecting corporate brands, trademarks and logos. Clients include Kelly Rowan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, International Truck & Engine, Kampgrounds of America, Laura Ashley, The Plaza, Under The Canopy, Currier & Ives Foundation, Hollander Home Fashions, Bridal Bootcamp, Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady, Paddington Bear, Bobble the little blue owl and Amanda Bynes.

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