April Cornell Partnership

April Cornell teams up with Roaring Brook & Looking Good Licensing


Press Release
September 11, 2017

Legendary Designer April Cornell teams up with Looking Good Licensing and Roaring Brook for Brand Licensing.

Burlington, Vermont

April Cornell a leading fabric, textile and home décor brand has teamed up with two powerful licensing companies to bring her unique brand to market. April Cornell, founded in 1975 after traveling along the ancient silk road of Afghanistan and India established an artistic and signature look that is unique in the marketplace today. April Cornell products have graced the homes of millions of Americans. Her signature use of color, intricate detailing and artistic flare are hallmarks of her brand that is relevant with consumers of all ages and interests.

The April Cornell brand has joined forces with two powerful agencies that have forged a unique partnership to develop and promote the April Cornell Brand. Gary Levine, President of Roaring Brook Licensing, a seasoned Licensing Agent, Art Publisher and Creative Director of his agency, brings more than 25 years of business experience, creativity and passion for art licensing to the market. Gary has interfaced with buying teams and merchandising management to understand their needs and what translates at retail. He trained on the manufacturing and wholesale side of the business selling to large retail chains like Bed Bath & Beyond, the TJX group, Kirkland’s Home and many others. Paul Wheeler, Owner of Looking Good Licensing, has over 30 years in the market as a licensing expert. Originally in the Photo Licensing world in NYC he had a major photo agency with 13 offices overseas. Wheeler has since worked with such unique properties as Princess Diana Trust, John Deere, Roy Rogers, Underwater Dogs, and dozens of artists who he has helped develop into art and design brands for the licensing market place, with over 1000 manufacturing partners. Looking Good also manages an active archive of over 20,000 original works of art for licensing on all product categories.

Levine and Wheeler, friends and colleagues, are extremely excited to be working with April who they consider to be one of the most relevant designer brands in the market today. They have teamed up to capitalize on their respective areas of expertise to help bring April Cornell’s unique brand to the market.

For more information on licensing the April Cornell Brand, contact:

Gary Levine
Roaring Brook Licensing
Contact Gary

Paul Wheeler
Looking Good Licensing
Contact Paul