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Loving Nature

Loving Nature

All things leaves, plants and wildflowers fill this collection of art inspired by Nature.  Browse through fields of wildflowers, or potted houseplants that won't require a green thumb! Featuring the art of our best-selling artists Cynthia Coulter, Marcy Chapman,...

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Fall Art Release

Fall Art Release

Autumn thoughts, a weekend in the country. Introducing our Fall Art Release featuring hundreds of new images from our best-selling artists.

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Welcome Lisa Audit!

Welcome Lisa Audit!

Please join us in welcoming Lisa Audit! We are thrilled to be involved in this partnership and bringing the BEST in art licensing and design to you! Stay tuned for more information and collections to come.

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The art of Susanne Marie

The art of Susanne Marie

View the Collection   Introducing new artist Susanne Marie. Her unique style is aesthetically pleasing and flows from 'Beachy Blues' to 'Urban Chic' with ease. Check out the full collection!    

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Holidays & Special Occasions, Part II

Holidays & Special Occasions, Part II

View the Collection The 2nd installment in our collection of art for holidays and special occasions is here! Featuring art for Halloween, Harvest, Hanukkah, Christmas and more! Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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Shop Now: Serene Sea Landscape

Shop Now: Serene Sea Landscape

Serene Sea Grey Gold Landscape by Cynthia Coulter transforms any room into a tranquil haven. Updated neutral tones and a touch of gold give this piece an added edge. Available as Canvas wall art from iCanvas in multiple sizes!

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Holidays & Special Occasions

Holidays & Special Occasions

View the Collection We're pleased to announce our latest holiday and special occasions imagery for the first half of the calendar year. Stay tuned for Fall and Winter seasonal art next!Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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Shop Now: Sunflower Sunset

Shop Now: Sunflower Sunset

Brighten your table with a colorful look with the Sunset Sunflower Dinnerware Set from Tre Sorelle Studios by Certified International. Featuring magnificent sunflower blooms set against a rich red background, this elegant ceramic dinnerware adds a wow factor to any...

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Shop Now: Sea Life Serenade

Shop Now: Sea Life Serenade

Enjoy this Sea Life Serenade from Cynthia Coulter Home Designs as museum quality canvas from Great Big Canvas. Tranquil blues and greens will have you feeling the zen of the seaside in no time! Available in multiple sizes!

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Inspirational Art

Inspirational Art

View the Collection We are spreading positive vibes with this collection of inspirational images from Duirwaigh Studios! Whimsical designs that encourage you to follow your bliss.Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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Shop Now: Vinter’s Journal

Shop Now: Vinter’s Journal

Set a stylish table with the Certified International Vintner's Journal Dinnerware Collection. Hand-painted by Tre Sorelle Studios, this chic ceramic dinnerware boasts unique silhouettes and brings a celebration of wine to any meal. Shop now at Bed, Bath & Beyond,...

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Shop Now: Tribal Feathers

Shop Now: Tribal Feathers

Make a statement with this set of Tribal Feathers from Tre Sorelle Studios, or pick your favorite for a singular look. Available with or without a frame on museum quality canvas from Great Big Canvas!⁠

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Shop Now: Poppy Single

Shop Now: Poppy Single

Enjoy the colors of a spring garden year-round with this set of bright poppies from Cynthia Coulter Home Design. Available with or without a frame on museum-quality canvas from Great Big Canvas!

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Family Game Night

Family Game Night

Introducing our Spring 2021 Art Collection! Featuring several new artists, as well as fresh images from those you know and love. Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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Shop Now: Botanical Postcard

Shop Now: Botanical Postcard

Vibrant colors and detailed illustration set this series apart. Botanical Postcard from Marie-Elaine Cusson is available on museum quality canvas from Great Big Canvas where you can add a frame for an eye-catching accent!

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The Perfect color Match

The Perfect color Match

Introducing our Spring 2021 Art Collection! Featuring several new artists, as well as fresh images from those you know and love. Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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Cattle & Cotton

Cattle & Cotton

Introducing our Spring 2021 Art Collection! Featuring several new artists, as well as fresh images from those you know and love. Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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New Season: New Faces!

New Season: New Faces!

Introducing our Spring 2021 Art Collection! Featuring several new artists, as well as fresh images from those you know and love. Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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Shop Now: Stormy Grey Landscape

Shop Now: Stormy Grey Landscape

Painted in calming neutrals, Stormy Grey Landscape by Cynthia Coulter Home Decor is reproduced on museum quality canvas. Add a frame for an eye-catching accent, and choose from multiple sizes - shop now at Great Big Canvas!

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Shop Now: pasta botanical

Shop Now: pasta botanical

Serve up pasta or salad in this 5pc set from Certified International by @tresorellestudios. Blending rich tones with beautiful, painted veggies, this ceramic serving bowl and 4 matching plates are perfect for everyday use.Available from Bed, Bath & Beyond (free...

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Shop Now: Oceanic

Shop Now: Oceanic

With a nautical-themed design rich in whimsical details and iconic beach themes, the Oceanic Collection from Certified International dresses your table with coastal charm! Shop the collection at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Home Depot and Amazon!

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Shop Now: Porto Collection

Shop Now: Porto Collection

Add an exotic touch to any tablescape with the Porto Collection from Certified International by Tre Sorelle Studios. These colorful ceramic pieces feature a Tuscan inspired pattern in a rich blue and red palette, perfect in any casual or formal setting. Shop the...

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Tubs & Sinks

Tubs & Sinks

https://www.youtube.com/embed/C6-7BuPibr4 Commercial art industry veteran Gary Levine offers his thoughts on identifying trends for best selling art, and the surprise how certain themes rise to success from sources unknown.

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Podcast with (re)Align

Podcast with (re)Align

How do you keep growing when both your product and your customers constantly shift? Find out what owner Gary Levine has to say in this conversation with Third Growth Option / (re)Align podcast.Listen here: https://lnkd.in/eDhsuP9

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Urban Neutral

Urban Neutral

View the Collection A curated collection of images featuring nature, abstracts, ethnic, florals and more!Available now for Print On Demand, Wholesale and Licensing.

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#givingtuesday

#givingtuesday

    This year for #GivingTuesday we are proud to make a donation to @blythedalechildrenshospital - a local children's hospital - in support of all their essential medical care staff during this pandemic.

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Inspired Living

Inspired Living

Cultivate calm with this Inspired new collection featuring art from Cynthia Coulter, Hartworks, and Noonday Design (@noondaydesign)!  Available now for Wholesale and Print on Demand. Featured Art: >> View PDF of imagery >> Visit...

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Coffee First, Then Wine

Coffee First, Then Wine

Coffee First, then Wine! Art should make you smile and this collection from Tara Reed (@artisttarareed) will do just that! The perfect addition to your kitchen decor for a dash of humor with your morning (or evening!) cup. Available now for wholesale & print on...

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Laundry Time!

Laundry Time!

We've got a fresh new collection available - available now for Wholesale and Print on Demand!  The best part? It's guaranteed wrinkle free! Featured Art: >> View PDF of imagery >> Visit Gallery

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What’s Trending: Global Living

What’s Trending: Global Living

We've curated a collection that brings this worldly trend to your fingertips.  With global styling and influences from natural elements, you'll find imagery that weaves high contrast black & white art with a softer palette of sandstone, corals and grays. We can't...

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Jungle Exotica

Jungle Exotica

Jungle Exotica One of the newest collections from Tre Sorelle Studios, has debuted in Certified International's Showroom! Don't miss this gorgeous & decadent collection - with bright colors and bold design that pop against the deep black background.  WOW Factor...

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#givingtuesday

#givingtuesday

Giving Back this Season This year, we continue our tradition of making a donation to a non-profit within the art industry on #givingtuesday.  We were so inspired last year by the Artworks Foundation that we chose them again this year.  The work they are doing to...

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How to Get An Art Agent

How to Get An Art Agent

Ever wondered how to get an Art Agent? Our very own Gary Levine had the pleasure of talking with Miriam Schulman of Schulman Art about the process. In this episode, Miriam dives into the work of art agents and the process of having art licensed for use in...

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Artist Q&A: Andrea Bijou

Artist Q&A: Andrea Bijou

You began your career as a Print and TV Journalist, with a transition to Social Media Strategist.  How did you then also make the transition to artist? I have always been a practicing artist. I have been painting and drawing as a side hobby from a very young age...

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Tropical Living

Tropical Living

For anyone looking to ESCAPE TO AN ISLAND RETREAT, the Tropical Living trend takes you away without ever having to leave your home. Lush greens, natural fibers, bright whites and trendy blush are all incorporated into this versatile look. Playing off last year’s...

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Among the Stars

Among the Stars

You'll find OUT OF THIS WORLD ART featured in our Among the Stars Collections this season, and we're not alone in highlighting this trend. Shutterstock has predicted space as a major trend of 2018 and Gifts & Decor magazine spotted it featured in recent industry...

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Female Empowerment

Female Empowerment

ART, FASHION and CULTURE come together in the female empowerment trend to inspire women and girls alike. Typography designs speak to the smart, successful and creative woman in all of us and inspiring quotes focus on all the strong women who work day in and day out to...

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Surtex 2018!

Surtex 2018!

Another great show! We are energized by the turnout and the feedback we received at the show, and look forward to seeing where we go from here. The show's success would not have been possible without our amazing team of artists, clients and staff - to whom we extend...

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Florals

Florals: Spring 2018 FLORAL's resurgence in popularity for Spring 2018 is sure to be a hit. The trend has been ongoing as an undercurrent but is rising to the surface this season in a grand way.  It includes styles to fit any décor: from vintage graphic sketches, or...

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#1 Interior Decorating Trend for 2018

#1 Interior Decorating Trend for 2018

Wall Art! As 2018 began, we started to see a theme emerging online - people are talking about Wall Art! All kinds of Wall Art! From small art to large and Gallery Walls to Statement Pieces.  Since we're solidly in the Business of Art, we took notice. According to Elle...

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Neutrals Your Way

Neutrals Your Way

2018's big statement trend will be neutrals. How does this timeless classic fit in your life?     Rooms will feature simple color palettes to allow for the exploration of natural elements. An emphasis will be placed on real wood and organic...

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Destination: West Coast Art & Frame Show!

Destination: West Coast Art & Frame Show!

We look forward to seeing you! Every year we get excited as January rolls around, because it means that we are preparing to go to Las Vegas for the annual West Coast Art & Frame Expo!  We are busy finalizing our collections and getting everything ready to set up...

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Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom WORDS OF WISDOM is the culmination of trends; a turn towards positive sentiments and uplifting religious quotes that are embracing the beautiful handwritten typography and script typefaces already so popular in home décor and stationary. We expect to...

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Artist Q&A: Lu Anne Tyrrell

Artist Q&A: Lu Anne Tyrrell

You’ve said that you are passionate about creating and bringing your ideas to life, tell me about how you discovered this passion – can you think back to when it started? That is a question I have been asked from time-to-time. For myself, I truly never remember a time...

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#givingtuesday

#givingtuesday

A Season of Giving In conjunction with #givingtuesday we are continuing with our tradition of making a donation to a non-profit within the art industry.  This year, we hope you will join us in supporting the Artworks Foundation and all work they are doing to enrich...

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Hygge in the Home

Hygge in the Home

For the love of Hygge In Danish, HYGGE (pronounced hue-guh or hoo-gah) means a quality of coziness and comfort that renders a feeling of contentment. This Scandinavian way of life revolves around friends, family, a feeling of warmth and an appreciation for the little...

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Through the years…

Through the years…

A Collection of Art From Crib To First Apartment With art themes based in imagination, creativity and the latest trends, we've got you covered whether it's decorating for a new baby, the tween years, dorm life or first apartment. New parents are starting to decorate...

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Farmhouse Chic

Farmhouse Chic One of the year's strongest trends is the FARMHOUSE CHIC look. This style has a comfortable, lived-in feel highlighting rustic undertones mixed with contemporary textures and materials. Weathered woods provide a warmth and richness, setting the focal...

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Global Market

Global Market Trend Global design trends are hitting the home decor scene in a big way. Hallmarks of this trend are artisan craftsmanship and travel inspired pieces that tell unique stories and a world-inspired color palette. Art and accents carry a handmade and...

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April Cornell Partnership

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...

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Coastal

Coastal Trend Within the home decor market, coastal design is not just a trend but a way of life. However, that life is not always lived by the sea, and coastal decor has become a wide spread theme for many homes.  Its timelessness is unquestionable; from whitewashed...

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Artist Q&A: Susan Michal

You were a professional singer for 25 years in Los Angeles before you discovered photography. What kind of music inspires you now in the studio? Well, I like it to be big and dramatic, I guess because I have always been Big & Dramatic! Aerosmith & Bon Jovi are...

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Blush

Blush Trend The latest home decor color trend has shown to be the super versatile BLUSH trend. This new hit color combines easily within various theme trends from Farmhouse to Shabby Chic and compliments other popular colors such as gray, rose gold and copper. The...

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Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden The indoor garden has seen a rise in popularity as SUCCULENTS continue to trend in the market and online. Succulents are prized for their low maintenance as well as untraditional colors and exciting shapes. The succulent has become a trend that is...

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See us at Surtex!

See us at Surtex!

  Roaring Brook will be unveiling our new licensing program at Surtex in New York City, May 21 – 23, Booth 3023. Come see what the buzz will be all about! You won’t want to miss it! Book your appointment today.

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Introducing our Early Spring Release!

Introducing our Early Spring Release!

We are pleased to bring you our latest introduction of art which no doubt reflects the "new-ness" we anticipate with the beginning of a new year. Come browse fresh imagery in everything from nature and abstracts, to bold sentiments and bath!

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Trending: Travel!

Trending: Travel!

Travel the world from the comfort of home! Introducing our most recent art images highlighting the joy of travel, whether domestic or international.

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#givingtuesday!

#givingtuesday!

It's #givingtuesday! We hope that you will join us in supporting Art Start and the amazing work they are doing. Art Start is an award-winning, nationally recognized model for using the creative arts to transform young, at-risk lives. Through Art Start’s daily creative...

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Introducing our Winter Release!

Introducing our Winter Release!

With autumn’s glory now in our rear view mirrors, we are thinking about what’s ahead for winter. What better way to get through the colder months than to think warm thoughts, in particular about the beach, the sand, and clear ocean waters? This season we are...

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