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exhibitions for licensing furniture designs

Postby nandak » August 25th, 2016, 6:07 am


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Hi to everyone :
We are a leading manufacturer of lab furniture (workstations, chairs,storage shelf etc) based in india. We are looking to expand the range by acquiring licenses for designs & by commissioning new designs based on our input.
We are interested to know which are the major events/exhibitions/conventions in USA/europe/asia where we can meet designers directly for discussions ? ideally we would like to be able to attend an event where designers may be displaying actual working prototypes of their designs for licensing.
We are able to get a basic idea of the designs from core 77 online photos/portfolios & now we would like to attend an event where we can meet the designers for detailed discussions on licensing.

Re: exhibitions for licensing furniture designs

Postby MK19 » August 25th, 2016, 7:20 am


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First of all: What is YOUR company called?
Second of all: What kind of royalties would you intend to pay? How will the designer know your true sales figures, etc?

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Hi, the Milan design week is very much targeted at furniture, it will be on April 4-9, 2017
October 22-30 of this year there is the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven the Netherlands where also furniture will be exhibited and you can talk to many upcoming and established designers.

Please bring a good company portfolio, and be aware that a fair royalty rate is about 5-10% of wholesale price.
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