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Licensing & Media

Poketo licensed partner Chronicle Chronicle Books released Poketo founders Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung's debut book CREATIVE SPACES. The book invites readers into the worlds of 23 creatives ranging from artists and makers to chefs and entrepreneurs. With Ted and Angie as guides, the book is an intimate portrait of inspiring visionaries and the places that inspire them. 

In conjunction with the book, Creative Spaces, Poketo designed a set of creativity inspiring journal, notebooks, and card sets:

Creative Spark Journal encourages with easy suggestions for refocusing and reigniting your imagination, this thoughtfully designed journal is the perfect place to doodle, brainstorm, and generate bright ideas.

Creative Notions Notebook Collections is a 3 stitched bound lined paper notebooks featuring colorful geometric designs that Poketo is known for.

Creative Notes, 20 Notecards and Envelopes is designed with Poketo's signature aesthetic featuring bright, geometric notecards in unique, eye-catching designs make it easy to stay in touch with friends and loved ones.

Rumpl x Poketo collaboration blankets
We partnered with Rumpl, who makes our favorite weatherproof, all-season blankets. We designed three exclusive patterns on Rumpl's signature ripstop fabric shell, which works perfectly indoors, outdoors, and whenever you need a comfy layer. 


Poketo licensed partner ToyotaPoketo was part of Toyota’s “Driven” campaign, which highlighted entrepreneurs, artists, creatives, and cultural movers and shakers in a national  advertising that spread across national television ads, radio, online, print, and even a special edition Poketo x Toyota car. The national television advertisements played most heavily during Major League World Series baseball games. 

Areaware x Poketo collaboration playing cardsPoketo designed a set of 2 decks of playing cards with all brand new patterns for Areaware, a gift company that works with an international roster of independent designers. 

 Poketo founders in Afterpay adAfterpay, a financial technology company, tapped Poketo co-founders Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung to be featured in their campaign celebrating small business owners forging their paths and aligning their principles and passions.

 

Poketo licensed partner WestfieldWestfield’s shopping centre portfolio includes 34 centres in the USA, UK, and Europe. Poketo was invited to part of Westfield’s Holiday Vending campaign. The vending machines were stylized with Poketo’s modern, clean, playful graphics and filled with Poketo stationery, tech, accessories, and gifts during the mall’s busiest holiday season.


Poketo licensed partner American express
For American Express’ OPEN campaign, Poketo co-founders, Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung were chosen to represent entrepreneurship and small business. A print and online campaign, images of Ted, Angie and Poketo garnered millions of impression online and in homes across the country.


Poketo licensed partner Nordstrom

Poketo partnered with Nordstrom Pop-In, a month long shop-in-shop at 8 of Nordstrom’s national Flagships in key markets across the country. The Pop-In was a replica of Poketo’s retail stores and highly sought after curation of Poketo goods and brands associated with Poketo in categories that included home, apparel, office, accessories, and gift. Poketo also programmed popular and constantly sold-out workshops and in-store events at the Nordstrom Flagship locations. Poketo’s Pop-In at Nordstrom was one of the most successful in sales and marketing to date.

Poketo participated in another pop-in for holiday 2019 and continues to be an evergreen design brand for all the locations of Nordstrom and online.


Poketo licensed partner TargetPoketo partnered with retail giant Target to produce a 52-piece accessory collection stamped with Poketo’s signature fun and functional style. The line was an instant hit, garnering media coverage from the Los Angeles Times, Nylon Magazine, Time Out New York, NBC New York, and the Chicago Sun Times among others. Shoppers instantly loved the collection and Target stores nationwide were sold out in a matter of weeks. Poketo followed up the collaboration with two more seasonal installments of calendars, planners, and notebooks for Target.

Poketo licensed partner Urban Outfitters

Poketo partnered with Urban Outfitters in Brooklyn, New York. The 3 month long pop up shop was stylized with Poketo’s retail aesthetic and mix of products in categories that spanned home, apparel, accessories, office and gift.

Poketo licensed partner Beyond Yoga

Poketo’s capsule collection with LA-based athleisure brand Beyond Yoga features yoga wear with an original graphic print that adds a playful touch to workouts and beyond. The line was featured in Who What Wear, Shape, Marie Claire, and Brit + Co.

 

Poketo x Academy Museum product collaboration
Poketo designed the graphics and produced all of Academy Museum's branded products. 


Poketo licensed partner Corkcicle Poketo teamed with drinkware brand Corkcicle to design 2 seasons of unique Poketo-style graphic prints on Corkcicle’s sleek canteen, tumbler, and stemless cups. The products were featured on Refinery29 and Design Milk, plus are carried by thousands of retailers around the globe, including Nordstrom.


Poketo licensed partner CasetifySince 2015, Poketo has partnered with a tech brand, Casetify to design exclusive Poketo iPhone cases, Apple Watch bands, and various other cases that are sold on Casetify. 



Poketo licensed partner ThousandPoketo, in conjunction with urban cycling brand Thousand, created a line of helmets that featured 3 signature Poketo patterns on Thousand’s vintage-inspired Heritage Collection to create gear that is as stylish as they are safe. The line was featured on Dezeen and Dieline. Due to Poketo’s partnership with Nordstrom, the Thousand collaboration is also being carried at Nordstrom.  


Takenaka x Poketo collaboration

Poketo teamed up with famed Japanese bento box makers Takenaka, with over 100 years of history, to create versions of their famous Rectangle Bento Box in patterns that are pure Poketo. Besides the two bento boxes and chopsticks, Poketo designed their first-ever Furoshiki cloth wrap, and they were voted the "Best in Product" by the New York Now tradeshow. 

 Takenaka x Poketo bento collaboration Following the successful first series launch, the second series will launch in April, 2022.




Poketo licensed partner SFMOMAPoketo has worked with the premier modern art museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art since Poketo was founded, supplying various wares. Poketo had a pop-up shop and made exclusive designs for their tote bags, t-shirts, mug, and pin along with our Creative Spaces book launch event in 2019. 

Custom misfitxpoketo collaboration watchPoketo designed a limited edition design for a fitness watch brand, Misfit.


Lou and Grey x Poketo athleisure collaborationPoketo worked with Ann Taylor company, Lou & Grey for 4 piece athleisure collection.

 

Poketo x Breda watch collaboration

Poketo collaborated with a watch company, Breda, on a timepiece that explores primary color and the study of color energy along with two gift packaging. The Spectra watch was made of dark and cool hues with embossed minute markers that frame the playful yellow minute hand. 

 

Poketo Licensing Partner Givingly app stills

Poketo works with Givingli, a digital greeting card company. Givingli is a design-forward way to make everyday connections with people, simple and more meaningful.

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