New designer brings educator perspective in artwork for premier brand
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (Aug. 6, 2014) – Ellison® Educational Equipment Inc., the pioneer and global market leader in die-cutting machines, steel-rule dies and accessories, is pleased to announce its new partnership with doodle artist Laura Kelly.
“Ellison is thrilled to present licensed art by Laura Kelly!” said Saema Khwaja, Ellison Education Manager. “Laura draws from her background in elementary education to create whimsical designs that inspire the creative spirit.”
Specializing in creating thematic collections for an array of different companies such as Leap Year® Publishing, Checks In The Mail™, Expressionery™.com, Plaid® Enterprises and LolliPics, Kelly infuses creativity into her debut die designs of charming shapes and pet shop themed flash card sets for the Ellison Classroom Series of dies from its sister craft brand, Sizzix®.
“I am beyond thrilled to share my die designs for magnificent creations in the craft, art and educational arenas,” said Kelly. “This partnership emulates all my passions and values in one product line. Partnering with Ellison is my licensing art dream come true.”
The debut collection from Laura Kelly will be available through authorized Ellison resellers and the Ellison education website in August. For more information, visit EllisonEducation.com.
About Laura Kelly
Ellison Education proudly welcomes Laura Kelly. With a creative appeal that parents and educators are sure to appreciate, Laura’s exciting new designs bring more creativity to the classroom. Laura has a lifelong background in elementary education with many years of working with students of all ages. Her designs are simple, yet stellar, with a bright and whimsical quality to inspire the creative spirit and foster learning that makes a difference.
About Ellison Educational Equipment Inc.
Since 1977, Ellison Educational Equipment, Inc. has been the recognized global leader of die-cutting machines, die-cutting products and shape-cutting accessories for the education market. The company was founded by an educator and has built its reputation developing high-quality, reliable die-cutting machines, products and accessories, coupled with innovative teaching principles that support all subject matters and grades K-12. For more information about Ellison Educational Equipment and its standards-based curriculum, please visitwww.EllisonEducation.com
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