Thanks for asking, but we don't make or sell any products through our studio or this website - it is solely to exhibit Kate's art to manufacturers interested
in licensing it for their products, which they sell through their own network
of retail buyers. However...Kate has a limited selection of designs available
on a variety of customizable products on her Zazzle web stores:
But wait...there's more art from Kate!
For more information or licensing inquiries...
Frequently Asked Questions
Vintage, nostalgic and humorous
Vintage images & illustrations from Kate's
Classic, elegant &
Route 66, National Parks,
Around the World
Are Kate's designs available for any other purposes but manufactured
Are these designs available for other uses besides licensed product?
Yes, they have been used for a wide variety of other purposes: magazine
illustration, fundraising cards, event invitations, movie and television
sets, etc. Please contact us to discuss this kind of request.
All images on this site are copyrighted by Kate Ward Thacker. Any copying, printing, or re-use of these images, by any means whatsoever, without prior written consent of the artist is strictly prohibited. All Rights Reserved.
Web Site Copyright © 2019
about fabric, home decor and stationary contact:
Ruth Beck - Product Development/Account Management
about puzzles and fine art prints contact:
Jim Thacker - Business/Licensing
What's New in the Studio?
also new from the KWT collection
See our latest trend collections
This website is provided as just a sampling of Kate's extensive design portfolio and latest designs. To see more of Kate's collections in all themes, please contact us for links to our ftp site with pdf presentations of
trend collections and theme collections
including all our latest designs.
Welcome to the design studio of artist, Kate Ward Thacker.
Kate's lifelong love of art and design, along with passionate collecting
of vintage illustration, travel memorabiia and assorted ephemera has resulted in an unparalleled portfolio of designs
in many styles and themes from retro/vintage to
contemporary and classic.
Kate spent several years as a designer for the Walt Disney company before striking out on her own as a fine artist and designer. Kate has created designs for the licensing market for nearly 20 years and worked with dozens of companies to bring great products to their market and bring exciting designs to the home furnishings, gift,
tabletop, toy and stationary markets.
Kate works with trend specialist and product development guru
Ruth Beck to offer new directions for creative product lines
that give manufacturers design support and input every season.
Please contact us to learn more about this design portfolio
as well as how we might work with your company
on custom design programs.