Helen Johannessen: working with designers and manufacturers
Commissioning somebody else to manufacture and distribute your own designs can be a daunting prospect. Here, Designer Helen Johannessen talks about her journey from making it herself to trusting a producer to manufacture and take her designs to market on a larger scale.
- I’m a designer: what do I need to know about IP?
- The IP Guide to…Industrial design
- Copyright : The Basics
- How to protect your company or brand name
This film originally was originally commissioned for Own-it TV, a collaboration with UAL’s Own-it IP advice unit interviewing designer-makers about their practice and the practical legal issues that they face. Lawyer: Margaret Briffa, Briffa; camera: Donald Bousted; camera assistant: Alex Hedley; post production: Best Bits Media Ltd; produced by Silvia Baumgart; narrated by Nick Kaplony; photos by Ian Forsyth; filmed at Cockpit Arts and the Business Design Centre; commissioned by Own-it.