Company Name: Rocket68
Name: Jill White
Winning Product (s): London Calling Global Collection
Can you tell me a bit about your business and the inspiration behind your products?Rocket68 produces illustrated award-winning paper products with an exciting colour palette & the zest of contemporary design. We are proud to stock our designs in Harrods, Waterstones, Urban Outfitters among others, as well as many independent shops nationally & internationally. All products are printed on sustainable materials. Every design is created by Illustrator Jill White in her studio in Somerset.
In what ways has winning Gift of the Year affected your business? Winning a GOTY award has definitely heightened awareness about my business. Since winning I have been approached by a few companies wanting to license my work. These include companies from the USA and also Germany. It has also put me in the spotlight in terms of local presence, My studio is also a shop where I sell all products, so my award is proudly displayed there.
Would you recommend a business to enter the GOTY awards and why? Yes, I would recommend it, not just for winning the award but also for the networking aspect at the actual award ceremony. It's a lovely feeling to have your work recognised and the GOTY team is great at promotion on social media.
Would you be able to provide us with a brief testimonial about the awards and why it's important for businesses to enter? The GOTY awards are very well organised with a very user-friendly website and entry system. Communication is very strong and being shortlisted or even winning is a fantastic accolade for any business.
You can discover more of Jill's Work at her website - https://www.rocket68.com/