Featured Artist Program

Are you an artist, photographer, graphic designer, etc? Do you want to be a part of our Featured Artist program? Easy-Peasy Lemon Squeezy! Send us an email after you’ve read and agreed to the terms below with your portfolio to service@interiorink.com. Once we receive your email, we’ll review your portfolio and get in contact with you regarding the next steps to become a part of this great adventure!

 

Featured Artist Agreement

As of June 13, 2017, you (as used herein “you”, “You”, or “your” shall refer to the featured artist) have offered to make your designs available to be sold through Interior Ink on the website (the “Site”) as fabric, wall coverings, shades, and other products available for custom print (the “Featured Artist Program”). Participation in the Featured Artist Program is optional and available to anyone who agrees to the terms of this Agreement. This agreement (the “Agreement”) will explain the terms that regard the availability of your designs within the structure of the Featured Artist Program. This Agreement is in addition to any obligations made under the Interior Ink’s Terms of Service (the “Terms”) which is included herein by reference. Any defined term in the Agreement that is not otherwise defined here shall have the meaning ascribed to it in the Terms.

By providing Interior Ink with designs to be used in the Featured Artist Program, you are indicating that you consent to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, you will not be allowed to participate in the Featured Artist Program nor have a featured artist page on the Site.

Interior Ink reserves the right to modify or add to this Agreement at its discretion. Interior Ink may notify you of changes made, but it is solely your responsibility to keep up to date with the Agreement. It is your responsibility to contact Interior Ink if you do not agree with a modification or amendment to this Agreement. No response from you shall signify your acceptance and consent to be bound by the amended Agreement. If you don’t agree to the Amended Agreement, or if you ever have any questions about this Agreement, contact us at service@interiorink.com.

CONTENT

Participation in the Featured Artist Program is optional and open to all artists who opt-in and agree to the terms of this Agreement. After you have been accepted into the Featured Artist Program and have agreed to the terms of this Agreement, you may send or transfer your Content to Interior Ink. To add Content to be made available for purchase on the Site, Interior Ink requires you to send or transfer both the original digital copies of designs that meet minimum standards, as defined by Interior Ink below or in any communications sent, and send or transfer thumbnail images of the designs with the shortest dimension at 500px.

You will be required to include a photograph of yourself and a short autobiography. Interior Ink may send you a list of questions to be answered in the autobiography if needed. For each design, you will be required to include a name, description, and tags for the design in order to help the customers find the design. All patterns must be seamless and sent in vector format. Interior Ink reserves the right to edit colors in any design. This is to uphold Interior Ink’s standard of offering a customized and unlimited color palette to its customers.

In order to improve printing quality, Interior Ink, may at its discretion adjust or modify your Content to achieve optimal results. Interior Ink will not change the pattern in any way not authorized by the artist nor stated in this Agreement.

As with any other Content, you represent that you own or otherwise are authorized to use the design you are submitting. You further agree that the use or sale of the design will not violate the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights of any third-party. Further, you will not use any third-party trademarks, trade names, or publicity rights in connection with the name, description, or tags associated with your design that may result in confusion as to the source of the design. Interior Ink reserves the right to modify, block, edit, or delete any design, term or terms used to promote a design if it believes, in its exclusive discretion that the use may violate a third-party right or is otherwise objectionable.

By opting into this Featured Artist Program, you also agree to provide your accurate and up-to-date address and contact information. You may be asked from time-to-time to provide current information or verify that information you have previously provided is correct. Failure to timely provide accurate and up-to-date information will result in the temporary suspension of your Featured Artist page on the Site. Once information is updated or verified, your suspension will be lifted, and your page will be made available again.

It is to your discretion to order a sample of designs to verify the colors, design, and other aspects have been reproduced correctly. Should you choose to participate in this action, you are responsible for the costs associated with ordering and receiving the sample(s) at full market price, and will not receive a commission or royalty for your order of a sample.

PAYMENT

By opting to participate in the Featured Artist Program, you agree that:

  • Interior Ink, exclusively, will set the prices for the products, regardless if they bear your design, to be sold on the Site.
  • For all products bearing your Content sold, you will receive a commission or royalty of the profit resulting from the sale. The amount of commission or royalty will be equal to ten percent (10%) of the price paid by the buyer (“Royalties”). If sales of products bearing your Content exceed certain levels in any single given month, you will receive bonus royalties, as shown below, in addition to the basic Royalties. If total monthly sales involving your Content falls between the following groups, you will receive the designated additional royalty for that month:
    • between $3,000 and $9,999 – an additional 1% in Royalties
    • between $10,000 and $14,999 – an additional 3% in Royalties
    • $15,000 or more – an additional 5% in Royalties

Royalties will be paid out once a month. Any bonuses will be calculated at the end of the month based on the total monthly sales and if earned, will be included in the payment for the following month.

  • If you purchase products using your own designs, you will not receive any royalties on that purchase. Instead, you will receive a ten percent (10%) discount off of the price of the product.
  • In the event of a product that is returned or refunded, you will not receive a royalty. If Interior Ink has already paid you for products that are then returned, these amounts will be deducted from the next scheduled Royalty payment.

Interior Ink will send Royalties earned to you once every month via PayPal. It is solely your responsibility to create and maintain a PayPal account and to ensure the associated account information is current and correct. You must agree to abide by PayPal’s own Terms of Service and Privacy Policy and your actions of your account with PayPal will be managed under their subsequent policies. At the previously mentioned time, Interior Ink will send a payment using the PayPal information you provide in connection with your account. The minimum amount earned in order to receive a payment from Interior Ink must be at least ten dollars ($10.00). If the Royalty amount earned does not meet the minimum amount, Interior Ink reserves the right to roll over the accumulated Royalties to the following month or until the minimum total is reached. If Interior Ink is unable to successfully transfer funds to your PayPal account, and is unable contact you, within a reasonable amount of time using the most updated information you have provided (as defined previously in this Agreement), your Featured Artist page on the Site will be suspended. If you fail to make contact with Interior Ink, again within a reasonable amount of time, you will automatically forfeit your participation in this Featured Artist Program. At this point, Interior Ink reserves the right to close down your Featured Artist page on the Site. Interior Ink may also charge a termination fee equal to the unpaid amount of Royalties. You hereby agree that this fee is acceptable and reasonable.

TAX DOCUMENTATION & REQUIREMENTS

According to Georgia and United States law, it is required that Royalties earned must be declared as income. Please consult your tax advisor or the IRS website for more information on how to declare your Royalties earnings.

Interior Ink requires its Featured Artists to provide certain tax information. You agree to provide accurate tax information upon request by Interior Ink, such information shall include but is not necessarily limited to, your complete and correct name ( the business name for legal entities), and tax ID, Social Security number or Tax Identification number (as applicable).

Tax information can be sent via email to service@interiorink.com or by snail-mail to:

Interior Ink
3675 Kennesaw 75 Pkwy
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Failure to provide complete and accurate tax information will result in default of this Agreement. Your page in relation to the Featured Artist Program will not be made live and your participation in this program will be forfeited. If any Royalties have been made prior to termination, Interior Ink may charge a termination fee, as referenced in the previous section.

By January 31st the following year, Interior Ink will send out 1099-misc forms for all Artists that receive at least $10 or more in Royalties in a year. We require you to submit the correct form prior to the activation of your Featured Artist page on the Site.

Additional information regarding tax reporting, the information required by Interior Ink for tax reporting and the associated process, is available under Featured Artist in the Help Center.

INDEMNIFICATION POLICY

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Interior Ink and Interior Ink’s officers, directors, employees, and other Representatives harmless from all judgments, awards, losses, liabilities, costs, expenses, including but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees, expert witness fees, and costs of litigation arising out of or based on: (a) a third-party claim that any design offered for sale through the Featured Artist Program or the Content associated with the design, violate intellectual property right of the third-party; (b) Any of your designs available to be sold through the Site; (c) your failure to pay your tax obligations from your Royalties on a sale; or (d) your violation of this Agreement.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

THE FEATURED ARTIST PROGRAM, THE SITE AND THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, INTERIOR INK AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM INTERIOR INK OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS.

INTERIOR INK DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT (A) CONTENT OR ANY PRODUCTS ORDERED THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR (B) THAT THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR (C) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR SOLD BY YOU THROUGH THE FEATURED ARTIST PROGRAM OR THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.

PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is very important to us at Interior Ink. Information concerning the data we collect and store and how that information is used is set forth in the Privacy Policy. By participating in the Featured Artist Program, you expressly consent to Interior Ink’s use of your personal information (including the use of email to communicate to you) as described in the Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference.

MISCELLANEOUS

All other terms applicable to the Featured Artist Program or any other features of the Site are included in the Terms of Service.

At the discretion of Interior Ink and based upon our current need, Interior Ink reserves the right to deny any person(s) a spot in the Featured Artist section on the Site. Additionally, we reserve the right to remove or deny any design currently or otherwise intended to be used on the Site. 

Interior Ink reserves the right to limit the number of designs you include on your Featured Artist page at a time. 

You are encouraged to keep up to date with the trends of the industry in order to provide Interior Ink with designs that are more likely to sell. 

ADVERTISING

If you have a website or social media page dedicated to your artwork or your designs, it is requested that you advertise the availability of your designs to be printed on products offered by Interior Ink. Interior Ink will provide you with a URL that will link directly to your Featured Artist page on the Site for you to use in your own advertisements.