FAQs - ltd Library
How can I access the ltd Library?
The library is only available to view by members who sign up using the registration form. Click the profile logo at the top right of the menu bar and you will be taken through the registration process. Your request will be reviewed shortly and when approved, you will be able to see all of the designs.
Can I request to change the colours in a design?
Generally designs are purchased as seen, however i'd be happy to make small changes for example brightening or darkening the design, or tweaking the base colour of the design as long as the result is not too similar to an existing colour-way in that design.
In addition to this, if you purchase 5 or more designs from the library in one transaction, you will be offered the FREE colour amendment service as explained in the Terms & Conditions under the 'Extras' section.
Can I change the placement or scale of the design?
In terms of placement of motifs: not currently. The designs in the library are purchased as shown.
However, you may wish for motifs to be a particular approximate size within the design so that it works for the type of product application. I'd be happy to make simple changes to the scale of the overall design free of charge for you.
Any other more complex adjustments may incur an additional charge, I will advise you according to your needs.
I want to purchase a license. What happens next?
You can hit the 'Enquire' button and be forwarded to email your interest in the design with the design's code automatically inserted into the subject line. If you are interested in more than one design, don't feel that you need to send multiple emails, you can pop the other codes in the same email and I can deal with all the enquiries at once. Or send me an email directly to
I will then send you a watermarked version of the design(s) of interest to scale showing rulers along side so you can see the size of the motifs and full repeat. If appropriate, according to any additional requirements, I will also send through a customised quotation.
How can I be informed of new designs added to the library?
Every client is offered the chance to sign up to an email newsletter when you register which will ensure you are the first to know when the new designs are live to view.
How long is the license for?
The license fee stated is for 3 years, however can be negotiated and extended.
The license may be revoked earlier if the terms and conditions are breached by the client. I will also contact clients before licenses are due to end to discuss renewals.
I'm looking for something completely unique and exclusive to my business, can you offer this?
Yes of course! For this I can offer you the ltd Bespoke service. I regularly take commissions to create specific repeat patterns and placement graphics based on client's requests and trends, offered through a fully exclusive licensing agreement or through an outright sale/copyright transfer. Please email me directly to discuss your project in more detail.
I can also offer full art-working, graphic design and branding services for your project on an hourly rate basis. This could include applying the pattern / art to your product, packaging or marketing output, communicating with your manufacturer and creating any additional content which features the artwork.
Do I own the copyright when I purchase a design from the ltd Library?
No, sorry! You hold the permission to reproduce that design(s) onto the agreed product area(s) only, for the duration of the agreement, as negotiated and agreed to in your individual license terms (for explanation of non-exclusive, fully exclusive or part exclusive click here). The copyright is always retained by Laura Thompson Designs at all times.
Please also read the Terms and Conditions fully and carefully.