Archivea & Co is an association of businesses which have been founded to serve brand owners worldwide. Each seperate business serves either North American or European or Asian markets.
We were born from the lifelong work of Flavia and Jack Weedn and we support and are proud members of The Artists Guild and its mission to protect and enhance the lives of artists, industrial designers and those industries which depend upon them.
Archivea® GmbH - LUCERNE, Switzerland- GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS
Jacques Nauer - (Zug) Jacques is an avid aviator and idea man. His work experience covers a wide swath of disciplines, From publishing to licensing to technology development to real estate. Jacques is a premier entrepreneur and investor. His ARS AG licensing business championed the MI Hummel brand to great success. He is the son of the founder of ARS edition one of Europe's leading publishers of children's books. Jacques is fluent in English, Swiss-German and French.
Richard Weedn - (Santa Barbara) Rick is a motorcyclist, car guy, and our product man. Having grown up in Southern California he understands the lifestyle of these passions and how they interrelate with business. Rick was a pioneer in licensing business by adding a full in-house licensed product design team to the agency in 1990. Rick created the first private labeled stock film/photo agency for Ford Motor Company in 2010. Rick lives and breaths licensing and channel development. He is fluent in English and pretends to speak Spanish, Italian and Japanese.
Philip Nauer - (Lucerne) Philip is a car guy, a technology guru, avid snowboarder and the glue that sticks us together operationally. He is a successful investor and world traveller. He brings with him his experience as a software systems analyst at Johnson & Johnson, CTO and many years in the licensing and real estate businesses. Philip is fluent in English, Swiss-German and French.
OUR AGENCY IN THE AMERICAS
ARCHIVEA® INC. - SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA
Warren Crone - Warren is a motorcyclist, musician and adventurer, Warren is the CEO and leader of Archivea in America. He is a technologist and brings with him years of digital pre-press, e-commerce and licensing experience. He's a big time web guru, seasoned negotiator and marketer/merchandiser.
Cory Steffen - Cory is a motorcyclist and waterman saving up for his Ford Raptor. Cory is simply one of the worlds best graphic designers and all around guy. He is still very active in our night shift as he is a senior design guru for our neighbors at Deckers Corporation. He is a founder and forever partner so will always be on our team.
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN CLIENTS
FORD MOTOR COMPANY - STOCK LICENSING,PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
HARLEY DAVIDSON MUSEUM - PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
CHRIS CRAFT - PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
BOEING - PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
FCA - PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
HONDA - PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
JOHN DEERE - PUBLISHING & E COMMERCE LICENSEE
FINE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY CLIENTS
THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM - INTERNATIONAL AGENCY RIGHTS
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY - PUBLISHING LICENSEE & AGENCY
THE FLAVIA BRAND - GLOBAL MANAGEMENT