February 27, 2024
Studio M to close its doors

After 35 years in business, outdoor décor and gift brand Studio M will cease operations in April 2024. In an email sent to customers, the company said the decision is the result of enduring financial hardships, further intensified by the challenges of the pandemic.

“It has been an incredible journey filled with creativity, challenges, and countless memories,” said Sue Todd, co-founder of Studio M. “We are deeply grateful to the many talented employees, artists, vendors, sales agencies, retailers, and customers who have made this journey so memorable and rewarding.”

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Studio M’s Atlanta Market showroom

Studio M’s roots go back to 1989 with the invention of the MailWraps magnetic mailbox cover, then bringing other licensed artwork to a wide variety of categories for the home and garden — BreezeArt flags, MatMates interchangeable mats, Floor Flair vinyl rugs, Yard DeSigns address signs, Door Décor, Art Pots, Art Planters and their patented Art Poles.

“It has been incredibly difficult to say goodbye to this company and to the industry we have been a part of for so long, but we’ve reached a point where we cannot continue. It’s not common for companies to last 35 years, and it’s particularly rare in the highly creative and dynamic gift and home industry,” said Curt Todd, CEO and co-founder of Studio M. “We are proud of what we have accomplished and the impact we have made on both the industry and our community of artists, employees, retailers, customers, and vendor partners.”

Studio M will continue accepting orders from retailers through March 25, with inventory being limited and offered on a first-come-first-serve basis. Discounts will be available on select items to clear remaining inventory.


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