The company provides a print-on-demand service to artists and photographers. If you see the artists’ work online and want a framed copy, you can buy it through Imagekind’s service. It’s free to artists, who decide how much to markup their work.
Even before the Flickr deal, the company was growing fast, according to spokesman Ben Rogovy. He said it has 15 people on staff and is hiring three interns.
The company was started by Kelly Smith and Adrian Hanauer. Adrian’s part of the entrepreneural Hanauer clan that bought Pacific Coast Feather about 70 years ago; his brother is Seattle VC Nick Hanauer.