The Band and their Merchandise

With the release of new merchandise to celebrate the first gig with the fab five, I was thinking, how does the design process work? Are the band involved with the design/ideas of new merch or do they just have final approval? Samantha

"“We are always involved with all official merchandise, particularly John and I, who oversee every last detail down to the typeface for each item. The quality and design of our merchandise has always been very important to us, and will continue to be so. NR"