ILLUSTRATION

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ABBY SUMNER 

Throughout her work, Abby combines traditional graphic design methods along with textile techniques and other processes. At heart, she is a maker endlessly creating things with her hands. It is this obsession with tactile qualities that results in her finely crafted designs and pieces.

abbysumner.co.uk

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ALEXANDRA SNOWDON

Based in Edinburgh, Alex is a self employed illustrator and hand lettering artist, working on commissions from a range of worldwide clients. These include book publishers and homeware and greeting card manufacturers.

alexandra-snowdon.com

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BLUE RANCHU DESIGNS 

Laura designs and creates a range of beautiful and fun home accessories, stationery and apparel. Her signature designs are bold, colourful and engaging. She is inspired by her love of nature and animals.

blueranchudesigns.com

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AIMEE MAC 

Based in sunny Cheshire, all of Aimee's products are made in the UK. Sunshiney prints, contemporary homeware, gifts and apparel inspired by nature & the everyday. 

aimeemacillustration.co.uk

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AMY WRITES

After hundreds of pens and pieces of paper, and hours spent practising, a small hobby has turned into a big dream. Amy Writes was created in September 2018 and produces hand-written, digital prints and cards that are designed, printed and packaged by Amy. Plus, all its packaging is biodegradable! 

amy-writes.co.uk

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BY CLARE

Wonderfully unique, hand painted vintage plates created by Clare in Nottingham.

These hand painted plates make special, one of a kind thoughtful gifts - from a cheeky quote to illustration.  Each plate is lovingly hand painted using ceramic paints and are intended to be used as home decor - hang on the wall, stand on the bookshelf or perhaps hold your jewellery.

etsy.com/uk/shop/byclareuk

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CLAUDINE O'SULLIVAN

Now based in Glasgow after a decade in London, Irish artist Claudine O’Sullivan has gained industry spotlight for her distinctive hand drawn illustrations.

claudineosullivan.com

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EMILY NASH 

Emily is an independent publisher of greetings cards and paper goods. From her studio in Bristol, she uses collage to create playful and unique illustrations for all occasions. She has an ever expanding range to help you bring joy and humour to your friends and family.

emilynashillustration.com

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GOJI BERRY 

GojiBerry Designs is based in Dundee, creating cute and quirky illustrated paper goods like stickers, prints and other handmade items inspired mostly by nature, animals and food.

 

The creator SW Chan is a self taught illustrator and loves to use both digital and traditional mediums in her work.

etsy.com/uk/shop/gojiberrydesigns

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GREENWICH PAPER STUDIO

Ran by Julie, Greenwich Paper Studio is an Eco-friendly, modern greeting card & stationery business, based in London.

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JEFF & THE SQUIRREL

Jeff and the Squirrel is a small, eco friendly business based in Yorkshire, UK. Everything is designed by owner Stevie.

 

Jeff and the Squirrel was born during the Coronavirus pandemic in March 2020 as Stevie's wedding photography business had essentially been shut down overnight. 

jeffandthesquirrel.co.uk

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JESSICA SMITH

Based in Bath, Jess illustrates all things natural; plants, flowers, animals and people while also playing around with fun colours and patterns.

 

She loves using gouache and digital mediums to create fun and playful illustrations and turns them into products for you to use or see everyday!

jessicasmithillustration.co.uk

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JENNY HAYTCH

Jenny haytch creates imaginatively illustrated homewares, accessories, and gifts, that are wonky & charming, tongue-in-cheek & occasionally NSFW.

jennyhaytch.com

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KAT DRAWS IT

Kat Draws It is all about designing hand drawn wrapping paper, greetings cards and gifts inspired by nature.

All of the products are printed in the UK and packaging is recycled and biodegradable where possible.

Taking a lot of inspiration from her cat, Desmond, Kat makes sure he features in lots of silly and funny ways throughout the designs. Kat wants to put a smile on people’s faces with some fun, animal drawings.

katdrawsit.com

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LITTLE TRINKETS STUDIO

Little Trinkets Studio is a Glasgow-based design studio, founded by Sandra Simons, creating hand-crafted illustrated goods, such as cards, notebooks and stickers.

All products are made using recycled or FSC certified premium paper and are packed in fully biodegradable starch bags to keep their impact on the environment as low as possible.

littletrinketsstudio.com

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LUKE HOLCOMBE STUDIO 

Luke is a designer & illustrator based in Bath, creating prints & paper goods inspired by nature, travel & adventure.
 
With a background as an architect and a passion for drawing and graphic design, the artwork is influenced by vintage posters, photography, cinema, typography and ephemera.
 
By combining digital illustration techniques with low-tech analogue printing methods, he creates playful, bold and graphical artworks to celebrate the simple pleasures in life.

lukeholcombestudio.com

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MAGDA CREATIVE

Northamptonshire based illustrator Magda, creates a beautiful range of prints inspired by nature and the world around her.

 

Her prints are perfect for the home or as a gift and are printed from sustainable paper sources.

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PAPERWHALE

Paperwhale is an independent greeting card publisher based in Malvern in the UK, founded in 2014 by illustrator Lianne Harrison who lovingly designs all of Paperwhale’s paper-cut designs.

All greeting cards and paper goods are printed on FSC approved quality paper stock, with recycled envelopes and biodegradable cellophane bags.

paperwhale.co.uk

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SLEEPYCATS GIFTS

Sleepycats Gifts is the home of contemporary cat themed gifts and accessories for cat lovers of all ages.

 

Their designs are upbeat, cute and inspired by cats and all the quirky things cats do.

sleepycatsgifts.com

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THE SUNSHINE BINDERY

Owned my Mell, she creates delightfully joyful illustrated paper goods, hand crafted journals and eco friendly stationery, originally inspired by nourishing support through self care, spreading happiness to others and the incredible zero waste movement. 

thesunshinebindery.co.uk

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TOM HARDWICK 

Tom is an illustrator from East Yorkshire. He graduated from Hull School of Art and Design where he enjoyed painting, printing, drawing and all things illustration.

Tom enjoys the British countryside and the natural world and creates various prints and illustrated goods inspired by it.

tom-hardwick.uk

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JUNIPER PRESS

Laura is an Aberdeenshire-based designer, illustrator & printmaker. She graduated 16 years ago and founded her own business, Juniper Press, in 2015.

 

Her work takes inspiration from the intricacies and detail of Scandinavian and Eastern European folk art, using nature and plants as her subject matter, with a distinct bold monochromatic style.

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KATY MCCROSSAN

Based in Glasgow, Katy’s work focuses on the exploration of colour theory within textiles, taking inspiration from the Modernist movement, experimenting with form, abstracting shapes and using colour theory as a subject matter to create contrasting, vibrant, bold and playful prints.

 

Environmental impact is carefully considered in Katy’s design process, with eco-friendly printing & recycled/compostable paper and packaging used where possible.

ktmccrossan.com

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LOMOND PAPER CO

Lomond Paper Co. sells pretty illustrated greeting cards and stationery, with the aim is to deliver luxury paper products with pretty illustrations with sincere sentiments for all occasions.

 

Hugely inspired by nature and a love of playing with colour combinations. All of the designs are created on iPad Pro in Procreate and are printed on FSC Certified paper with recycled envelopes and biodegradable cellophane sleeves.

lomondpaperco.com

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LYDIA MEIYING 

Lydia Meiying is a freelance Pattern Designer and Illustrator based in the sunny city of Manchester, UK.

 

After studying Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design at University, Lydia began a bright and colourful journey into the world of all things pattern and textiles.

 

She creates her designs by hand drawing, cutting and collaging, painting and printing before transferring to her computer, where her unique designs can become a multitude of beautiful useful items.

hellomeiying.com

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NEBO PEKLO

Modern vintage inspired illustrated maps and botanical illustrations by Glasgow illustrator Natalie Tweedie.

 

Qualified in Printed Textile Design she uses her design skills to create unique illustrations in beautiful colourways. As a lifelong lover of mid-century design, she likes to incorporate the style of the era into her work. 

nebo-peklo.co.uk

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SHE'S SOME NICK

Founded by Dani, She's Some Nick began in April 2020 as a place to create and sell digital illustrations.

 

As a recent Fashion Graduate, back in her Glaswegian hometown, Dani began to think of the possibility of branching out to creating other products, such as apparel and accessories.

shessomenick.company.site

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THE BLACK PUG PRESS

Based in Devon, at The Black Pug Press you'll find an ever-expanding collection of lino prints, illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts, all designed by Laura, with the supervision of her two adopted pugs, Betty and Buddy.

theblackpugpress.com

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THE OWLERY PRINTS

The Owlery is an independent artisan business run by Sheffield born printmaker and textile artist Benjamin Partridge.

Benjamin is a product based printmaker and artist who works with Lino and Screen Print media. He creates textiles, ceramics, and paper products and prints using motifs and surface designs with just a touch of whimsy.

theowlery.co.uk

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XOXO DESIGNS BY RUTH

Ruth is the creative force behind XOXO.

She creates a collection of colourful goods, including but not limited to: greeting cards, motivational prints, enamel pins and patches and patterned stationery. She is always dreaming up new ideas, so it’s always growing.

xoxodesignsbyruth.com