Artist Directory

Abigail Jayne

Abigail Jayne Design is a stationery and design studio founded in Venice, California by textile designer, Abigail Siegel. Her unique painting style is designed to encourage connection and love. Abigail is inspired by the world around her, and as she travels, learns, and evolves her line continues to expand. Abigail believes in keeping snail mail alive and that a beautiful card is always enough! 

Alys Paterson

Alys Paterson is an illustrator and designer, currently based in Bristol, UK. Alys’ work is inherently vibrant and cheerful, reflecting her love of playing around with colour, pattern and composition, and the endless possibilities this presents. Alys loves to use the brightest, zingiest colours, creating busy patterns and decorative scenes. When not drawing, she loves being outdoors in nature, noticing the small wonders of the world.

Carlos Aponte

Carlos Aponte is an artist, designer and illustrator living and working in New York. His illustrations can be found in publications like The New Yorker and The New York Times. He's an author and illustrator of children's' books, two of which are published by Penguin Random House Books. He recently won a Pura Belpré for illustration and his book “Across the Bay” is one of The American Library Associations most notable childrens’ books for 2020. His next book is a collaboration with the photographer Alex Lubomirski and is set to be published by Candlewick Press in 2022.

 Carolie Joly

After training as a graphic designer in Montreal, Canada, Carolie quickly returned to her true passion, illustration. Inspired by nature and the pleasures of everyday life, she conveys her love of colour and joie de vivre through delicate depictions. Working with different mediums including watercolour, gouache and coloured pencil, Carolie is constantly exploring new techniques and following her instincts with each brushstroke. Flowers are some of her favourite things to paint, while paying homage to the beauty of nature.

Clare Youngs

Hello, I am Clare Youngs, an illustrator and designer maker. I trained as a graphic designer and have worked in the industry, mainly in packaging design but have a life long interest in illustration and in particular collaged artworks. I am based in the UK on the beautiful Kent coast. My desire to create has never been stronger than now. I love the whole process, the thrill of a new project, the thoughts and ideas that start as notes and sketches and the satisfaction of seeing my ideas develop into a finished piece. People often tell me that my work puts a smile on their face, this makes me very happy!

Curious Manor

A delightful stationery company created by Christina Gliha & Martin Bregman. Christina specializes in illustrating food, fashion, travel & people for various brands and publications like Condé Nast, Moda Operandi, Jones Road Beauty, Issimo and Canada Goose.

Crissie Rodda

Crissie Rodda is an illustrator, award winning textile designer and rainbow maker. She loves eclectic interiors, vintage fabric and spending time in the great New Zealand outdoors - which lucky for her is her backyard. Bright, bold and sometimes unexpected colour palettes are always at the heart of Crissie’s work, which she describes as playful, sweetly sophisticated and ageless. She is inspired by all things nature, mid century design, fashion and her antipodean roots.

 

Chelsea O'Byrne

Chelsea O’Byrne (b. 1992) is an artist living and working on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations (Vancouver, BC). She graduated from Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2016 with a focus on drawing and illustration. She is the author/illustrator of “If I Were King” (2021) and the illustrator of 6 other children’s picture books to date. She utilizes a combination of traditional and digital media to create textured illustrations with a hand-drawn feel.

Emily Taylor

Emily Taylor’s work is marked by delicate line and painterly applications of colour, employing a nostalgic palette and lighthearted imagery. Her illustrations feel organic with a touch of femininity, finding homes across a variety of products, spanning home goods to fabrics. Escapes to countryside or shoreline and perusals of vintage markets deeply inspire and inform her work. When home, Emily is drawing away in Toronto, quietly creating between the Fashion District and Chinatown.

 

Folio

Folio is a fun-loving stationery design studio based out of Cardiff, Wales and created by self-taught illustrator, Ian Owen. Ian is constantly working on new designs and product launches and striving to live by one of their most popular designs - DREAM BIG!

Hannah Beisang

Hannah Beisang is interested in both the natural world and the world that we create within it. She likes to capture nature and then compliment it with items that relate to our culture and history. Her work celebrates the little moments in a big way. She is not afraid of scale or color and uses both regularly in her work.

Hutch Cassidy

Hutch Cassidy is a creative-led enchanting illustration brand which combines a love for our planet's magnificent creatures and a bold use of colour. All lovingly illustrated with elements of magical realism sprinkled through each design guaranteed to put a smile on your nearest and dearest's faces. You can expect to see many delights of wonder including tigers on magic carpets and beautifully decorated Indian elephants surrounded by starry sky's and palms, all offering a whimsical treat for your friends and family.

Loose Leaves

Laura Konyndyk is a Canadian illustrator based in Hamilton Ontario – a city that inspires her artistic practice with its mix of natural and urban beauty. Give her a set of watercolour or gouache paint, and she's ready to go! She currently runs Loose Leaves Paper Goods with her sister Julie, and together they seek to create stationery that's joyful, whimsical and timeless. She is currently exploring the world of surface design, and would love to illustrate a children's book one day too.

 

Leila Simon Hayes

Leila Simon Hayes is an abstract artist, designer, musician and mother from Boston, MA. She’s dedicated to a practice of play and endless possibilities. She works from a meditative place with the intention to slow herself down and to encourage others to do the same. All of her patterns begin as black and white abstract shapes and drawings. They transform with color and different configurations. She’s on a mission to fill the world with more abstraction and play in the objects we surround ourselves with.

 

Natasia Makes

Natasia Makes is a female-owned, Canadian design studio serving up fun paper goods for fun people. Our products and artwork are created by lettering artist and illustrator, Natasia Martin, from Edmonton, Alberta. When Natasia picks up a new skill, navigates a new outdoor adventure, or discovers a new way to process whatever life throws at her, she’s inspired to pass on that knowledge through illustration, lettering and her products. She uses her products to share her personal stories and experiences and hopes to empower others to see the positive in their situation and feel a little less alone.

Other Hat Design

Vancouver based artist and stationary sales rep, Ester Power, has been living and breathing greeting cards in Canada and Europe for over 30 years. Her favourite mediums are watercolour, ink and coloured pencil. She uses all the colours of the rainbow and gathers her inspirations from nature, travel and the people she meets along the way. She interprets the world around her through humour, heart and colour.

 

Paige & Willow

Paige & Willow is an independent stationery company founded in Montreal, Canada by graphic designer Ketlin Martins. All of her designs have the perfect balance between being romantic with a hint of femininity with fun illustrations and floral patterns. All illustrations are hand painted and digitally created by Ketlin. Paige & Willow strives to create beautiful cards and other paper goods while spreading love one card at a time.

 

Pen + Pillar

Born from passions of art and philanthropy, Pen+Pillar is owned and operated by wife and husband team, Taylor and Justin Mahlke. Art should bring joy and light to your life, and it's Taylor's aim to create pieces that evoke a sense of life and adventure. Pen+Pillar holds firmly to the belief that everyone deserves to feel safe, and should be afforded the opportunity to succeed. Art has an amazing power of influence, so they believe it should be used boldly and as a force for good, and encourages a community that believes the same.

Poet And Painter

Artist Lucy Creed established Poet and Painter in 2015 to showcase her award-winning artwork as greetings cards, featuring humorous verse written by her good friend and popular British poet Trevor Parsons. Lucy went on to develop the line to include more of her own humour and bold illustration. In 2017 Lucy was joined by her old art school sidekick and wordplay aficionado Bryn Dineen, and they quickly discovered that the combination of Lucy’s twitching paintbrush with Bryn’s break speed wit created something special.

 

Poppy Tong

Poppy Tong is a multidisciplinary artist and designer, based in Toronto. Through her work, Poppy strives to facilitate moments of pleasure, wonder and exploration. Her practice is characterized by her love of colour, food, its consumption and rituals, as well as the everyday.

Rachel Joanis

Rachel is the artist and founder behind Rachel Joanis Illustrations, an online print shop based in Toronto. All artwork is created and designed by Rachel, who also works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. As a female artist, she understands the importance of representation, and the significance of seeing yourself reflected in art and media. The majority of her work focuses around women, and promoting different ethnicities and body types, to help further inclusivity and promote equal representation.

Sandi Falconer

Sandi Falconer is an illustrator, currently living in Gravenhurst, Canada whose work has been featured in The Globe and Mail, Cottage Life, and The Walrus. Her distinctive images have also been licensed for textiles, packaging, and stationery by companies such as Urban Outfitters, Wrap Magazine, and The Drake General Store. Since moving from the city to Muskoka a few years ago, Sandi has turned her eye to the rugged landscape of her new home – distilling the beauty, wildness and, at times, weirdness of rural life into drawings and prints.

 

Tine Modeweg-Hansen

Growing up in the suburbs of Copenhagen and Montreal, Tine was usually found drawing and making crafts. She published her first picture book while in grad school at Designskolen Kolding in Denmark. To date, she has illustrated for many Canadian magazines and for 20 books, earning a place on the prestigious IBBY Honour List. Her artistic tools of choice these days are ink, scissors, tracing paper and pencil. Tine runs a shared studio space in Montreal’s leafy Plateau-Mont-Royal neighbourhood, a few blocks from the triplex where she lives with her family.

 

Yeppie Paper

Yeppie Paper is a Los Angeles based design studio co-founded in 2014 by sister-brother team Jennifer Lee Gregoire and Jim Lee. They offer a wide range of heartfelt paper goods featuring Jen’s hand-painted gouache illustrations. “Yeppie” is a term of endearment from the southern region of South Korea that can best be translated into English as “cutie” or “sweetheart”. Jen and Jim strive to create cards that will accentuate your sincerest sentiments and bring a smile to all the yeppies in your lives.