Category Archives: design

christmas cards for sale

I designed a limited edition small batch of christmas cards for sale this year. They’re bundled in packs of five, and there are still a few packs left if you haven’t sent your cards out yet. You can purchase them … Continue reading

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Caution May Be Hot

I made two pieces for this show of paper cup art in San Francisco. The brief was to turn this ordinary object into a work of art, and artists from all over the US were invited to participate.I tried to … Continue reading

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HKDI workshop

I’ve just got home from my trip to HK, and looking through all the wonderful things I did while I was there. It’s especially great thinking about the monoprint workshop I did with the illustration students at the Hong Kong … Continue reading

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BEYORG organic market

This weekend I visited the BEYORG organic market pop-up store in Pacific Place mall, Hong Kong, to see the bags I designed for them.It’s such a lovely idea, it was super fun to see! I love the way they animated … Continue reading

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open studios 2016

Yes, it’s that time again! I’ll be showing prints at my workshop in Dogpatch, San Francisco, as part of the City’s ArtSpan openstudio weekends. I’ll be showing a selection of framed works, ready to hang:…and a variety of new unframed … Continue reading

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Animals Asia products

I was recently asked to design some products for the charity Animals Asia. These products are sold here and the profits go towards their work saving animals.I painted illustrations of wonderful moonbears, as I really love them and can’t stand … Continue reading

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nursery mural

I recently painted a fun mural for a friend’s nursery. I was asked for simple scenes with friendly animals, in muted colours, that would work for a girl or a boy. I started with sketches of various combinations of animals … Continue reading

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Christmas cards

Something I’ve been thinking about for a long while is opening a little online shop to sell some exclusive Mariko products. I’m often designing for other brands and companies (which I love doing!) but I’d also like to start my … Continue reading

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Nathan’s wedding

My friend Nathan asked me to create some illustrations for his wedding invitations, and I came up with several ideas for the three different event cards. Each card had a slightly different level of formality, so I tried to accommodate … Continue reading

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wedding certificate

I made my very good friend Katie Baldwin a wedding certificate for her wedding, so that all their guests could be witnesses, and sign it on their big day.I did the calligraphy in pen & ink and the leafy border … Continue reading

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