Category Archives: design

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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HOBBS High Street Kensington

I recently did some artwork for HOBBS fashion stores in London. I produced over 20 illustrations for use inside their stores, and also one very special one for the promotion of their newest store in High Street Kensington, inside the … Continue reading

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Huntington Library teapot

I designed a lovely garden toile for the Huntington Library and Gardens in Pasadena a while ago, and it’s been used on a gorgeous parasol (see my previous post) but now it’s also available on a teaset.The printing is beautiful … Continue reading

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colouring book

I recently illustrated my first colouring book pages. It was only four pages in a book that had many, but it was surprisingly complicated!There’s so much detail involved, and all the lines need to match up nicely, and it should … Continue reading

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Tiffany mug on instagram

I was thinking about my Tiffany & Co. mug the other day, and checked on instagram if anyone had posted any pictures of their mugs, and found some amazing images. I especially love this one…Thank you amberallurecupcakes ! And here’s … Continue reading

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kapok 10 year anniversary

kapok, the hipster boutique lifestyle store in Hong Kong had their ten year anniversary this weekend, and they’ve been building up to it with a variety of events. I designed and illustrated a map for their #kapok10 anniversary launch, and … Continue reading

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tmtplaza beauty promotion

I recently designed an exclusive butterfly and peony pattern for a jewellery box for tmtplaza in Hong Kong, for their spring beauty promotion.I was asked to create something feminine and elegant, to match with this season’s beauty products and cosmetics.The … Continue reading

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