From Lori: I love to work with textures and colorful palettes to make playful art that makes people feel happy. I love the ocean and illustration, and my two beautiful little ones who inspire me every day with their enthusiasm and curiosity for life.
From Melanie: I'm a Canadian designer/artist, loving wife, and mom to 3 amazing kids! We live in rural Alberta, Canada, and I work from a lovely home-based studio, surrounded by aspen forest, wildlife, and natural beauty. My work is heavily inspired by nature and strives to achieve that (im)perfect balance between sophistication and whimsy.
From Rose: Creativity has been an essential part of life since exiting the womb. After (some) college, I moved to Austin, TX and started my own company at 24. I currently design photo templates and dream about becoming a textile designer.
From Erin: I'm a graphic designer, artist, wife, & mother of 3. I love typography, painting, home improvement & time with my family. My passion for simple & beautiful design has led me to Minted. You can learn more about me at www.erindeegan.com .
From Ashleigh: Ashleigh Ninos is an artist who's practice is often inspired by the natural world, as seen in her Forecast & Contour Series work. Her latest work investigates the juxtaposition between organic shapes and geometric forms, created using deconstructed abstract watercolor and ink paintings which are later constructed into collage form. Ashleigh's work can be found in private collections worldwide.
From Bryn: Architect and designer: buildings | installations | interiors | objects | textiles Founder and principal designer of Namavari, LLC. Headquartered on a sailboat in the San Francisco Bay; creating 'designer prints for design-y people'. "We believe in the power of design on any scale. Collaborating with a number of like-minded companies to produce beautiful, timeless products, our designs seamlessly integrate in to your every-day life."
From Smile Peace Love: As a photographer and designer, many describe my style as natural, organic and whimsical. I specialize in the creative use of light and find the beauty in everything around us.
From Sonal: Hello! I'm an artist and surface pattern designer based in Vienna, Austria. I'm inspired by lots of things, but flowers above all. I get very excited about color and lines and I hope this is reflected in my work. "It’s all about doing what I love doing, showing other people what I see and making their space a little bit more beautiful."
From Mary: Mary works in watercolor and acrylics, inspired by nature and giving her subjects a contemporary feel. Her work is in collections across the United States as well as Internationally. She lives just outside of Chicago with her husband and three little girls.
From Jennifer: Jennifer has a degree in Graphic Design, but has been painting and designing since her teens. Jennifer finds inspiration in the varied cultures and climates of the San Francisco Bay Area, and is always striving for less distraction and more enjoyment in both her art and life.
From Alicia: Alicia fell in love with photography when she was gifted her first camera as a child. In 2005 she left her career in the non-profit world to pursue her creative dreams. "I strive to create photographs that evoke memories of our favorite days. My inspiration is found in memories of my grandparents garden, and boxes of old Polaroids. I lived my life in Michigan and Florida, surrounded by water and color, and am still greatly influenced by those two environments."
From Rebecca: I love experimenting with color, type, and creative materials to make designs that spark smiles, visual harmony, and world peace.
From Lindsay: I love playing with art whether it's on my Mac or canvas. Being a stay-at-home-working-mom, I can really appreciate being part of a community that mentors and shares its talents in such a positive way.
From Amy: I love to paint, doodle and design. Designing and creating has always been my passion. My design ideas are constantly evolving through the inspiration of my husband and 3 children.
From Roann: Roann Mathias is originally from New Orleans, where the colorful architecture and plant life instilled in her a love of color and nature. For the last 22 years she has lived in Memphis, TN, and has travelled around the US and Europe. During these trips, she was inspired by the wilderness, particularly ocean and mountain views. Influenced buy her study of art history, she has drawn on abstract expressionism to create large gestural works. All of these varied interests can be seen in her art.
From Ilana: Brooklyn Visual Artist and Graphic Designer
From Debra: I've been drawn to art for as long as I can remember. My inspiration comes from shapes, colors, nature, and just the pure fun of creating. My work has turned to many mediums, sometimes combining one or many, realism and abstract, becoming more spontaneous and evolving as I move through it. I've explored many ways to share my art, and I am thrilled to now be part of this amazing Minted Community!
From Lorent and Leif: Hi, I'm Kristin, a graphic designer with a fine art background. I love working in bright colors and mixing textures to create fun, bold pieces. Being a mom has inspired me to branch-out to a more illustrative style in my design work.
From Oana Prints: Oana Soare is a visual artist who’s constantly snooping around for creative and original manifestations in design, and looking to connect with the minds that formed them.
From Kamala: I love taking pictures. Photography has always been the way I explore the world. Whether it is a connection between people, a dance between light and water, or the grandeur of a sprawling landscape, I'm always looking for beautiful stories to tell. For me the fun is in letting life unfold and freezing its happy accidents and beautiful bits in time.
From Itsy Belle Studio: Hi all! I'm Christy– designer, illustrator and party stylist! I'm a busy wife and mom living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. My designs are inspired by my life and kids. They bring a bit of humor into everything and I just can't resist a good pun. I'm obsessed with Autumn, art + DIY projects and drinking one cup of coffee too many.
From Kate: Kate grew up in Flint, Michigan, a city with a deep appreciation for arts and culture. She explores her experiences through many formats including painting, photography and digital design. Kate currently works and lives in Linden, Michigan with her husband, five children and cat.
From Kelly: The waters and skies surrounding my home on Bainbridge Island, Washington provide me with endless inspiration for my landscape-based paintings. My work combines bold color and loosely applied paint to emulate the poetic interaction of sunlight on the water’s surface as well as the abstract qualities of clouds and sky. Working with water soluble oils or gouache, I use fluid brushstrokes to evoke sunlit spaces and to highlight the organic patterns I find repeated in nature.
From Kiersten: Hi, I’m Kiersten! Im a Salt Lake City based designer, illustrator and lover of anything outdoors! I am a very creative individual and believe that true happiness and success comes from following your passions. I love art and am most happy when I am creating things. Feel free to say hi. I would love to hear from you!
From Maggie: Maggie is inspired by nature, fashion, geometry, music and her personal history. They influence her choices in color, the way she creates patterns and the appreciation of the smallest of details found in the natural world. She lives in Seattle with her husband, son and their dog Sushi.
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