Category Archives: Graphic Design

Saana ja Olli

Admiring the textile collection and product line of Saana ja Olli, a designer couple and an award-winning design company from Turku, Finland. Saana Sipilä and Olli Sallinen design their own patterns inspired by ancient Nordic folklore and produce their hemp textile collection in south western Finland. You can follow them on their website, Facebook and Instagram.

Images: Courtesy of Saana ja Olli.

Tokyo Pear

Tokyo Pear is a letterpress studio and shop that got its start in Seattle, Washington and then relocated to Japan in 2007. The brand is owned by Eriko and Darren who decided to introduce independent letterpress to Japan. Their graphics are minimal and show a definite folk art influence. You can follow them on their website and purchase a few of their items on Etsy.

Images: Courtesy of Tokyo Pear.

Olga Kawa

Admiring the botanical illustrations of Polish graphic designer and illustrator, Olga Kawa. The artist created the layouts and illustrations of this book entitled, “Magic Herbarium”, which was a part of her master thesis. Some of the illustrations were used on sketchbook covers and cotton bags. You can follow this designer on Facebook and see more of her work on Behance.

Images: Courtesy of Olga Kawa.