About us!

Eye Spy design studio is a U.K based collective of designers and illustrators creating beautiful designs for children.

Our freelance designers have experience designing surface pattern, character design and placement prints for stationery, garments, picture books and home accessories.

The collection will be available to view seasonally  in New York and Paris. We are happy to travel to appointments in the U.K.

To book an appointment or view the collection (updated weekly!) online please email eyespydesignstudio@gmail.com

Meet the designers

Carly Gledhill

Location: Manchester

Design specialities: character design, florals and repeats.

Working methods: Hand drawn or painted with a finishing touch in Photoshop or Wacom Tablet straight into Photoshop.

Design Hero: product designer and Italian futurist Bruno Munari

Dream Client: Marimekko

Favourite thing about NYC: Modern Love, Brooklyn. THE best vegan food I've ever eaten!

Dawn Machell

Location: West Yorkshire

Design specialities: Character design, allover pattern repeat.

Working methods: Adobe Illustrator with some hand drawn and scanned elements.

Design Hero: Illustrator and children’s laureate, Lauren Child

Dream Client: Nosy Crow Books

Favourite thing about NYC: Walking around looking up at all the amazing buildings. And food…don’t forget the food!

Wendy Kendall

Location: Stafford

Design specialities: Repeat design and co-ordinating patterns for fabric collections

Working methods: handrawn, scanned , then manipulated in photoshop

Design Hero: Matisse

Dream Client: Habitat

Favourite thing about NYC: The underground steam pipes in Manhattan

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