Paula McGloin is a freelance illustrator, surface pattern designer and coffee lover! She lives and works in the bustling city of Dublin in Ireland. Her vibrant designs are warm and playful with a distinct retro inspired style. Possessing a fascination for ornament and bold colors, she draws her inspiration from nature, everyday life and a love of vintage fabrics.
Paula began her career as a Graphic Designer. Drawing and illustrating patterns became one of her favorite pastimes and in 2013 this pastime transformed into a new career direction. She has worked on a variety of illustration projects, creating for fabric, packaging, accessories, ceramics, appliqué and stationery collections. Some of her previous clients include Marks & Spencer, Target, Urban Outfitters and Bewley's Ireland.