Brooklyn artist Claudia Pearson's illustrations have been featured everywhere from The New Yorker to her own children's book, Tribal Alphabet. Inspired by "family, friends and great food," she creates tabletop and tea towels with a hand-drawn, homemade feel. Just for us, she designed an exclusive collection of bright, fun plates and wall art. Perfect for summer parties, her new plates feature dogs in striped sailor shirts, including a dachshund, terrier, great dane and French bulldog.
Claudia works and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two sons.
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"I took over the apartment beneath where we live, and now I have a sunlit studio."
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"I can walk down a flight of stairs to be in a peaceful place with no distractions."
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"I create my illustrations by hand, drawing with a pencil or a dip pen and India ink."
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"Once I transfer it to the computer, I layer and experiment with textures and pattern."
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"My work retains an organic, handmade feel and I love the blend of analog and digital."
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Claudia has designed her own line of tea towels, recipe cards and prints.
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These porcelain plates are the perfect size for a hot dog and a few sides.
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west elm presents a collaboration with talented Brooklyn illustrator Claudia Pearson. Shop tea towels, prints and more featuring Pearson's colorful illustrations that look great in any kitchen.