Schmooks on indie art & design

Quirky Art Prints for Children & Grown ups by Claire Cimbora, an illustrator and graphic designer based in Canberra. The Scmooks label began with creating personalised cards for friends and family and from there, Claire developed a series of playful artworks, which are now part of her Schmooks collection along with her new jewellery designs!
Claire is completely enchanted by her little son and finds his innocence is very inspiring. "I sit and watch him talk with teddy bears and send rockets to the moon as he creates fascinating worlds. His imaginary play-land is an inspiration for much of my work."
Claire describes her style as "playful, enchanting and quirky. Child-like innocence mixed with a teaspoon of cheekiness make-up the ingredients for each work. I love finding unique patterns and fabrics to use as soft textures in my illustrations. Scanning allows me to incorporate any little treasures that I find." (Excerpts from www.minxart.com.)

about us

Indie art & design is the digital baby of graphic design duo Carolyn & Martin (who are now also mum & dad to adorable Liam and Camille). Since 2006, we have showcased the work of Australian independent artists & designers on our blog, and we stock a large variety of beautiful and unique products in our online store.

We take a great deal of care with your orders, and have many return customers who love our range and service. We specialise in art and illustration (now including the work of the talented Amy Borrell and Dan Adams), and unique handmade pieces such as porcelain jewellery and objects by Irene Grishin Selzer of Iggy and Lou Lou... We have aso recently expanded our range of clever and thoughtful kids' products - from the ever-popular B&W Baby Mobile to exquisite clothing by Knuffle Kid, and delightful soft books and toys from Growing World.

About indie art & design

indie art & design is a web site dedicated to promoting independent designers, artists and labels from Australia.

The blog showcases Australian products from all over, boutiques that stock them and indie related exhibitions and events.

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