MEET OUR PARTNER LARA MESANZA

THE ILLUSTRATOR WHO HAS COLLABORATED WITH US MAKING OUR KIMONO’S POCKET FLASHERS

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LARA MESANZA BURKE IS AN ARTIST, DESIGNER AND MAKER.

SHE STUDIED METAL DESIGN AT THE NATIONAL COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN IN DUBLIN, IRELAND.

THE COMBINATION OF METAL DESIGN AND ACCESSORY DESIGN HAS GIVEN HER GREAT SPACIAL AWARENESS AND A LOVE FOR PRECISION GEOMETRY AND STRUCTURE. THESE CHARACTERISTICS ARE ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT HER VARIATY OF WORK WHICH SPANS FROM METAL BAGS TO GEOMETRICAL BALLPEN DRAWINGS.

SHE IS CURRENTLY TRAVELLING AROUND THE WORLD AND USING HER PHOTOGRAPHS AS INSPIRATION FOR HER DRAWINGS AS WELL AS WORKING AS A PART TIME FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR CREATING AN ARRAY OF PROJECTS, FROM ILLUSTRATING A WORLD WAR II INSPIRED BOARD GAME, ADULT COLORING BOOKS TO CHILDREN BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS. LARA WISHES TO FURTHER HER CAREER IN THIS FIELD AND TO BE ABLE TO CREATE, DESIGN, DRAW AND MAKE TO HER HEART’S CONTENT.