Featured Artist Kathrin Legg

Illustrator and surface designer Kathrin Legg reflects a nostalgic, simple way of life in her charming portfolio. Learn more about her by visiting her website.


teacup drawing by Kathrin Legg

“Teacup” digital drawing, sizes vary


My name is Kathrin and for as long as I can remember, I have always loved drawing, painting, color, patterns and creating.


"Woodland Floral" digital pattern by Kathrin Legg

“Woodland Floral” digital pattern, sizes vary


I was born into a creative family and have been surrounded by art teachers and sculptors all my life, so creativity is always encouraged and celebrated.


Farmers Market Digital Drawing by Kathrin Legg

“Farmers Market” digital drawing, sizes vary


I completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Newcastle, Australia. But it was several years later that I discovered art licensing which opened so many opportunities for my work to be used in a commercial setting.


"Red Poppy" tea towel by Kathrin Legg

“Red Poppy” tea towel


I concentrated on building a portfolio of illustrations and patterns that have since been printed and sold on fabric, greeting cards, shoes, home décor items, phone covers and stationery.


"Tea and Cake" tea towel and greeting card by Kathrin Legg

“Tea and Cake” tea towel and matching greeting card


Alongside licensing my illustrations and patterns, I also sell a range of my designs on greeting cards and cotton/linen tea towels which are 100% Australian made.


"Pantry Shelves" digital pattern by Kathrin Legg

“Pantry Shelves” digital pattern, sizes vary


My designs are modern with a hint of nostalgia and a touch of Nordic charm. I feel drawn to drawing floral patterns and timeless illustrations that remind me of the simple life.


"Springtime Garden" digital drawing by Kathrin Legg

“Springtime Garden” digital drawing, sizes vary


I was born in Germany, but I grew up on a farm in Northern NSW, Australia. Farm animals, baking bread, vegetable gardens, wildflowers and seasonal fruit picking are all part of my childhood memories.


Baby Shower greeting cards by Kathrin Legg

Baby Shower greeting cards


I live in the city now with my husband and two children, but I still love baking our own fresh sourdough bread and tending to the little flower patch on the balcony. I want my illustrations to convey a sense of coziness and minimalistic lifestyles that evoke feelings of tranquility.

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