A trip to San Francisco proved a turning place for previous landscape architect turned artist Kylie Harber. “What a magical city. Those limitless hills. That breathtaking orange bridge. The charming row homes. When I couldn’t find the fantastic artwork print of the city I still left my heart in, I drew my own, and other metropolitan areas adopted,” claims Brisbane-centered Kylie who set up her company Little Giraffe in 2016, in the beginning providing her hand-drawn map prints at industry stalls.

Tiny Giraffe
London map print

And while the small business started out with wonderful art prints, it shortly expanded into wallpaper and tailor made area style right after Kylie was commissioned to create a wallpaper mural by a boutique Sydney genuine estate business. “That undertaking gave me the self-confidence and wish to concentration on tailor made artworks. In 2021, I designed the brave leap to function full time in Very small Giraffe and now I’m in my desire job doing work with aspiration shoppers!”

Kylie Harber in front of her Sydney mural
Kylie Harber in front of her Sydney map mural

A further arm to the business, the Tiny Giraffe wallpaper array is a distinctive proposition. Not only does Kylie create tailor made wallpaper types (for business and residential areas), but she handles almost everything, all the way from layout by means of to set up. The range is underpinned by good sustainability ideas also it’s created using premium recycled, non-woven paper printed to actual size for minimum waste.

“Having a significant excellent and very long-lasting wallpaper or mural in a genuinely bespoke, a person-of-a-type style, manufactured just for you, is a quite exclusive collaborative experience. It absolutely transforms the room into a breathtaking and meaningful room. I really like that I can convey so much pleasure to people’s life every working day,” suggests Kylie.

Eucalyptus wallpaper
Tiny Giraffe’s lovely Eucalyptus wallpaper

Encouraged by vacation and nature, Kylie normally takes images wherever she goes, making use of them as a reference instrument when doing work on her layouts. “Buildings, bridges, plants and flowers keep on to attract me in, as do maps and aerial perspectives of any form,” suggests Kylie. Modern tailor made projects involve a hand drawn map of Katherine NT, clusters of eucalyptus leaves put in as a decorative glass movie on the doorways of a treetop home and a mural featuring quotations in hand lettering.

Tiny Giraffe art print
Bestsellers inside of the vary, Kylie has established maps of Sydney, NYC, London and Brisbane in heat stamped gold foil.

As for the long run of the company, Kylie lately labored with her initial US shopper and the abroad sector is one she would appreciate to go on investigate. “In 5 years’ time I dream of travelling for inspiration, operating remotely and transport my artworks around the globe.”

Tiny Giraffe

Shop Little Giraffe