Posted 10 December 2020

100 student, graduate and emerging makers to support this Christmas

We recently joined forces with student platform SADGRADS2020 to set up a spreadsheet collating creative gifts made by students, graduates and emerging makers. With such an overwhelming response, here, we’ve put together a guide to help you navigate all 100 brilliant emerging makers. With Christmas round the corner, this is a great chance to find your loved ones thoughtful gifts, while supporting young, independent businesses. From prints to jewellery and everything in-between – there’s something for everyone. Happy browsing!


Look no Hands
A collective showcasing the works of Leeds Arts University illustration 2020 graduates

Maker of wiggly things, including prints, cards and stickers

Gabriella Wilde Illustrations
Quirky and original illustrated prints sent with love from Wales

Daisy Harrison
Colourful digital prints, oil paintings and sculptures

Iona Monks
Prints inspired by folklore and animal-human relationships

Ella Yolande
Limited-edition prints inspired by colour, ecological and botanical imagery

Coquillage Design
Pastel prints with a “feminine” touch by illustrator Michelle Bowden.

Kohenoor Kamal
Minimalist typographic prints and postcards influenced by nature

No Bad News
Fun, bold and young prints by recent National College of Art and Design Dublin graduates

Roko Press
Illustrated and 100% compostable Riso prints made by an environmentally sustainable publishing press

Vicky Hughs
Illustrated playful people on various types of products, including prints and clothing

For 70 Days and Nights
Beautiful, painted prints

Katy Streeter
Relatable illustrated prints and earrings made with love and packed in eco-friendly recycled packaging

Holly Eliza Temple
Prints and Zines exploring food and mental health

Fay Troote Illustration
A variety of digital and fine art giclée illustration prints, to bring some colour and joy into your home

Sara El Nairree Illustration
“Functional and quietly radical” prints and homeware like candles, perfumes and room sprays

Alfie Illustration
Lino and digital illustrated prints

Megan Watson
A great selection of digital art prints

Cameron Peet Illustration
Bright and colourful Riso prints – with stickers coming soon

Hannah Kent Design
Stylish prints for your home, designed in Bournemouth

Stella Olivier
Small, colourful artworkss inspired by concrete, rust and architecture, and each purchase comes with stickers

Lily Fossett Illustrations
Intricate prints that focus on various stories and narratives

Francesca Bleay Art
Limited-edition abstract marble prints and coasters

Lewis Scott Prints
Colourful street photography from Edinburgh-based artist, Lewis Scott

Marta Company
Prints heavily influenced by strong female characters and still life

Zeena AlTai Art
Original black and white giclée prints

Art by Wingkel
Abstract art prints focused on women and nudity

Illustrated prints celebrating colour

Graphic-design prints created in Moscow

Linocut prints inspired by folklore and nature

Imogen Richards
Abstracted figures, painted in oil on paper

Identity 2.0
The Messy issue Zine unpacks the messy nature of our digital identities

Dominika Jezewska
Unique prints dreamed up with paper, Photoshop and an iPad

Adrian Wojtas
Bold and colourful photography prints by Dublin-based artist Adrian

Julie Stone
Illustration prints

Rosi Tooth
Prints that celebrate pink nude ladies with blue hair, alongside ceramics, pins and homeware

Nadine Illustration
Colourful and fun prints and homeware accessories

Dawn Hazell Draws
Brightly coloured surreal pencil drawings

Homeware and Ceramics

Macramé by Ashley
Handmade macramé pieces for your hanging plants or to simply decorate your home

Handmade colourful quilts, paintings and cards

Alter Life Wares
Vegan soy-wax melts, candles and jewellery; candles are made to order including colour and scent

Chromatica Garden
Hand-painted colourful and personalised plant pots and garden accessories

Emma Hislop Studio
Glass and homeware collectables inspired by geology, climate change and fine art

Rodrigo Costa
Handmade unique sculptures made from papier-mâché and painted with acrylic

Chiaro San
Alternative album art covers made and sent from Tokyo

Anastasia Autumn Art
One-off handcrafted original art on wooden keepsakes

Hannah Lim
Pots, snuff bottles and beautiful hanging ornaments for your Christmas tree

Kirsten McStitch
Hand-designed and embroidered key rings, scrunchies, masks and stickers

Brealy Illustration
Trinkets and accessories heavily inspired by dark themes

Mugs and stocking fillers with a dog theme throughout

Jess Hay
Colourful rugs and tufted wall-hangings

Roshi Rouzbehani
Homeware inspired by female empowerment, with coasters, bedsheets and more

Rosie Hurley
Handmade clay pieces and commissioned pet portrait illustrations

Saskia Robinson Sculptor
Sculptural accessories and decorations

Intelligent, innovative ceramics and furniture from Marseille


A variety of hand-designed cards, stickers and prints

Bethany Drake
Custom-made cards, wrapping paper and illustrations – also available for commissions

Bronagh Lee Illustration
Whimsical and vibrant illustrated cards and prints

Meg Evans Design
Sustainable and original cards to send to your family and friends

Easy Does It
Feel-good illustrated cards printed in the South West

Nice One Abb
Bold cards for any occasion, featuring typography and digital illustrations

Charlotte Leadley
Illustrated postcards and cards to frame or to send by illustrator Charlotte Leadley

Naomi Ann Clarke
Bright, colourful digital illustration cards by award-winning and recent grad Naomi Ann Clarke

Eco-friendly humorous and colourful cards


Timothy Betton Studio
Abstract paintings on canvas by Timothy, a recent Edinburgh College of Art painting graduate

Painted Purple
Hand-painted prints, specialising in animal portraits

Francesca Edwards Fine Art
Contemporary abstract paintings and painted resin coasters

Saffron Stott
Bold, female body murals

Siobhan McLaughlin
Paintings based on the Scottish landscape

Paintings of trans bodies, love, friendship and joy

Lucie Jemima
Prints and jewellery inspired by women and plants


Handmade, customisable earrings made from Fimo and wire

Kelvin Clay
Handmade clay jewellery inspired by nature and art

Kill and Burn
Handmade crochet and knitted accessories

Hand-finished metal jewellery made to order by London-based Anarres Metal

Handmade glittery and flowery jewellery created in Bath by two sisters

Hoopla Jewellery
A range of polymer clay earrings, necklaces, badges and magnets

Jasmine McKnight
Neon earrings made from polymer clay

Velvet Seflora
A range of beaded and colourful jewellery

Jill Scott Design Co
Hand-beaded rings, necklaces and earrings made in Leicestershire

Brocstar Jewellery
Environmentally friendly, clay-based jewellery

Handmade custom earrings

Stickers and Pins

Alice Catteau
Illustrated stickers, delivered straight from Southampton

Snootie Studios
Harlow-based design studio selling vibrant an optimistic pins and planners

High-quality luxury pins


Skinny Chip Studios
Wearable art and fabric accessories, including phone cases, purses and totes

Glitter and Chill
Sustainable and vegan accessories handmade by the QTPOC community

Art by RK & KK
Embroidered and custom accessories, including tote bags

Botanicals by Briony
Hand-embroidered tote bags inspired by all things botanical

Veronica Alba and Georgia Borrett-Lynch
Handwoven bags and key accessories varying in shapes and colours

By Binks
Colourful, upcycled wash bags for your bathroom

Ellen Martin Textiles
Printed textiles with a Japanese influence, including a new silk scarf collection


Bespoke handmade tees, totes and jumpers from £15

Jumbo Press
Handmade clothing, pins and prints from independent print studio Jumbo Press based in Barcelona

General Purpose
Simple line drawings and noodle tees

Rhianne Good Bespoke
Bespoke face masks and clothing from Bristol-based artist Rhianne

A collective born out of lockdown, who produce clothing and masks made from recycled items

Rebecca, Disconnect Earth
Clothing and accessories inspired by nature and the environment

Written by Creative Lives in Progress