Katy Hackney is an illustrator, artist and print designer based in the Orkney Isles in the North of Scotland. The ‘Co’ are her two cats who keep her company in the studio.
Katy has a background in Textile Art & Design, With over 15 years experience in the industry she has worked on bespoke designs for both Homewares, Fashion, Wallpaper & Stationery companies worldwide.
Her past collaborations include John Lewis, M&S, Next, V&A Museum. She has had her work featured in Elle Decoration. Her design 'Nouveau Neon' won the Ideal Home Show Wallpaper award in 2014. and licenses her designs worldwide for Fabric Wallpaper & Stationery.
Today Katy is Inspired by locally foraged plants, she is passionate about sharing her knowledge of the botanical world and the folklore behind many herbs, flora & fauna she finds within the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Her organic designs are illustrated by hand, drawing delicate lines in pen and ink and adding layers of watercolour.