I’m Emily Mikaere, owner/designer behind Inkblot, a creative studio specialising in branding, print and custom stationery design.  I am an experienced graphic designer with over 15 years in the industry.

As a native Wisconsinite married to a Kiwi, we call both the Midwest and New Zealand our home. Currently we are living in Chicago with our 3 kids, but my studio is based in Cambridge NZ – serving clients in the Waikato and beyond!

On a typical day you will find me hanging out with my family, or apple pencil in hand dreaming up design ideas. I have an eclectic design style that is a mix of modern typography paired with organic illustrations in bright colour palettes.

Check out what I am currently working on by following me on Instagram or contact me to chat about your design needs.

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My Education —
My design career started at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, where I received a BA in Graphic Design and a minor in Advertising in 2003. In 2010 I completed my Masters Degree in Computer Graphic Design with a joint degree from the University of Waikato and the Whanganui School of Design.