Paula McGloin is a Dublin based illustrator and surface pattern
Designer. Born in the rural west of Ireland, she spent her childhood nearby woods, mountains and
the sea. Her love of nature, vintage and bold vibrant detail is evident from her bright and eclectic
illustrations. She finds inspiration scouring vintage flea markets, hiking in the woods or travelling to
She currently lectures part-time at the Dublin Institute of Design in the Graphic Design and Fashion departments.
She has a passion for hand lettering and enjoys making intricate patterns.
Her work appears in books, editorial, retail design, fashion, fabrics and ceramics all across the globe.
Client include The National Trust, Bewley’s Ireland, Target (US),Urban Outfitters (US), Kipling (EU), Poetry Ireland, Victionary (HK).