Clare Birtwistle is a freelance illustrator and designer. She graduated from Liverpool School of Design and Visual Arts with a BA in Printed Textiles and became one half of TC Design. Now freelancing for a variety of clients, Clare's work has been licensed and published in both the UK and US. Her portfolio encompasses many areas of design, from wall decor to surface pattern. Clare takes her inspiration from many places, but loves mid-century modern design, contemporary illustration and vintage children’s books and graphics.