Established in 2011, began as a hobby Paper & Ink has since expanded into a personal, one of a kind design and illustration studio.
Specializing in custom illustration, we pride ourselves to give you a real opportunity to create a timeless detail that is memorable and so personal. We offer art direction, branding, styling, custom illustrations, and custom invitations.
With almost a decade’s worth of experience working in print design, we value the relationships that are cultivated with the couples, clients and vendors. We’ve painted stories of people from all over the world.
I wholeheartedly believe that every story is unique, that is why we should celebrate our qualities and style. We weave bits and pieces of personality into the end result while working closely with you from the beginning to end for an effortless and fun process. Everything can be taken as inspiration and we are constantly looking.
Behind the desk
Kia Ora! I’m Lys and I am the hands and heart behind Paper & Ink.
At the core, I’m a creative visionary who loves to work with paper and finds joy in the little details. I love the balance of working in an office downtown during the week and painting/ creating on the weekend.
I reside in suburbs Wellington, New Zealand, the windiest city in the world with an average wind speed of 27 km/h (yes, we’re struggling to hang dry our laundry outside) with my husband and a stumpy furbaby. When not creating, you can most probably find me chasing the dog not to roll on bird poo, hygge-ing, baking late in the night or trying to fit yet another mason jar into the cabinet full of mason jars.
I take great joy in starting work each day and love the opportunities to meet other creatives and collaborate on a variety of projects.