April Mawhinney Design Studio has grown over the years.  The studio now brings together the design expertise & knowledge of April Mawhinney-Wells along with the work from some of UK's most talented textile & surface pattern designers.


April Mawhinney Design Studio creates luxury, well crafted illustrations & surface designs.  The philosophy of the studio is driven by the values of Joy, Beauty, Excellence, Uniqueness & Creativity.

Our love of the countryside and our passion for drawing are brought together in our collections of illustrations, surface pattern and textile designs.

We love working closely to a client’s specific requirements, but also love delving into a project, and when required, bringing our own creative nuances to the design brief.


April Mawhinney Design Studio, is an Illustration studio set among the rolling drumlins of County Down, Northern Ireland.

The studio produces illustrations and surface pattern designs for a wide variety of uses, but mostly with an emphasis on the Home Decor market, but also illustrations for stationery and fashion accessories. The studio also undertakes freelance work for other design studios in the home decor, kitchen and apparel markets.