Designed by Esther

The Heritage Collection features an exclusive artwork that showcases the University of Edinburgh's rich history and culture.

Meet the maker

Designed by Esther

Esther is an artist and illustrator, who specialises in storytelling. Working from her home studio in Kent, Esther started working as an independent artist in 2017. Since then, Esther has accumulated a surplus of distinctions including a nomination for the 2022 Prince’s Trust Award, Runner-Up for the 2022 Kent Women in Business Award and features in various magazines and newspapers.

Her collaboration with the University of Edinburgh Gift Shop began in 2022, focusing on creating designs for our Heritage Collection. These illustrations commemorate the University’s heritage, alumni, architecture, community and quirks, through pattern based imagery.

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