Kareli Kairos Design is Mairin Kareli's commitment to making the ordinary surfaces of our lives, extraordinary. Beauty belongs to all of us, and should surround us; on our walls, clothes and objects of daily life.
Mairin Kareli is an illustrator who creates patterns for wallpaper, art prints, housewares and fabrics, articulating the astounding beauty of the natural world. She loves studying the patterns and forms that life and nature create. Chrysanthemums, hummingbirds, ferns, carnations, acanthus leaves, swallows, islands, the ocean, landscapes, birds, koi fish, leaves, trumpet flowers, trees are some features of her work.
Mairin loves historical patterns and the ornate decorative details that make these historic patterns classics we use and celebrate to this day. Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, Art Deco, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo. Inspired by William Morris, Owen Jones, Charles Macintosh, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, Eyvind Earle and the many named and unnamed artists that created medieval illuminated manuscripts, she endeavors to make rich intricate new classics in pattern design.
But let's be real, her studio assistant Elfstan the kitty does most of the real work .