Makelike

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Founded in 2000, Makelike are a Portland, Oregon based multi-disciplinary design collective with an impressive roll call of clients including Missoni, Nike, W hotels and UCLA to name a few. Established by artist/designers Mary Kysar and Topher Sinkinson. In 2005 they were joined by artist and illustrator Rob Halverson.

The studio generates art direction, graphic design, pattern design and illustration for publishing, editorial, marketing, retail, exhibition, product development and identity/brand applications.

With all the talent to hand they have also found time to produce their own line of hand-screenprinted wallpaper and luxury goods for the home. Ever aware of the environment the wallpaper is produced using water based inks printed on recycled paper. The design collective take their inspiration from a variety of treasured items, bric a brac and graphic shapes. The resulting eclectic mix of wallpaper designs feature a dreamy mix of organic shapes and delicate details.

Makelike is made up of few and many. Shapeshifting for each project, culling the best talent from Portland and beyond. The creative team stay close to the core ideas from concept to completion: Collaborate, shake up, shout out, rough up, smooth over, simplify, complicate and sophisticate. Pick your favourite Makelike wallpaper design from their inspiring collection and bring some of their effortlessly cool brand into your home.