Ellen Deakin's Profile
Happythought HQ is an outhouse at the end of the garden. I can’t be said to be a naturally tidy sort, so my desk is piled high with sketches, papercraft maquettes, pens, pencils and the odd hairy humbug as well as about four empty tea cups. But it is where the magic happens. Of a design variety.
Paper has always been a passion of mine. As well as drawing and crafting and as a child I was a serious stationery geek, never happier than when browsing at Paperchase or whiling away an hour or two at W.H.SMITHs comparing different coloured paperclips or post-it notes.
After studying graphic design at Glasgow School of Art I worked as a designer before going freelance as an illustrator and Art director, working amongst others with BBC Scotland, Channel 4, Playhouse Disney and Lupus films…
- Born on July 20
- Joined July 7, 2009