Announcement Hello and welcome! We are a small studio based in Toronto, Canada. Our humourous and whimsical stationery and prints have been featured on blogs such as the Food Network, Buzzfeed, Chatelaine, Yahoo, and theKitchn. Thanks for visiting!
Hello and welcome! We are a small studio based in Toronto, Canada. Our humourous and whimsical stationery and prints have been featured on blogs such as the Food Network, Buzzfeed, Chatelaine, Yahoo, and theKitchn. Thanks for visiting!
- All 158
- Sale & Card Sets 30
- Calendars & Art Prints 15
- Gift Tags, Wrap & Totes 3
- Christmas & holidays 15
- Birthday & Congrats 17
- Love & Wedding 17
- Thank you & Good luck 13
- Family & Pets 20
- Everyday & Miss you 15
- Sympathy & Encouragement 13
Hello there! I am Lichia, the artist behind Gotamago. I'm pleased to meet you.
I was trained as a landscape architect, and worked in urban planning and design for several years. After spending the entire day in the office drafting on the computer, drawing and making things with my hands became a necessary outlet for my creativity. I have always been a huge stationery junkie, and so it was natural that I gravitated towards designing cards and invitations. In 2007, when Etsy and the handmade revolution was just taking off, I acquired a Gocco press and fell in love. At the time, I was also devouring all things Japan-related, and "tamago" (meaning "egg") was the first word I learned in Japanese. When I began to receive inquiries about where to buy my gocco-printed cards, I impulsively decided to open an Etsy shop, and Gotamago was born.
In 2013, after years of traveling and working abroad in Japan, California, Taiwan and China, I returned to Toronto and picked up Gotamago where I left off. I am inspired by urbanity, nature, and the simplicity of everyday things. My drawings combine a love for travel and culture with a sense of continual discovery. I especially love sketching while I travel; many of my best drawings were produced on-site in a moleskine sketchbook, with a fountain pen, a portable water brush, and a travel pack of watercolours.
Gotamago has evolved over the years, and I am proud that my cards continue to be made with high attention to quality and detail. Every design has a personal story, and is delivered from the heart. Nothing makes me happier than seeing a customer pick up a Gotamago card and chuckle with delight!
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Want to find us locally? Please go to our website to see our current list of stockists: http://www.gotamago.com/pages/stockists
Owner, Maker, Designer
Lichia is a paper-junkie, avocado-addict, and a lover of cats and dogs. An avid urban-sketcher, most of her drawings are made on-location in a moleskine sketchbook, with ink and watercolour.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Captain Printworks is privately-held printer established in 1986, with a staff that is knowledgeable and passionate about what they do. They work closely with Lichia at every step of the printing process to ensure quality and integrity.
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Returns & exchanges
- Custom or personalized orders
- To communicate with you about your order
- To fulfill your order
- For legal reasons (like paying taxes)