Studio Schmidt Designs is a line of playfully-patterned products created by Shelley Schmidt, a textile designer and illustrator based in Decatur. Shelley specializes in creating contemporary patterns and artwork designs that add a little extra joy to people’s
Shelley graduated from Dominican University in Chicago with a dual degree in apparel design and apparel merchandising. She began a career in the apparel and textiles industriesbefore ultimately deciding to become a full-time artist and freelance textile designer.
Shelley uses only natural fiber and organic fabrics. All her original designs are printed in the USA using non-toxic inks and her stationery products and art prints are professionally printed in the USA onto sustainably-sourced and/or recycled papers.