Paige Spearin is an artist and surface designer based in Winnetka, Illinois. She specializes in creating fine art, illustrations, textile designs and stationery. She works in many mediums from India ink and watercolor to gouache and oil paint. Her work is gestural and often includes decorative elements and patterns. Her fondness for interior design, parties, travel, and a charming bar are often reflected in her work. Paige has also been designing prints for Lilly Pulitzer since 2008.
Dream destination: So many places! I would love to visit Capri, Santorini or Switzerland. I’m also craving a trip back to Paris.
Artistic style: Gestural, whimsical, colorful and often includes pattern and decorative elements.
Magical place: Hotel Il Pellicano in Porto Ercole, Italy. I spent a week there on my honeymoon and loved every minute.
Ideal dinner date: Julia Child or Ina Garden
Life-changing read: Harry Potter
Favorite recent film: To Catch a Thief
Power color: Pink, blue and green, I can’t pick one.
Creative inspiration: Travel
Prized possession: My Dodie Thayer lettuce ware
Etiquette tip: Always saying please and thank you and teaching my boys to do the same.
Writing utensil: A pencil, le pen or a black sharpie
Go-to hostess gift: Flowers or wine with a handmade card.
Collect: Matchbooks and table linens
Childhood dream: Being an artist!
Creative fuel: Coffee, new art supplies, travel, museums, gardens and shopping.