Esther Nariyoshi is a licensed Surface Designer, Illustrator based in USA. She primarily works on digital media. 

Her art is characterized as whymiscal, modern, and elegant.

She has a Master of Arts degree in Advertising, and worked as Art Director, Creative Director before switching to pattern design and illustration. She is a wizard in vector drawing and digital painting, yet manages to give intriguing texture to her creative works. Her artistic point-of-view is influenced by multiple cultures she has lived in. 

Her art has been licensed by multiple companies including Cloud9 Fabrics. Her work has been featured multiple times by UPPERCASE Magazine, and was selected as Top 100 Surface Pattern Designers by UPPERCASE Magazine. Her creative design projects are also featured by Spoonflower Blog, Skillshare Blog, Print and Pattern Blog. Her award winning classes can also be found here on Skillshare.

Apart from work, She loves improvisational quilting, which both relaxes her and gives her deeper understanding for designing repeats. 


For licensing inquiries, please contact


[email protected]

Copyright © 2020 Esther Nariyoshi All Rights Reserved


[email protected]

Copyright © 2015-2020 Esther Nariyoshi All Rights Reserved