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Bright & Blue Designs

Bright & Blue Designs
Bright & Blue Designs
516-368-4950
Cards and prints inspired by the little things in life that showcase the importance of feelings and connection, as well as encourage and spread positive vibes, kindness and compassion.

Inspired by my South Asian heritage, I incorporate Indian motifs into my artwork; some of my cards focus on Indian holidays/weddings and many include bright colors and florals. Also, I have always been a bibliophile, and my love of reading and writing inspires a lot of the words/sayings in my cards; I avoid using puns and cliche quotes and instead use more sentimental words – it’s nice to have someone show their appreciation sincerely. I also am an avid pusher of mental health awareness, and rather than focus on just birthday cards or milestone cards, I also create cards that allow people to let others know how much they matter.

I have always been into art since I was a child, and although my dad told me to study art when I was applying to colleges, as a child of an immigrant family and the first college-goer, I was scared to think out of the box and thought about a “normal” career path. However, after obtaining a degree in psychology and pursuing childhood development while debating becoming a mental health counselor, I realized that I am too empathetic to be in those fields; my mental health began to suffer and I was spiraling into depression. I began to create again -something I hadn’t done all throughout college because I was so narrowly focused on checking off the boxes on my degree checklist. During this time period, I began to read about other artists and creatives, learned about the world of stationery and illustration, and realized that I could make a career out of my art. I began taking continuing ed courses at SVA after work and spent countless hours in bookstores, absorbing as much information I could. With a lot of trial and error, I created my brand.
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