This past Tuesday, April 2nd, design marketplace Minted celebrated its third annual Independent Artist Day, an occasion to spotlight the boundless creativity of artists within their community. Minted marks the Day by honoring independent artists worldwide who share inspiring visions that shape the future of design.

PATI CASCINO @pati_cascino, Studio: The kitchen island or a long outdoor table where she can paint for hours, Medium(s): Gouache, ink, watercolor (and interior design!), Location: São Paulo, Brazil

This year, Minted elevated artist stories by capturing the creative process behind their work. Discover Studio sneak peeks, insights into their inspiration, and exclusive looks at the tools they use to create with. Learn more below about artist’s in Minted’s creative community.

Join Minted’s artist community by visiting They aim to democratize design with every initiative, and would love to have you join the movement.

SIMONA CAMP @supersimona, Studio: A dining room filled with design books (but depending on the day, creativity can strike in a comfortable armchair or in the car waiting at school pickup), Medium(s): Ink, gouache, watercolor, and digital illustration, Location: Allen, TX

INHEE MA @ini_ceramique, Studio: A bright room that used to be a forge (blacksmith's workshop) with an old oak table from a flea market and a vintage Scandinavian desk, Medium: Ceramics, Location: A small village near Besançon, France

Support independent artists worldwide by shopping with Minted through Monday, April 8th. Use code IAD24 at checkout for 15% off. A portion of every purchase directly supports each artist. Visit for more information.

TANIA MEDEIROS @tania.view, Studio: Wherever nature beckons during sunrise or sunset; a forest bathed in golden light or along a rugged coastline, capturing the dance of waves against the shore, Medium(s): Photography, Location: Elk Grove, CA

Header Image: Kassandra Guzman @kuupottery, Studio: A residential apartment being converted into an art studio, Medium(s): Ceramics, Location: Miami, FL


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