Illustrate

An Alternative

Illustrate is a marketplace that connects creatives with the people who love their work, helping independent artists and artisans sustainably transform their craft into new, exciting forms.

As well as selling unique artisan products we offer a wide range of sustainble base products for creatives to decorate and sell. In doing so they can reap the rewards for their talent whilst staying true to the fundamental value in retaining ownership and creative integrity.

We are a growing collective of independent artists & artisans, starting from humble routes of one artist and now boasting a 25+ strong collective. We are formed of both professional artists and artists who create alongside full-time jobs simply for the love of it.

considering

Our Planet

We focus on minimising the impacts of production however we can so that the products sold on Illustrate are as kind to the planet as possible

• Greetings cardsnote & sketchbooks are made from 100% recycled materials

• All water bottles are 100% BPA & toxin free

• We only allow FSC Certifed wood

• All clothing is hand-printed in Bristol & certified by at least one of FairWear, OEKO-TEX, GOTS & the Global Recycling Standard

• Our Illustrate Eco, Scented Candle, Bag & Wallet ranges are completely cruelty free

Investing in

Our future

We also ask why can't a purchase go beyond just doing the least amount of harm? That’s why for every product sold on Illustrate we ensure a positive impact.

• Each Note & Sketchbook purchased is matched with a schoolbook donation to children with limited resources.

• 10% from each Water Bottle sale goes to Frank Water

• For every PhonecaseSkatedeck Art Deck sold on Illustrate we plant a tree

• For every garment sold from our Kids range we donate one to children less fortunate.

• We offer a full clothing repair service.

The foundation

Our goals

• Set-up a Charity Incorporated Organisation (CIO) to best use our profits to aid environmental, social and economic sustainable development

• Operate a completely plastic free supply chain by 2020

• Become a 50 strong member collective of artists and creatives from around the world

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