Finding Your Way to an Unconventional Design Career

A conversation with Ilana Griffo, Graphic Designer and Illustrator, who has had anything but a traditional career path. She talks about her journey fueled by a desire to do the work she loves to do!

Ilana creates surface design and hand-lettering for licensing as well as illustrations for brands including Party City, Pier 1 and Michaels stores. Her work graces home decor, stationery, publications and more. Her work, her book and her online courses can be found at