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Above: Pixie the 2 year old Boston Terrier who was the inspiration behind the name and branding of Ange's Design Studio. 

Ange Yake is the Canadian-based surface pattern designer behind Pixie Design Studio.  She specializes in creating prints for the fashion, apparel and home industries.  Her print designs can be seen in retail stores worldwide.  She loves working with inks and creating textures with found objects.  She manipulates her hand-drawn imagery digitally to make fresh, unique patterns. Ange currently works as a Designer at Cougar Shoes developing prints for the footwear industry.  During her free time she focuses on freelancing under her Pixie Studio Brand.  She is based in Stoney Creek, Ontario and spends her free time crafting, baking and playing with her two year old Boston Terrier Pixie.

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND:  
Ange graduated from the Textile Design program at Sheridan College.  While attending she received multiple awards for her “Outstanding Academic Achievement” and was awarded “The Association of Textile Mill Representatives Scholarship”.

Ange has over seven years experience designing carpets and wallpaper at an Internationally recognized boutique carpet and wallpaper design firm located in Toronto, Ontario.  During her time as a Senior Designer she developed patterns for retail, hospitality and residential clients.  She worked with prominent Interior Designers and Architects and communicated daily with various mills in Asia.  Her work has been included in many design collections and well received by Designers and Retailers Internationally.  Ange welcomes any freelance surface design & carpet design opportunities, collaborations as well as inquiries about commissions & licensing.