Shanti Sparrow
Graphic Design & Ilustration


Illustration, Graphic Design, Branding, Web Design, Art Direction, Typography, Poster Design, Women of Graphic Design, Designspiration, Shanti Sparrow.


Hello and Welcome
to the colourful world
of Shanti Sparrow

Shanti Sparrow is an award winning Australian designer, illustrator and dreamer living and creating in New York. Sparrow is also embracing an further dimension of design as an educator at Shillington School of Design. 

Shanti Sparrow has been named one of 33 Women Doing Amazing Things in Graphic Design by Canva. Her engaging posters and brochures caught their eye, and she’s made the list along with design superstars Paula Sher, Debbie Millman, Jessica Walsh, Leta Sobierajski and Jing Zhang. Sparrow has also been listed in 15 Inspiring Illustrators to Follow on Instagram by Creative Market, 60 of the Best Graphic Designers to Follow on Behance and 100 must follow Pinterest Accounts for Graphic Designers by Creative Boom.

Sparrow collaborates with many not-for-profit clients that create awareness and raise funds for important humanitarian, environmental and research based causes. Shanti is known for her conceptual design for appeals and has specialised in generating tag lines, producing unique aesthetics and creating engaging forms of visual communication to reach the target audience.

Sparrow has a vibrant and bold approach to design. She creates brands filled with individuality and personality. Referred to as the “Queen of Layout” her expressive typography and confident colour palettes create memorable and iconic branding.

As an illustrator Sparrow has a unique illustration style that involves scanned textures, vector patterns and digital collage. Her subjects mainly involve animals and nature. These enchanting characters all have names and background stories and are inspired by her travels. Sparrow has published 4 children books, greetings card, games, calendars and a range of other merchandise.

Sparrow loves animals and is the proud owner of a rescue dog named Archie. He was adopted at the age of 5 when he was urgently surrendered to a shelter. Archie, now 13, inspires her everyday. If you wish to look at this ridiculously cute dog please follow Sparrow on Instagram @shanti_sparrow.


2018 – American Graphic Design Award (GDUSA) – Environmental Design: Birds in Paradise Installation
2018 – American Graphic Design Award (GDUSA) – Packaging: Fired Up Packaging
2018 – American Graphic Design Award (GDUSA) – Branding: New York Women’s Surf Film Festival
2018 – Type Directors Club – Typographic Excellence – Road Rally by Megan Dweck
2018 – American Inhouse Design Award (GDUSA) – Shillington School of Design Identity
2018 – American Web Design Award (GDUSA) – Taste of the Upper West Side
2018 – Indigo Award – Branding: New York Women's Surf Film Festival
2018 – Indigo Award – Editorial: Tropic Novella
2017 – American Graphic Design Award (GDUSA) – Branding: New York Women's Surf Film Festival
2017 – American Graphic Design Award (GDUSA) – Editorial: Tropic Novella
2016 – Kid’s Product of the Year Award – Puzzles category, Creative Child magazine
2016 – Merit, 3x3 International Illustration Award – Professional Show: Greeting Cards
2008 – UWS Equity and Diversity Calendar Design