Megan McKean is a designer, author & illustrator with permanently itchy feet. Megan's illustration work is characterised by the use of bright colour palettes, strong line work and fine details hidden within each piece. Her work is focussed primarily on travel and different locations from around the world. 

Her children’s books 'Hello, Sydney!' (2016), 'Hello, Melbourne!' (2017), ‘Hello, Australia!’ (2018) have been shortlisted for several awards, including an Australian Book Industry Award, and the Australian Book Designers Association Award. The Hello…! series is published in Australia by Thames & Hudson.

Clients include: Modernism Week Palm Springs, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Play-Doh, The National Gallery of Victoria, Museum of Brisbane, The Finders Keepers, Expedia, Starwood Hotels, Kate Spade New York, Kiehl's, BioCup, Myer, Melbourne Convention Bureau, Happy Socks, Palm Springs Tourism Bureau, Land of Nod/Crate & Kids, Frankie Magazine, SONY, Lenovo, University of Technology Sydney, and more.

When she’s not drawing, Megan can usually be found creating souvenirs for her design label McKean Studio, or dreaming of where to travel next. Megan currently works from her sunny studio in Sydney.

Got an idea for a project or collaboration? I’d love to hear from you! Use the form below, or send emails directly to mail@mckeanstudio.com

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