Evie Kemp

Maker, creator, sometimes mover, never faker.

 
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Creative

Evie Kemp is an Auckland based creative with a unique eye for the maximalist and eclectic. Her work branches across the areas of art, design, styling, interiors, fashion and lifestyle, bringing fresh and exciting ideas to life with her distinctive style and approach.

Combining skills in traditional production with a passion for communicating and social media, Evie's projects are unexpected and unforgettable. She regularly works both independently, and with brands, to create something completely different - from textile design, prop making and sourcing, interior design and styling, to content creation and communication. 

 

The good stuff you're probably looking for.

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Studio

From her home-based studio in South Auckland, Evie always has personal projects on the go. From time to time, pieces of work are available through the studio store. Original artworks, limited edition prints and textiles, homewares and furniture, alongside occasional vintage and retro treasures. Everything is strictly one off or limited. Check back often and follow Evie on Instagram for hints at what might be coming to the studio store.

 

Current other projects you might like.

 
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 Evie Kemp for NZ Flowers Week 2018  As an ambassador for NZ Flowers Week 2018, Evie styled a series of images in collaboration with Dulux and United Flower Growers to champion and celebrate specific locally grown blooms.

Evie Kemp for NZ Flowers Week 2018

As an ambassador for NZ Flowers Week 2018, Evie styled a series of images in collaboration with Dulux and United Flower Growers to champion and celebrate specific locally grown blooms.

 Evie Kemp for Sealy NZ & NZBCF  For NZ Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018, Evie has collaborated with Sealy Beds to create a dreamy bedroom that is for auction with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. The auction closed on Tuesday 30th October, 2018 raising over $7400 for the Pink Ribbon appeal.

Evie Kemp for Sealy NZ & NZBCF

For NZ Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018, Evie has collaborated with Sealy Beds to create a dreamy bedroom that is for auction with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. The auction closed on Tuesday 30th October, 2018 raising over $7400 for the Pink Ribbon appeal.

 Art Ache exhibition  As part of Auckland Art Week 2018, Evie exhibited as part of the Art Ache show alongside artists Karl Maughan, Hye-Rim Lee, Zammia Weatherall and Layla Walter. She was interviewed by Aimee Ralfini on “Who Arted” on Bfm about the show.

Art Ache exhibition

As part of Auckland Art Week 2018, Evie exhibited as part of the Art Ache show alongside artists Karl Maughan, Hye-Rim Lee, Zammia Weatherall and Layla Walter. She was interviewed by Aimee Ralfini on “Who Arted” on Bfm about the show.

 Limited Edition Print Release  A limited edition release of large scale, fine art prints is available via the studio shop, as seen in the award winning Naumi Hotel.

Limited Edition Print Release

A limited edition release of large scale, fine art prints is available via the studio shop, as seen in the award winning Naumi Hotel.

 Evie Kemp for Together Journal  Evie Kemp is a regular contributor to the beautiful modern wedding magazine 'Together Journal'. Her abstract pattern pieces appear in each issue.

Evie Kemp for Together Journal

Evie Kemp is a regular contributor to the beautiful modern wedding magazine 'Together Journal'. Her abstract pattern pieces appear in each issue.

 Evie Kemp X Maaike  In an exciting collaboration for Summer 18/19, Evie Kemp has teamed up with iconic NZ designer Maaike to create a bold, graphic print that is available across a range of beautifully draped, and layer able statement garments.

Evie Kemp X Maaike

In an exciting collaboration for Summer 18/19, Evie Kemp has teamed up with iconic NZ designer Maaike to create a bold, graphic print that is available across a range of beautifully draped, and layer able statement garments.

 Women of Influence Awards 2018  On the anniversary of 125 years of women’s suffrage in NZ, Evie was honoured to be invite to art direct, style and create a custom artwork for the Women of Influence awards, co hosted by Westpac and stuff.co.nz, and attended by over 850 people.

Women of Influence Awards 2018

On the anniversary of 125 years of women’s suffrage in NZ, Evie was honoured to be invite to art direct, style and create a custom artwork for the Women of Influence awards, co hosted by Westpac and stuff.co.nz, and attended by over 850 people.

 Evie Kemp X Ceres Organics  For the past two years, to celebrate Ceres Organics compostable packaging, a series of dinners were hosted by Nadia Lim and designed and styled by Evie.

Evie Kemp X Ceres Organics

For the past two years, to celebrate Ceres Organics compostable packaging, a series of dinners were hosted by Nadia Lim and designed and styled by Evie.

 Evie Kemp X Ike & Stella  An exclusive collaboration between Evie Kemp and US based Ike & Stella featuring designer dog collars in Evie's signature prints.

Evie Kemp X Ike & Stella

An exclusive collaboration between Evie Kemp and US based Ike & Stella featuring designer dog collars in Evie's signature prints.

 Evie Kemp for Honeywrap  For summer 2018/2019 Evie has collaborated with innovative, NZ based eco food wrap company Honeywrap to create a custom bright summery design. Perfect for summer picnics and holiday season host gifts.

Evie Kemp for Honeywrap

For summer 2018/2019 Evie has collaborated with innovative, NZ based eco food wrap company Honeywrap to create a custom bright summery design. Perfect for summer picnics and holiday season host gifts.

 Evie Kemp x Dulux  Evie is proud to be a Dulux NZ ambassador and regularly represents and showcases Dulux colours through interior styling and design, as well as collaborating on art direction and graphic design.

Evie Kemp x Dulux

Evie is proud to be a Dulux NZ ambassador and regularly represents and showcases Dulux colours through interior styling and design, as well as collaborating on art direction and graphic design.

 Interior of the Year Awards 2018  Evie’s own home won the Living Room award at the 2018 Interior of the Year Awards held by NZ House & Garden, featuring art, murals and textiles designed by Evie, and accessorised with numerous vintage and second hand finds.

Interior of the Year Awards 2018

Evie’s own home won the Living Room award at the 2018 Interior of the Year Awards held by NZ House & Garden, featuring art, murals and textiles designed by Evie, and accessorised with numerous vintage and second hand finds.

 Swept Under The Rug  Conceived for the 2017 Seed Gallery charity exhibition. "Swept Under The Rug" are original works in wool and an ongoing project.

Swept Under The Rug

Conceived for the 2017 Seed Gallery charity exhibition. "Swept Under The Rug" are original works in wool and an ongoing project.

 'Feel A Little' Book  Feel A Little is a best-selling, colourful, character-filled book about big feelings for little ones. Written by Jenny Palmer and illustrated by Evie Kemp.

'Feel A Little' Book

Feel A Little is a best-selling, colourful, character-filled book about big feelings for little ones. Written by Jenny Palmer and illustrated by Evie Kemp.

 

Cute dogs and other defining features.

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About

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Evie began her career designing prints and homewares. Her artworks can be found in thousands of homes worldwide and have been featured in numerous magazines. Over the years, Evie has increasingly showcased her passion for applying unique and bold design to all aspects of life, and has recently redirected her business to accommodate this changing focus, making a return to textile design, as well as larger and more exclusive creative projects.

Evie lives in Auckland with her husband Sam, dogs Pebbles and Biggie, and cat Eddie. She can be found scouring op shops for vintage ceramics, and over-sharing on Instagram