Anne Stokes was born in London, and now lives in Leeds with her son Leo, and her partner John. She started as a merchandise designer, creating tour goods for bands such as Queen, and The Rolling Stones. She then moved to jewellery design, creating items for films such as Harry Potter. Eventually she became a freelance illustrator, and then progressed solely into licensing her own creations. As her popularity increased so did the range of items bearing her designs; ending up with the diverse collection of goods you will find on our website.