Modern Tropical is a creative studio providing illustration + design + photography to people all over the world. Welcome.
Modern Tropical is a creative studio specializing in on trend and iconic tropical nature motifs, with occasional ventures into desert and city themes. Through our licensing partners, we offer various forms of art, decor, furniture, apparel, and modern lifestyle accessories such as phone cases and backpacks. To become a partner or suggest a collab, please contact us.
Kristian Gallagher is a full time artist and the CEO of Modern Tropical. After two decades crafting digital design and user experiences for tech giants such as Apple, HP, Facebook, and Microsoft, she relocated from Austin to Waikiki to start her own creative studio. Outside the studio she spends her time hiking, reading, and learning to surf. Also an avid nature photographer, you can follow her on Instagram.