Welcome. Modern Tropical is a design brand produced by award winning designer + illustrator Kristian Gallagher. I make art & decor for people who love the tropics.
Modern Tropical is a design brand inspired by the beauty and whimsy of the tropics. Through our licensing partners we offer art, decor, furniture, apparel, and modern lifestyle accessories. To become a partner or suggest a collab, please contact us.
Kristian Gallagher is an Addy award winning designer & illustrator, and the founder of creative brand Modern Tropical. After two decades designing user experiences for tech giants such as Apple, HP, Facebook, and Microsoft, she relocated from Austin to Waikiki to start her own creative studio.
She is currently enrolled in online courses from Yale University with a focus on law and philosophy. Also an enthusiastic traveler and photographer, you can follow her adventures on Instagram.