Happy Menocal is a New York based painter and designer. She is known for her spirited illustration style and profligate use of color.


Founded by Happy in 2012, we are a full-service design studio comprised of a small team of artists, calligraphers, designers and producers. We create hand-painted custom stationery and event invitations, emblems for personal and commercial use, textile and product designs, and fine artwork. We pride ourselves on our loving approach to each project.

Please inquire with Hillary:

We advise getting in touch with us a year in advance of your wedding. Our next booking deadline is February 28, 2019 for weddings in Fall 2019 (September through November 2019) and beyond.

If you’d like to receive a hand-drawn postcard from Happy a few times a year (mostly via email, sometimes snail mail), please email

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Happy Menocal
Creative Director
Sarah Anzai
Master Calligrapher
Vanessa Valenzuela
Design Director
Katharine Barnwell
Fine Artist
Hillary Bissinger
Head of Client Services & Operations
Ashland Hubbard
Head of Packaging & Logistics
 Mary Nelson Sinclair
Special Projects Director

Special Thanks to Emma Ressell for the beautiful photos of our studio.


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