About

Alex Hughes

Hi, I’m Alex Hughes. I’m a graphic designer from San Antonio, Texas now living and working in Dallas.

Travel has always been a huge source of inspiration to me, and I strive to capture the essence of my travels through printmaking. In college I studied graphic design, and graduated from Texas Christian University with my BFA. During this time I was honored to have my work recognized in both regional and national design competitions. I was also incredibly lucky to do a lot of traveling while I was in school.

Poppies near Manarola hiking trails
Poppies overlooking the town of Manarola, Italy
Colorful buildings in Reykjavík, Iceland
Antonì Gaudì’s famous Casa Batllò in Barcelona

Making a new print

Today, when I design a new print, I remember how it felt to navigate the subway in Japanese, or to cautiously drive on the Autobahn in Germany, or the time when I got lost in Florence and befriended the owner of a paper shop.

I hope that my prints help others tell their stories by reminding them significant moments in their own lives. A print can represent a honeymoon trip to Venice, a solo trip to France, a husband who is from Copenhagen, or a memory of home for a college-bound son or daughter. I think the places we visit hold powerful memories for us, and I make prints because it helps me hold onto some of those experiences. I love when a piece of mine connects with someone else in a similarly powerful way.

Carved blocks of colorful buildings for the Reykjavík, Iceland print
Alex Hughes
Alex Hughes

PRESS

I’m honored that Wandering Paper Co. has been featured in the following places:

TCU Magazine
Good Morning Texas
Voyage Dallas
NBC’s “Superstore”

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