Manda grew up in Wales and now lives and works in Oxford. After studying Graphic Design at Bath University, she worked in the design industry for a few years. Manda found the industry restrictive and felt that all of the creativity and freedom had gone out of her work. In 2014, Manda set up Hofficraft with a range of cards showcasing her quirky illustrations. She is constantly sketching and experimenting with different techniques and is often found in her studio with her cat sat next to her!