Michael Mastroianni answers our Q&A and chats with us on our podcast that will go live Tuesday, July 6th at 6:00 PM EDT. Tune in and subscribe so you don’t miss any episodes!

What do you make?

Originals, prints, apparel and housewares featuring unique illustrations.

Who do you make it for?

People who want a comforting sense of place in their style or interior design.

Where are you located?

Philly, with presence in NYC and DC as well.

Michael Mastroianni of City Line Drawings

When did you start making?


How long have you been making?

Four years.

What inspired you to make City Lights tiles?

Revisiting illustration and collaborating with other artists on media.

What makers inspire you?

Other Philly designers and the many “folk artists” who contributed anonymously to American art.

What’s next?

New destinations and new media – including murals!

Michael Mastroianni of City Line Drawings

What would you like to ask the maker community?

How can we work together in the future?

What was the best moment for you as a maker?

My first agreement to sell in a major museum gift shop.

Anything else you want to add?

Make for yourself first! If you love what you make, others will.

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