We help companies identify and develop their brand's authenticity and communicate that message with visuals that engage.

WHAT WE DO

Starr Studios provides original design and illustration for brands of all sizes as well as hand painted elements for restaurant and retail interiors and storefronts. The studio also works closely with architects and interior designers on gilded glass (verre eglomise) features for home owners and private collectors.

  • Illustration & Design
  • Sign Painting & Interior Murals
  • Gold Leafing
  • Gilded Glass (Verre Eglomise)

ABOUT

Blending his background as a sign painter, designer, artist and illustrator Sean Starr has achieved an international reputation and a wide range of exhibitions while working with bands such as The Cranberries, Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsay Buckingham and The Toadies.

Starr was featured in the film “Sign Painters” and his work for companies like the Gap, Indian Motorcycle and Sony Music has seen coverage in publications such as the Discovery Channel, NBC, Juxtapoz and ArtForum magazines as well as dozens of other media outlets. 

His artwork is shown at the Starr Gallery which is located in the heart of the Dallas Design District and his commercial artwork and design is available through his studio in Denton, Texas which is operated by husband and wife team Sean and Kayleigh Starr.


SELECT CLIENTS

  • Sony Music Corp. NYC
  • NBC Television
  • GAP
  • Ocean Spray
  • Indian Motorcycles
  • Draper James
  • Rusty Taco
  • Rahr Brewery
  • Gordy & Sons Outfitters
  • Shinola- Detroit

 

  • A Squared Group
  • ZOOM Media, NYC-LA
  • VideoLink
  • The Toadies
  • The Cranberries
  • Gogol Bordello
  • Crescent Hotel Group
  • Official MFG. Co.
  • The BLOC Los Angeles
  • Paul and Chris Andrews Car Collection
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Kristen Buckingham Design
  • University of North Texas
  • San Francisco Mayor’s Office
  • Fisherman’s Wharf Association
  • Western Pacific Railroad Museum
  • Royal Norwegian Consulate


        
        

   
        

 

  • University of Tennessee
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • University of North Texas
  • City of San Francisco, CA
  • City of San Mateo, CA
  • City of Denton, TX
  • City of Grapevine, TX
  • City of Justin, TX
  • City of Denison, TX
  • Dallas Heritage Village

PRESS

2015

Limerick Post September 22, 2015
Central Track September 22, 2015
I Love Limerick September 17, 2015
I Love Limerick September 11, 2015
I Love Limerick September 8, 2015
Limerick 2020 September 2015
Limerick Post September 17, 2015
Central Track August 2015
Limerick Leader, Ireland August 2015
Limerick Leader, Ireland July 2015
Signs of the Times Magazine March 2015

2014

360 West Magazine October 2014
L.A. Coffee Club July 2014
AIGA Raleigh Feb. 2014
Danthonia Designs Australia Feb. 2014
Politiken Magazine Denmark Feb. 2014
My Desy Magazine, Shanghai China Feb. 2014
Signs of the Times Magazine Jan. 2014
Austere Magazine Jan. 2014

2013

Grenadi School of Design Australia Dec. 2013
Signs Of The Times Magazine Dec. 2013
NFG Magazine, Mexico Sept. 2013
North Texas Daily June 2013
Denton Record Chronicle May 2013
NPR Talk of the Nation April 2013
We Denton Do It April 2013
Concrete Cakes April 2013
Brain Pickings March 2013

2012

Journal Du Design France December 2012
GraphicDesign.com December 2012
Complex Magazine December 2012
Design Observer November 2012
It's Nice That Magazine U.K. October 2012
"Sign Painters" from Princeton Architectural Press
Denton Record Chronicle August 2012
Pinstriping & Kustom Graphics July 2012
ArtForum April 2012
Sign Builder Illustrated March 2012
San Francisco Art Beat Jan. 2012
Juxtapoz Magazine Jan. 2012
Sign Builder Illustrated Jan. 2012

2011

The Sign Painter Movie & Book 2011
Big Bear Grizzly July 2011
Green Entrepreneur March 2011
SignCraft Magazine 2011