Carole Birou settled in Bordeux where she founded her studio in 2012, after graduating from Ecole supérieure des Arts Decoratifs in Strasbourg with a masters in graphic design and visual communication.
Michoucas are inspired by nature, animals, and everyday life and love and looking at vintage children's books and poster art and has a special interest in typography. The card designs are mostly hand drawn first or put together with paper cuts before being elaborated on the computer.
All cards are imagined and drawn in the studio in Bordeaux and are printed in France. They are all printed on 350GSM heavy card which is made from 100% recycled paper. Each card comes in a fully biodegradable plastic sleeve.
Michoucas is the name of an imaginary bird.