Mariko Merritt

Mariko Merritt

Beachcake ceramics and greeting cards are designed and handcrafted by Mariko in her Manoa Valley studio in Honolulu, Hawaii. Pieces are colorful and whimsical, and inspired by nature, often taking shape as animals. Products range from Hawaii-themed ceramic magnets, to playful totem animals, to jewelry holders. Beachcake is available in Honolulu at boutiques including Sugarcane and Miemiko, at local craft fairs, and online at

  • Background

    Mariko Merritt works in Honolulu as an artist, children’s book illustrator, and graphic designer, and creates ceramics and greeting cards for her brand, Beachcake. Mariko was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, crafting and designing the whole time. She earned a degree in graphic design from Rhode Island School of Design.

  • Info


    Illustration, Ceramics, Watercolor, Graphic Design





    Honolulu, HI