The McGuirk’s Quirks Design Company was founded in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Leslie McGuirk began by designing environmental t-shirts. Clients included The Nature Company, Bonwit Teller, Earthwatch, The Marine Biological Laboratory, Rhino Watch, and many others. TAKASHIMAYA, discovered her artwork after reading about McGuirk’s Quirks in GLAMOUR magazine.

Takashimaya, a high-end department store chain in Japan, reproduced her environmental designs on over 1,500 products… everything from slippers, stationery, aprons, towels, bags, and toilet seat covers.