Meet the makers

A shared passion to craft moments made in seconds into stories that last a lifetime, meet George & Jamie…

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George Jillard

Co-founder & Craftsman

With over 10 years of design and brand experience, George is the Talesmith Creative. He crafts each one of our products at our Stratford-upon-Avon studio. Passionate about typography and beautiful design simplicity, he pairs his creative passions with his love of life and all its adventures to create products that tell a story. 

G loves: Adventures. Making things better. Trucks. Exploring new places.

G loathes: Cucumber.


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Jamie McGinn

Co-founder & Storyteller

Although Jamie fancies herself as a Creative and often has an input in the product ideas, her role is to tell the Talesmith story and ensure customer delight! With 7 years experience in the worlds of client service and marketing, Jamie ensures each and every product is perfect so that all of Talesmith's customers are 100% happy.

J loves: An open fire. Travel. Italian food and wine! A good old gathering with family and friends.

J loathes: Mess.