About Us

Cat Seto is a San Francisco-based artist, author and founder / creative director of Ferme à Papier.
Her books include Impressions of Paris (published by Harpercollins) and Mom, Inc. (published by Chronicle Books). Her custom art and illustration work includes private client commissions as well as partnerships with Anthropologie, Chronicle Books and Gap (to read more please visit here). Highlights have been having work appear at The Met, Getty Museum, SFMOMA and Asian Art Museum. Cat holds a BFA in painting and MFA in fiction/creative writing from the University of Michigan and was included in the first Best of American Voices Anthology. She is a recipient of a 2018 Yi Dae Up/Alexander Chee fellowship in fiction from Jack Jones Literary Arts. Her fiction has also appeared in journals such as Glimmer Train, Triquarterly, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Nimrod. Cat received a National YoungArts/White House Presidential Scholars Awardee for visual arts.

Ferme à Papier collection. Ferme à Papier is a Paris-meets-Brooklyh, eco-friendly stationery collection. The line has since been featured by The New York Times, VogueIn Style, Elle Décor, Martha Stewart, Real Simple, Timeout, Design Sponge, and Refinery 29; and is found in shops, museum shops, and bookstores in the U.S. and internationally. To see more about Cat's custom and collaboration work please click hereFor all press inquiries, please contact info@fermeapapier.com


 The Studio Boutique. Cat's design studio and boutique was formerly located in the beloved Russian Hill neighborhood of San Franciso for over 12 years. It was open to the SF community and its friendly pooches while she and her team worked on their creative projects.