Shelby Ling

HI! My name is Shelby Ling and I’m a 27-year-old from Leucadia, CA. Im addicted to coffee, the smell of paper, black ink, the thrill of learning a new skill, surfing, riding bikes and playing with yarn.

I am a maker of things. I hold a BFA from San Diego State in Graphic Design. 

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Surfy SurfyAlmond SurfboardsTransworld SnowboardingBradley Mountain , Libre Design,  Swenyo Brand Crawford Denim , San Diego Zoo, Specialized Bicycles, Gunn and Swain, Patagonia 


Said Space August 2014 : Hang Ten Show

The Warehouse March 2015: Friends, Folk & Fish

Shaper's Studios San Diego December 2015: Women on Waves

Madewell December 2015: Hometown Heros

Gym Standard June 2016I've Changed

Union Cowork July 2016STOP DONT STOP

Patagonia August 2017: Yo Necesito Auga


Korduroy Blog

Liquid Salt

Crawford Denim Blog

Almond Surfboards

Range Magazine

She Explores

Design Crush