Bringing desert vibes to the District, Desert 2 District Design is a boutique design and art studio, creating original artwork, modern calligraphy, and custom illustration inspired by our desert roots and new home in D.C. 

Our Shop

Our shop is back open!

Modern Calligraphy

Custom lettering and modern calligraphy add class and personality to your event! Contact us for services ranging from custom signage to invitations to logo design.

Custom Portraits

Custom home paintings, family portraits or paintings of the family pet make great gifts. We love to create personalized artwork for you.

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Desert 2 District Design is the creative project of Heidi Nielson, a self-taught artist and designer based in Washington, D.C.