Rachel Hare

GCA Council - Council Member
Company: Belly Button Designs

Rachel Hare is the founder and creative lead behind the independent greeting card publisher Belly Button Designs. With 21 years in the industry she has grown up with cards and paper. From a fine art background she has no formal training in business or design and started the company with the help of a Princes Trust grant.
A champion for the independent publisher and pioneer of the design led genre, Rachel loves anything which challenges the norm in the industry. She has returned as a member of the Council excited and refreshed and keen to give something back to an industry she is extremely proud to be working in.

Rachel says: “I feel a real pull to return to the Council and am delighted to be back!”

Rachel held the position of President of the GCA Council between 2019 and 2021.