Thursday, 12 November 2009

Spotlight - Illustrator Monica Lind

Classical styling, with vintage influences, Monica Lind caught my eye recently when searching for an illustrator for a particular style. I love the old world charm of her work, with it's chic references.


Above - Personal work




Above - Vogue USA - Michael Kors, Lincoln, Testoni and  Lincoln
                "The job ran for one year over four issues, up to 25 pages to illustrate in each issue! Fast turn around, but a great job, lot of freedom. And much fun!" enthuses Lind.


Above: Cover for Accent Magazine - USA  "great job with a wonderful, talented AD: Hans
Gschliesser"
 

Cover and inside illustrations for inflight magazine for Pacific Coastal Airlines- Canada
Opener for 2009 astrology article for Esprit Femme in France
Client: L' oreal for haircolor manual - USA


 Invitation for a New York city fashion event. This illustration was originally a personal piece of art.


Portrait of Diana Vreeland and inside illustration for an article in "The New Yorker"

Personal work


Client: Mattel
Campaign: Posters and packaging, etc) for the new Barbie dolls "Modern Circle" 2003
Inspiration: René Gruau, Antonio Lopez and other great illustrators  from the 20th century, art, fashion, people, animals, natur, fairy tales and happy endings .
 "Life is pretty tough, so why not lighten it up a bit!

Swedish born Monica Lind graduated from Beckman's School of Design. Her work has appeared in many many international publications and used frequently in advertising campaigns. For her participation in the Beacon Hill campaign she was awarded the silver prize from the American Society of Illustrators.
Monica is represented by George Watson at wsw creative
Watson + Spierman Productions, Inc. (who incidentally is extremely nice to deal with as is Monica Lind - thanks guys for your help compiling this collection of art).


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