Gary Card is a celebrated set designer, illustrator and firmly established talent, who for the past decade has been credited for helping shape the London fashion industry.
Born in Bournemouth, in the south coast of England, Gary Card moved to London at 17 to study Theatre Design at Central Saint Martins. His first commission was designing covers for Penguin’s Kafka reprints 10 years ago, he has since been unrelentingly commissioned for commercial jobs that have utilised all of his creative talents. The unique Card stamp has been spotted on his own range of apparel, in the Christmas windows for Loewe and Hermes, an array of watches for swatch and even his own children’s book for Visionaire.
Clients and collaborators have included Comme Des Garcon, Balenciaga, Nike, Louis Vuitton, Kenzo, Tim Walker, Dinos Chapman, Stella Mccartney, JW Anderson, Harley Weir, Jamie Hawksworth, David Lachapelle, Nick Knight, Lady Gaga, Jeremy Scott, Frank Ocean, Paul Mccartney and a variety of powerhouses within art, design, and pop culture.
His works have been published and featured in the likes of The New York Times, Dazed and Confused, i-D, Vogue, POP, V, W, Visionaire, GQ Style and many more.
Seminal works have included his award winning design for influential London fashion retailer LN-CC, and his 2014 collaborative installation with Dover Street Market that toured across the world.
He is currently curating an exhibition for Phillips London, his first range of toys is currently touring America and China