Born in Bournemouth, on 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, he has since been unrelentingly commissioned for commercial jobs that have untilized all his creative talents.
In 2012 Gary collaborated with Vauxhall designing the 15 foot tall robotic Christmas tree made entirely out of car parts that was showcased throughout December at the Filling Station in Kings Cross.
Known for his playful positivity the unique Card stamp has been spotted on his own range of t-shirts, in the Christmas windows for Loewe and Hermes, an array of watches for Swatch and even his own children’s book for Visionnaire.
Gary has collaborated with the likes of Mert and Marcus, Rafael Pavarotti, Harley Weir, Campbell Addy, Nick Knight and Tim Walker as well as designing headpieces for Comme des Garcons and Lady Gaga as well as working with brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Nike, Gucci, Kenzo, Balenciaga, Comme Des Garcons, Diesel, Camperand Uniqloon campaigns. His interior design for Dalston retailer LN-CC was nominated for a ‘Design Of The Year’ Award and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Re-Edition Magazine, Dazed & Confused, i-D, British Vogue, Vogue Italia, V, POP and LOVE.