Nina Cosford is a freelance illustrator based in Hastings, UK.
She has illustrated over twenty published books and has worked with numerous brands including Apple, HBO, WaterAid, TATE, Google, UN Refugee Agency, Radio Times, H&M, Lonely Planet and Netflix. Her work became particularly well-known after she collaborated with Lena Dunham and HBO on the award-winning TV show GIRLS, which sparked a huge interest in the girl-centric zeitgeist of today. She has over 325,000 followers on Instagram and was recently named one of the Top 20 Female Illustrators by Stylist Magazine.
Nina can often be found people-watching and travelling around the world, whenever possible. Her shelves are filled with travel journals in which she writes and draws on every trip. You can see more of Nina’s travel work on her other Instagram account, Illustrated Adventures and her YouTube channel. She is an ambassador for Caran d’Ache and their Supracolor Soft pencils.
Nina is a lifelong sketchbook enthusiast and after years of searching for the perfect one, she decided in 2020 it was time to design her own! Find out more about it here and follow @ninacosfordsketchbook on Instagram!