Kim McGillivray is an experienced illustrator who creates distinctive imagery, in a variety of media, for a host of international clients in publishing, press, design & advertising. His work in an ongoing exploration of mixed media imagery, thoughtfully matched to content.
Kim has provided illustrations to complement writing by Iain Banks, Muriel Spark, Peter Carey, Irvine Welsh and Gil Scott Heron- amongst numerous others. Many years of experience mean that Kim can absorb a text and thoughtfully translate it into an effective cover or feature illustration.
Kim has, additionally, created weekly editorial illustrations for national newspapers that were conceived, written and illustrated by himself. Whatever the level of visual / conceptual contribution that you require, Kim strives to make a difference to every challenge he embarks upon. His imagery is not only effective in print, it could be brought to life on screen too- because, whatever the medium or project, complementing storytelling with tailored imagery is Kim’s passion.
Previous clients include:(UK & US): Penguin, Pan MacMillan, Random House, Transworld, Headline, Time Warner, Harper Collins, Canongate, Scholastic, Kraken Opus, Simon & Schuster plus other publishers throughout the world.
Editorial: The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, The Scotsman, The Sunday Times, Sunday Herald, MOJO, GQ, New Scientist, easyJet Traveller, BBC Music Magazine and Boat International.
Design / Advertising: Standard Life, The British Council, Union Advertising, BAT, Nat West Bank, McKinseys, WWF, Wolffe Design, and Glenallachie Whisky.