Toby Curden



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Hey, I’m Toby.

I am a Swedish illustrator who came to the UK to grow and learn, both in art and in business.

There’s something about creation that can’t be found in anything else, and if I can bring some of that spark to others through the things I make that’s even better.

At the moment my passions lie in mixed media illustrations, visually exciting design solutions and in making books that are a just a bit different.

Besides images I make clothing and costumes, and when there is occasion I sculpt, build and design everything from packaging to rooms (so far that one has been in ice and snow) to signage to embroidery and more. I am always looking to broaden my practice and try new things - and if you are interested in collaboration please do send me a message!

Questions about commissions, licensing of existing work and any other inquires are always welcome (see email address below).

These days I live in southern England with my amazing partner and our two (very very fast) dogs.

Have a look at my instagram or twitter @TobyCurden for the latest updates and works in progress.


Send me an email:
Follow me @tobycurden


Clients include:

The Cosplay Journal
Lake Nimble
ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi


2015-2018 : BA (Hons) Illustration, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK
2013-2015 : 2 Year fine arts and painting, Västerås Konstskola, Västerås, Sweden



2018 : Exhibitor - New Designers Week 2, London, UK
2018 : Exhibitor, signage design and curation assistance - "Paper Planes" grad show at UCA, Farnham, UK
2017 : Exhibitor, management, curation and exhibition design - "Out of the Blue", Farnham, UK
2015 : Exhibitor and show installation - Group show, Karlsgatan 2, Västerås, Sweden


Other Projects of Note:

winter 2014 - 2015 : Design and sculpture - "Time Piece" Art Suite, ICEHOTEL #25, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. In collaboration with Gabriella Bulin and Theodor Fahlén