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Lisa Gwilliam is a set designer and prop stylist specializing in projects large and small scale that draw from her background in fine art, installation, technology and special effects. Lisa was born and raised in Oakland, CA and began her career as a fabricator working with Fine Artists living in New York, Tokyo and Los Angeles. While in LA, she founded a studio that produced custom sets and props for film, television and music videos. In 2001 she relocated back to NYC and has provided still, video and animated content to advertising and editorial clients ever since.
Over the last 15 years she has collaborated with Guy Aroch, Regan Cameron, Patrick Demarchelier, Dan Forbes, Bjorn Iooss, Lacey, Benjamin Lennox, Jem Mitchell, Tom Munro, Collier Schorr, Takay & Mariano Vivanco.
Her work can be seen in Numero, i-D, Italian Vogue, Muse, Interview and the New York Times Magazine. Advertising Clients include Olay Cosmetics, Absolut Vodka, Calvin Klein, DKNY, and Michael Kors.
Lisa has also designed special projects for New York Fashion Week including runway presentations for Monique lhuillier, Milly NY and Tadashi Shoji. She has also created events for Puma, Hudson Jeans and Victor and Rolf at Carnegie Hall.
The details of her work at every stage of a project maintain an awareness of both in camera and post production processes. She loves setting things on fire, working underwater and bringing the natural world into the studio.
Photography by Mariano Vivanco