russell la bosk

His work with leading fashion, beauty and commercial brands has resonated for more than 25 years.

Having served as the Art Director of VOGUE, Creative Director of Men’s VOGUE, and Design Director of Allure, La Bosk has over 20 years of experience in fashion, beauty, and photography at Condé Nast. He has designed over 100 VOGUE covers and numerous others across various titles.

La Bosk’s talents lie in typography, photography, content creation, art, and storytelling, which are reflected in his brand-building and modernization of visual communications. He draws on his strong foundation in formal art history, printmaking, and design to create impactful work that embraces new technology and evolving trends.

Since 2014, La Bosk has been the Owner and Creative Director of La Bosk New York, a private design and consulting company based in Brooklyn. His clients range from top-tier luxury and mass-market brands to private New York and international companies, as well as tech and healthcare endeavors. He is known for delivering dynamic and stylish work, while always maintaining a classic, cool aesthetic that balances art and commerce with refinement.

defining covers

claudia schiffer photographed by walter chin

angelina jolie photographed by annie leibovitz

nicole kidman photographed by irving penn

george clooney photographed by mario testino

barack obama photographed by annie leibovitz

hugh jackman photographed by norman jean roy

behind the scenes

russell with anna wintour at condé nast offices

on set with hugh jackman in australia with david farber & norman jean roy

on set in los angeles with tonne goodman & mario testino —photo by george clooney

hugh jackman polaroid reading men’s vogue

special projects

grace—30 years of vogue, grace coddington

Career highlights include successful redesigns of VOGUE (twice), prototype & launches of Men’s VOGUE, VOGUE Living & Teen VOGUE. Liaison to the Irving Penn Studio, Design Director of GRACE: 30 years of VOGUE, Co-Founder/Co-Creator of LMD; Lewis Miller Design, Lead Creative Director at Cosán Group (tech healthcare service) & various fine art & social cause projects.

strong vertical story-telling photographed by raymond meier

pathways quarterly artwork by jack macdonald