Laurence King Blog


August 2019
Sophie Mo is an illustrator and based in London who works with Little White Lies. Most recently, she’s illustrated The Movie Quiz Book, a pub quiz style collection of over 1,600 questions, covering every aspect of the movies. 

Squarespace x LWLies


April 2020
“The illustrator who brings light to the darkness and darkness to the light”. In the second part of a new series supporting artists through these testing times, we commissioned Sophie Mo to make a special series of illustrations. She shares with us how she continues to carve out a creative identity.”

Squarespace X Huck


August 2020
‘As part of our Creative Resilience campaign with Squarespace, we’re pleased to bring you a special edition of Skill-Up, a new video series made by our sister publication Huck.

In this episode, our good friend and illustrator Sophie Mo talks you through how you can go about designing your very own tattoo. Taking characters from the world of movies, Sophie brings a dark, gothic aspect to the striking portraits she creates, whether she’s drawing Danny DeVito or The Dude.’


Wood Pencil WInner

Illustration - Entire Magazines and Newspapers

December 2020
LWLies is a film magazine powered by illustration. This edition is no different, only the illustrations now move. Presenting KineRama – an age-old cinematographic process lovingly revivified for this unique print edition. The design draws its inspiration from cover film The Souvenir by Joanna Hogg – a haunting study of a young woman discovering true artistic expression while locked in a testing relationship. Illustration throughout the magazine is presented using a barrier grid animation technique, and serves a wider thematic celebration of innovation in British cinema across the last century.

Zabam Art


February 2022
Sophie Mo is a London-based illustrator, designer, and tattoo artist. Her specialities lie in blackwork tattoo design, taking inspiration from the worlds of Japanese culture, cinematography and music. She is a tattoo artist at Parliament Tattoo at Finsbury Park in London. Her custom designs have been commissioned privately and commercially by brands like Abrams books, Airbnb, BBC 6 Music, Bulleit Whiskey, Dais Contemporary, Little White Lies, Microsoft, Ozone Coffee, REN skincare, etc. In 2020,  Sophie was part of the team at Little White Lies, who won the Wooden Pencil award for Best Illustration, Entire Magazine & Newspapers category, at the D&AD awards. To top things off, Sophie is Domestika's best-seller course teacher.

Shout out LA


March 2022
‘Our mission is to help change the way people spend money. We want people to spend more of their money with mom-and-pops, small businesses, independent artists and creatives. We think one of the most powerful ways to do that is by putting small business owners and creatives at the center of discussions designed to spark conversation within the community.

Meet Sophie Mo, illustrator, designer, and tattoo artist.
We had the good fortune of connecting with Sophie Mo and we’ve shared our conversation below.’

Voyage LA


December 2022
‘Los Angeles is an incredible city - but it's so large and so vast and so diverse that all of us are missing out on tons of great people, businesses, organizations, events and more. 

VoyageLA wants to highlight the best of LA - from freelance makeup artists that will dazzle you to the best Meetup groups in town.

VoyageLA is built on recommendations from the community.

Rising Stars: Meet Sophie Mo