Nobody’s Sweetheart, Dyna Moe, Captures TV’s Mad Men In Illustrations Befitting The Genre

Mad Men Illustrated

AMC’s Mad Men is the hot tv show du jour. A drama about the advertising industry, it’s received multiple Emmy nominations (two wins, including one for Best Drama) and has a rapidly growing cult following; often the subject of many a water cooler conversation.

Mad Men Illustrated

Mad Men Illustrated

Graphic designer/illustrator Dyna Moe (aka Nobody’s Sweetheart) has done an honor to this show by capturing it in her many whimsical retro styled illustrations for numerous season now.

So, how did she get into this? She’s clearly a talented illustrator and graphic designer and was asked to create a Christmas card for Rich Sommers, who plays character Harry Crane on the show, to give to his office mates. Seems that a passion was born because that was just the beginning.

The Christmas Card she created for Rich Sommers (Harry Crane)

She then began drawing a commemorative image as desktop wallpaper from each episode (sometimes more than one) and has created downloadable icons, iPhone wallpapers, placemats and more. Customizable prints of her most popular illustrations used to be for sale through but are no longer.

On flickr, she describes herself as follows:

“I’m a freelance illustrator and designer in New York City, who also does comedy on occasion. Sometimes at the same time.

The bulk of my work is for the alt comedy scene — flyers, posters, logos, etc. I have been the unofficial official house designer for the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NY since 1999. I also have done a ton of CDs and 7″ designs for local indie pop/punk labels.”

Well, she’s certainly busy. And funny. I enjoyed reading her commentary on both her blog and flickr as much as I enjoyed her illustrations.

Mad Men Illustrated

Her blog, “I let My Fists Do The Talkin'” can be viewed here.

Below is a series of icons, the perfect ‘must have’ for any Mad Men lover. (no longer available)

She’s been so prolific that I can hardly share all her work with you, for that you’ll have to visit  her website.

Here are just a few of her renderings from seasons 1 and 2 of Mad Men:

Buy her prints here.
See her entire portfolio here.

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Some of the Mad Men iPhone wallpapers by Dyna Moe

A generous soul, she writes “Feel free to download and use any of them as wallpapers or write in your blog or website about them. I give everyone blanket permission to do so… you don’t even need to ask. Just stop with the incredulous eye-rolls about my name. “

I like her already and don’t even know her.

Update: Months later, everyone on social networks and the web are “Mad-Mening” themselves, a fun AMC sponsored Avatar generator. So, who’s the artist behind it? You guessed it, Dyna Moe!

The software allows you to customize an icon, a cell phone wallpaper and computer wallpaper, here’s mine in all three sizes:

MadMen yourself here

Follow Nobody’s Sweetheart on Instagram here