Linda Nurk is an Estonian Swede born in Stockholm, Sweden
After completing high school in Stockholm she travelled extensively as a model before settling for several years in Paris where she studied fashion design at ESMOD and Studio Berçot
After graduation Linda worked as a design assistant in Alexander McQueen’s studio at Givenchy
When McQueen left Givenchy Linda took on a new role as knitwear assistant at Chanel (under Karl Lagerfeld)
While in Paris Linda also took part in a number of more avant-garde and artistic projects – notably the first Andrea Crews collection at Palais De Tokyo/Musée De La Mode et Du Costume
On returning to Sweden in 2004 Linda designed for Minimarket and collaborated with Nakkna in a multi-media group show. In the same year she was also given what would be the first of several commissions by the Swedish Royal House
Linda launched Lick my label with The Letter collection in February 2005and received the Swedish Arts Council (Konstnärsnämnden) one year stipendium 2009/10.
After 6 intensive but rewarding years she decided to take a break in early 2011 after release of the Self Portrait collection

Since then her professional career has been divided between carrying out commissions for the Swedish Royal House and other private customers, consulting and designing new uniforms for corporate clients (SAS) and freelancing (Adidas Originals) as well as lecturing and mentoring fashion, illustration and design at design schools in Stockholm Beckmans Designhögskola, Tillskärarakademin, Modeskolan and Forsbergs