About Nick Vinson

Nick Vinson

Nick Vinson is a London-based multi-disciplinary writer, editor and consultant creative director.

The Vinson View his monthly column is published each month in Wallpaper* magazine.

Since 2002 Nick Vinson has worked with Wallpaper* magazine, the international design title based in London. Originally hired as Milan Editor, in 2007 he relocated back to London to become Special Projects Director. There he oversaw the important Guest Editor and Design Awards issues, including the nominations and panel for the prestigious Judges Awards. As a multi-disciplinary editor and critic, traveling extensively to design and art fairs across the globe and attending both men’s and women’s fashion weeks he developed a personal focus on the overlapping and intertwining of fashion with design, architecture, interiors and art. Forging strong relationships with industry chiefs and creatives throughout the fashion and design world; architects, interior, industrial and fashion designers, owners, CEOs, communication directors, gallery and museum directors meant he was able to commission unique editorials for the title.

From 2006 to 2011 he was a regular contributor to the weekend pages of the Financial Times where he reported from the Salone del Mobile, Maison et Objet, IMM Cologne and the London Design Festival. In addition to writing in-depth design features , profiles on designers and architects, he was also one half of the monthly feature Old&New with author and antiques expert Judith Miller. In 2016 he joined The Times LUXX as Design Specialist.

Previous to Wallpaper* and The Financial Times he worked in fashion, for Lawrence Steele in Milan between 1998 and 2002 and Katharine Hamnett in London from 1988 through to 1998 where he managed the brand’s corporate identity, working with architects David Chipperfield on the store design, photographers Juergen Teller, Terry Richardson, Miles Aldridge and John Akehurst on ad campaigns, brochures and catalogues as well as graphic designers, product designers and stylists such as Venetia Scott, Nancy Rhode and Tiina Laakkonen. He trained in fashion design at Saint Martins in London graduating in 1990. He lives with his husband Álvaro González between London and Florence.