Simon Costin is an internationally respected art director and set designer renowned for the conceptually ambitious nature of his editorial and catwalk designs. He has collaborated extensively with Alexander McQueen both on McQueen's own line and Givenchy ready-to-wear and haute couture shows. Costin's client list includes Hermès, Lanvin, Kim Jones, Maison Martin Margiela, Alice Temperley, Stella McCartney and Luella Bartley. Costin currently works with Gareth Pugh as his set designer and has designed Pugh's last eight shows both in London and Paris. He has been a long-term collaborator with Tim Walker on his fashion shoots. Costin's work has been displayed in many exhibitions, at venues as diverse as a forest in Argyll, the ICA in London and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Selected Exhibitions

  • 'Jeux d'amour' Wigmore Fine Art, 2000
  • 'Simon Costin: The Eternal Presence', Tate St Ives, 1999




  1. 20 Mar 2015
    Simon Costin creates an interview.

    Interview: Simon Costin

  2. 13 Mar 2015
    Simon Costin features in a project.

    Unseen McQueen

  3. 10 Feb 2014
    Simon Costin features in a project.

    Proud To Protest

  4. 4 Nov 2011
    Simon Costin features in a project.

    Fashion Mix


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