Tony Hornecker is an internationally renowned artist and set designer. His installations have been staged in institutions such as the Royal College of Art, the Royal Opera House and the Architecture Foundation in London. His work incorporates a vast variety of media, from the written word to sculpture, architecture and performance. His love of found materials and how to use them to take the viewer on magical journeys into his imagination has gained his work a loyal following.
Hornecker began working as set designer within the fashion industry and quickly carved a niche for himself. His hand built and quirky approach featured amongst the pages of AnOther magazine, Dazed & Confused, i-D, Wallpaper* and British Vogue. His clients include Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Puma and Kylie Minogue. Collaborating with young designers such as Richard Nicoll, Louise Gray and Nasir Mazhar, his fresh and innovative style continued to unfold. He made an installation for Hermès, creating and devising a story to be told across the windows of Great Britain.
In 2016 he was invited to design and curate an immersive traveling restaurant for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.
Hornecker currently resides in London.