Simon Costin to visit CCAD Hartlepool
On 16 October 6pm to 8pm SIMON COSTIN the renowned designer and art director will be talking about his career, and about the genesis of and process behind his sets and commercial designs for Alexander McQueen, Hermes, Harrods, Tim Walker and Sunderland born designer, Gareth Pugh.
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.