Nick Knight Samir Hussein

Nick Knight

Director, SHOWstudio.com

The highly experimental photographer launched pioneering fashion website SHOWstudio and was one of the early adopters of digital fashion film.

United Kingdom Creative Class 2013 2014

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The highly experimental photographer launched pioneering fashion website SHOWstudio and was one of the early adopters of digital fashion film.

Nick Knight's live mosaic

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Biography

Nick Knight is the groundbreaking fashion imagemaker and director of SHOWstudio, a pioneering fashion website created “based on the belief that showing the entire creative process, from conception to completion is beneficial for the artist, the audience and the art itself.” Knight was one of the first and most high profile imagemakers to adopt digital film as a medium for showing fashion.

SHOWstudio collaborates with some of the most influential and acclaimed figures of contemporary fashion, including John Galliano, Kate Moss, Rick Owens, Comme des Garçons and Alexander McQueen. Alongside these established names, SHOWstudio has also supported and nurtured emerging talent, including Giles Deacon, Gareth Pugh, Rodarte and Mary Katrantzou, offering exciting new designers an important global showcase for creative expression.

His first book of photographs, 'Skinheads', was published in 1982, whilst a student at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design. He was then commissioned by i-D editor Terry Jones to create a series of 100 portraits for the magazine's fifth anniversary issue.

As a result of those black-and-white portraits, his work caught the attention of art director Marc Ascoli, who commissioned Knight to shoot the 1986 catalogue of avant-garde Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto in collaboration with renowned graphic designer Peter Saville.

Since this first foray into fashion photography, he has shot both editorial and advertising projects for clients including Alexander McQueen, Audi, Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Jil Sander, Lancôme, Levi Strauss, Martine Sitbon, Mercedes-Benz, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, Swarovski and Yves Saint Laurent.

Career

  • SHOWstudio.com
    SHOWstudio.com

    Director 2000 - Present

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