Simon Costin

Set Designer

Simon Costin


Windows & Installations


Simon's work as a set designer brings the creativity of art installation to editorial and fashion shows alike.

He collaborated with Alexander McQueen on his own line, McQueen's Givenchy ready to wear and haute couture shows, with elaborate staging to bring the designer's vision to reality.

Simon's sets are as diverse as his client list which includes Lanvin, Coach, Tiffany, Swarovski, Hermes, Maison Margiela, Roger Vivier, H&M, Valentino, Givenchy, Gucci, Stella McCartney, YSL, Chloe, Matthew Williamson, Bulgari, Philipp Plein and Faberge. He has also designed parties for Coach, Hermes, Alexis Bittar, Ferragamo's Cinderella Ball and the New York Academy of Arts Tribeca Ball.

Simon has shown his own work solo and in group exhibitions in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the ICA in London and the Galerie Patrica Dorfmann in Paris. He also curated a number of exhibitions in London's Whitechapel gallery and across the UK.

Simon was made an Honorary Fellow of the Arts by the University of the Arts London for his outstanding contribution to art and design. 

Simon is the Director at Museum of British Folklore.

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