Tom Morris is a London-based editor and consultant specialising in design, interiors and architecture. He writes for The FT Weekend, CNN Style, Departures and AD and is contributing editor at Monocle. His third book, New Wave Clay, was published in April 2018 and he will serve on the jury of the Biennale Interieur Awards 2018.
Previously, Tom was design editor at Monocle, overseeing all design and style content across print and digital platforms. He was the host of over 100 episodes of the weekly Section D podcast and edited The Monocle Guide To Cosy Homes. Before that, he was editor of custom content projects at agency Winkreative, working with clients such as Louis Vuitton, Lexus and Hermès.
Tom graduated from UCL with a degree in history of art and started his editorial career in the art world working for ArtReview magazine and the Serpentine Gallery. He lives in the Barbican, which he has written about frequently, is an amateur potter, which he talks about frequently, and also writes fiction.
Tom’s design and interiors journalism portfolio stretches from long-form profiles to trend reports, from Q&As to broadcast pieces and photo-led essays on, among other things, interesting homes and the people that live in them.
Architectural Digest, Amuse/i-D, CNN Style, Departures, The Economist 1843, Elle Decoration, The FT Weekend, Frame, Kinfolk, Icon, Modern Design Review, Monocle, Newsweek, Pleasure Garden, Surface, Telegraph Luxury
Tom’s commercial services include print projects thin and thick, broader design strategies, tone of voice development, copywriting and naming. He has launched a biannual design magazine for Lexus called Beyond, completed a global retail concept for Louis Vuitton entitled L'Aventure and developed a digital magazine series for Uniqlo.
Architonic, BBH Zag, BlackBerry, FarFetch, Hermès, Hotel Café Royal, J Crew, Louis Vuitton, Lexus International, Loewe, Mackintosh, Mori Building, Swire, Soho House Group, Uniqlo, Winkreative, Wonderwall
Tom has edited, authored and contributed to a number of design and architecture titles throughout his career. His third book, New Wave Clay: Ceramic Design, Art and Architecture, was published by Frame in Spring 2018.
He is the author of The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs, a showcase of homey escapes in the countryside. Tom also edited the 400-page The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes, a lush survey of charming interiors, architects and designers that helps readers turn a house into a home.
Tom helped edit The Red Thread: Nordic Design (Phaidon, 2017) and also contributed to Wonderwall: Case Studies (Gestalten, 2016) and Botanic Gardens: A Living History (Black Dog, 2007).