Tom Morris is a London-based design editor and consultant. He writes for publications such as The FT Weekend, AD and Wallpaper*, while his third book New Wave Clay was published in 2018. Alongside his editorial and brand work on the topic, Tom designs interior projects for private clients internationally.
Between 2012 and 2015, Tom was design editor at Monocle and oversaw all design and style content across print and digital platforms. He hosted more than 100 episodes of the 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 also studied at the British Academy of Interior Design. Today 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 corresponds for a series of leading lifestyle publications around the world, mostly on design, architecture and interiors. His editorial experience includes film-making and podcasting-presenting in addition to writing, which stretches from long-form profiles to trend reports and from Q&As to photo-led essays. In 2018 he served on the jury of the Biennale Interieur Awards in Kortrijk and judged the Open to Art ceramics competition in Milan in 2019.
AD, CNN Style, Conde Nast Traveler, Departures, The Economist 1843, Elle Decoration, The FT Weekend, Kinfolk, Icon, Monocle, Newsweek, Pleasure Garden, The New York Times T Magazine, Telegraph Luxury, Wallpaper*
Tom’s commercial services include brand strategy development, devising tone of voice guidelines, creating content masterplans for print and digital, 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. He also brings his design expertise to interior design and styling projects for private clients.
BBH Zag, Drake's, FarFetch, Hermès, Hotel Café Royal, Hyundai Card, J Crew, Louis Vuitton, Lexus, Loewe, Mackintosh, Mr Porter, Mori Building, Swire, Soho House Group, Sotheby's, Takeo Paper, Uniqlo, Wonderwall
Tom has edited, authored and contributed to a number of design, interiors and architecture titles throughout his career. His third book New Wave Clay was published by Frame in Spring 2018.
He is the co-author of Ricardo Bofill: Visions of Architecture, a monograph of one of the 20th century's most radical architects, and The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks and Other Hide-Outs, a study of rural getaways. Tom also edited the 400-page interiors book The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes.
Tom edited 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).