Robin Derrick

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Robin Derrick (born 29 May 1962) is a British fashion, portrait, flower, and still life photographer and the creative director of British Vogue.[1]

Biography[edit]

Robin Derrick was born on 29 May 1962, in England.[2] He currently lives in London with his wife, make-up artist Lisa Eldridge.[3]

At sixteen years old, Robin Derrick was an A-level student at Filton Technical College in Bristol, England. He was inspired when he walked into a lecture and found an October 1976 Diamond Jubilee copy of Vogue with a cut-glass logo and a plain red cover that had been left on his desk. He cut out all the pictures and put them on his bedroom wall. The pictures inside were by Guy Bourdin and David Bailey;[3] In 2004 he had his first solo photography exhibition in Paris.[4]

Professional Work[edit]

His editorial client list includes Vogue (British, German, Spanish, and Japanese), Glamour (British and Glamour), 10 Magazine, GQ, Dolce Vita. His advertising client list includes Giorgo Armani, Rimmel, Monsoon, Phase 8, Levis, E45, Nestle, Lux, Umberto Giannini, Clairol, Bacardi, Boots, and Air France.[5]

Additionally, he has co-edited three photography books, including Unseen Vogue: The Secret History Of Fashion Photography, and People in Vogue: A Century of Portrait Photography, and has shown his own work.[3]

He worked for Vogue UK from 1994 to 2011, becoming Creative Director.[6]

Awards[edit]

Two-time winner of the PPA Magazine Designer of the Year Award[3] [7]

Photo Books[edit]

  • Vogue Model, Robin Derrick, Robin Muir, Little, Brown Book Group Limited, 2010, ISBN 9781408702536
  • Vogue Covers: On Fashion's Front Page by Robin Derrick and Robin Muir - Little, Brown Book Group 2008; Little, Brown Book Group Limited, 2010, ISBN 9781408702130[8]
  • People in Vogue: A Century of Portraits by Robin Derrick and Robin Muir - Little, Brown Book Group 2005, ISBN 9780316731140
  • Unseen Vogue: The Secret History of Fashion Photography by Robin Derrick and Robin Muir, Little, Brown Book Group Limited, 2004, ISBN 9780316727662

Family[edit]

He is married to Lisa Eldridge; they have 2 sons and 4 cats.[9][10] [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Author Robin Derrick on Little, Brown Book Group
  2. ^ Creative Director Robin Derrick's Comp Card on Lexposure
  3. ^ a b c d Robin Derrick's Biography at Vogue
  4. ^ Lucy Davies "Robin Derrick photographs: Cut Flowers," Telegraph, October 3, 2008
  5. ^ Robin Derrick at Camilla Lowther Management
  6. ^ Rees, Alex (6/10/11). "Both the Creative Director and the Fashion Director of British Vogue Resigned This Week". New York Magazine. Retrieved 10 February 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  7. ^ "Robin Derrick". Luxure Magazine. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Fisher, Alice (20 October 2007). "Could Kate kill a polar bear?". The Observer. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Robin Derrick". Vogue UK. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  10. ^ Nolan, Claire (2 October 2010). "Interiors: Swish and make-up". Daily Mail. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  11. ^ "Lisa Eldridge This Life Interview". Red UK. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 

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