Hamish Bowles appointed new editor-in-chief of World of Interiors
VogueHamish Bowles International Editor at Large has been named the new editor-in-chief of World of Interiors. “It is with immense excitement that I announce a new chapter in my thirty year career with Condé Nast as I prepare to lead this exquisite title, created by the brilliant and formidable Min Hogg in 1981 and then nurtured with a extraordinary sensibility and elegance by Rupert Thomas for 22 years ”, Bowles announcement on Instagram today. “I am very honored to join their illustrious company as I only become the third publisher in the title’s 40-year history.”
Bowles studied fashion and journalism at Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design. He started his career in London Harpists and Queen magazine before joining American Vogue like Style editor. in 1992. Over the past three decades, Bowles has grown into one of the world’s most respected authorities on fashion and interior design.
Bowles plans to lead The world of interiors‘into a new digital age while honoring the magazine’s timeless print heritage. The legendary publisher will also continue his work at Vogue as the brand’s Global Editor at Large.
“I’m thrilled with this new role for Hamish, who has an uncanny ability to appear everywhere at once and accomplish whatever you ask of him along the way, with style, intelligence and wit,” said Vogue Editor-in-chief and Condé Nast Chief Content Officer Anna Wintour. “He is a brilliant writer, expert editor and tireless globetrotter – I have long called him the original multitasking – who carries with him a wonderful blend of curiosity, scholarship and enthusiasm. Hamish is also, of course, a design expert and fashion historian, and I can’t imagine a better person to take over The World of Interiors. I am especially delighted that he remains at Vogue’s Global Editor at Large as he tackles this next step in his career.