In Conversation with Fiona Hayes, Art Director at Conde Nast, Hearst, BBC and many more Fiona Hayes has been an art director for titles such as Russian Vogue, British House & Garden, GQ India, and British and Russian editions of Cosmopolitan.
She has also run design and production teams in New York and London for contemporary art auction house Phillips de Pury, and spent two and a half years based in Munich with Condé Nast Germany. Between 2013 and 2019, as art director of Condé Nast International, she worked on the launch of 14 magazines, including seven editions of Vogue – Thailand, Ukraine, Arabia, Poland, Czech Republic, Greece, and Hong Kong. In the summer of 2019, she set up a consultancy, Fiona Hayes Studio. Through this, she has spent the past year as Art Director of Fashion Brands for Russian luxury conglomerate Mercury LLCM, working between London, Paris, and Moscow, and running a team of 17 designers in Moscow and St Petersburg. (Bio courtesy Conde Nast College)