a day in the life
Put simply, Robert Storey creates a space with which his clients can show their best work. From small-scale set design for publications like i-D, to iconic retail giants like Kenzo, Nike, and Louis Vuitton, to palatial installations like a Christopher Kane runway show at Tate Modern, to recent forays into furniture design – to say Storey's work is the projects or clients may be, and whilst always playing the supporting role, so to speak, Storey's creations have a distinguishable aesthetic that may in part explain their enduring appeal.
StoreyStudio’s singular approach to spatial design has itself gained a following in the design world in a manner both quick and remarkable. Minimalist forms fuse with vivid color reminiscent of Dan Flavin, Donald Judd, James Turrell, and Le Corbusier.
After a year learning the hard-and-fast ways of New York City, he decided to make his way back to London where he studied, setting up his eponymous studio from his bedroom at the tender age of 23. Almost a decade later, Robert Storey has been included in British Vogue’s Power list, Business of Fashion’s 500 list, and is frequently described as “one to watch.” Here, in East London, Hello Mr. spends a day with him in his studio.