SIMON COSTIN is an internationally respected art director and set designer. Since leaving Wimbledon School of Art, where he studied Theatre Design and History of Art, he has worked with numerous leading fashion houses, including Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Faberge and Alexander McQueen.

Simon’s work has also been displayed in many exhibitions, including a forest in Argyll, the ICA in London and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He is the founder and director of the Museum of British Folklore and is currently writing a book about seasonal customs and traditions in Britain.