Phil Buckingham is a British creative art director from a cutting edge editorial design background.
After graduating from Middlesex University, Phil landed his first job at The Face where he worked for 3 years. He then relocated to NYC to work at America Magazine as Art Editor. Returning to London, he worked at Dazed and Confused as Senior Designer and later acting Art Director. After a further period at Arena Magazine as deputy Art Director, Phil made the move to a successful freelance career, working for a wide variety of commercial and editorial clients. After a period of freelancing at The Net a Porter Group he joined the team full-time in 2013, working as Art Editor of Porter for 3 years. In September 2016 Phil was made Art Director of British Vogue. He left in the summer of 2018 to pursue a freelance career.
Phil's experience covers art direction, editorial design and layout, branding and consultancy, photographic art direction and image commissioning, digital consultation and print management.