photograph by Alexandra Rowley


Stephen Wallis has spent two decades producing and shaping content across multiple platforms for award-winning media brands. In addition to overseeing teams of editors, he has helped guide editorial strategies and grow new print and digital initiatives. As a freelance writer and former executive editor for Architectural Digest, Departures, and Art + Auction, he has authored and edited stories about some of the world’s most enterprising and influential figures in the fields of art, design, travel, food, and luxury lifestyle. His writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, The New York Times T Magazine, WSJ magazine, Town & Country, Esquire, The Daily Beast, Architectural Digest, Departures, Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveller (U.K.), Food & Wine, Cultured, Art in America, Art + Auction, Art & Antiques, Galerie, 1stdibs, Interior Design, and Fatherly, as well as the branded content studios of Time Inc. and Condé Nast. He also wrote the introductory essay for the photography book Turn Shake Flip.