Julie Weiss has been designing books and magazines since 1989 and was the Art Director at Vanity Fair magazine from 2004 to 2014. Before moving to Vanity Fair, she was a designer at The New York Times Magazine and the Design Director of Artforum International. She is the recipient of awards from the Society of Publication Designers and the Type Director’s Club, and has served as a juror for SPD’s annual design competition. In addition to her design work for magazines, she has designed books for contemporary artists, including David Wojnarowicz and Christopher Williams.


Her interest and experience extends from art catalogues to magazines, books, and most recently gardens. After 18 years at Vanity Fair, she studied Landscape Design at The New York Botanical Garden and is currently living in England undergoing an intensive education in gardening, horticulture and planting design with Fergus Garrett at Great Dixter.