Ruari Mahon is a New York-based consultant for style and design interests, with 15 years of industry experience. His services address identity and value proposition, market positioning and penetration, and communications. His creative work begins at the center of a brand and builds outwards, fostering collaboration in an ongoing discussion between commerce and branding.
In 2020 he founded Loughlin Joseph, a management bureau for editors and writers with roots in print and digital publishing.
From 2018–2020 he served as adjunct professor at Parsons School of Design. He has also worked with Fashion Institute of Technology, USA; Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA; Manchester Metropolitan University, UK; Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland; Lincoln University, New Zealand; Innovation Forum, UK; and Xiamen International Fashion Week, China.
Clients include CDLP, Community Clothing, FEIT, Lauren Manoogian, and Nudie Jeans. Client collaborations include BDDW, Cuixmala, Erin Considine, Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lætitia Jacquetton, Tom of Finland Foundation, and Toogood.
Client media features include Architectural Digest, Architectural Digest France, British Vogue, Brown Thomas Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler Spain, Cool Hunting, designboom, Dezeen, Domus, Dossier, ENCENS, END., Financial Times, Financial Times How To Spend It, Forbes, GQ, GQ France, The Guardian, Highsnobiety, Hole & Corner, i-D France, Interior Design, Interview, L’Uomo Vogue, Loose Threads, M le magazine du Monde, MATCHESFASHION, MilK Decoration, Monocle, Monocle 24, MR PORTER, The New York Times, ODDA, PAPER, Robb Report, South China Morning Post, Surface, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, T Magazine Singapore, Vogue, Vogue Australia, Vogue España, Vogue Hommes, Vogue Japan, Wallpaper*, and WSJ. Magazine.