William Jess Laird


Photographer William Jess Laird works at the intersection of art and design, capturing people and spaces with a keen sense of naturalism and sophistication. Through his collaboration with renowned architects, designers, and artists, William has built a reputation as one of the leading photographic voices in design today. Working all over the world, William combines a calm, minimal sensibility with a spirit of adventure, creating transportive photographs that carry a strong sense of place.

William has shot cover stories for publications such as Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, The Financial Times, Cultured, and Wallpaper and is regularly featured in The New York Times, Vogue Living, The New Yorker, and L’Officiel. His commercial clients include Hermes, Ace Hotel, Judd Foundation, Demisch Danant, Microsoft, The Future Perfect, and AirBnB among others.

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