Designer, founder and Creative Director.

A-COLD-WALL*,CONCRETE OBJECTS and POLYTHENE OPTICS.

Continuous study of fashion design, installation art, sculpture & living space.

1st Class BA Hons in Graphic Design & Illustration - De Montford University.

Three years at DONDA/OFF-WHITE/ALASKA-ALASKA.

 

 

LVMH award finalist.

ANDAM award finalist.

British Fashion Award nominee. 

 

COLLABORATORS:

 

Kanye West

Virgil Abloh

Takashi Murakami

Hiroshi Fujiwara

Daniel Arsham

FUTURA

Adrian Joffe 

Grace Wales Bonner

 

 

AGENCIES & PROJECTS 2018:

A-COLD-WALL*

Concrete Objects

Nike x A-COLD-WALL*

Oakley by Samuel Ross 

 

 

PREVIOUS AGENCIES:

 

OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh 

Story Worldwide (London office) 

Imperial design GB Ltd  

 

 

 

NikeLab 

NikeLab x Stone Island

NikeLab x Kim Jones

NikeLab x A-COLD-WALL*

 

Oakley 

Oakley by Samuel Ross - Season 1 

Oakley by Samuel Ross - Season 2

 

 

Dover Street Market Beijing 

Dover Street Market Singapore

Copenhagen International Fashion Fair

READYMADE

Concrete Objects

POLYTHENE OBJECTS* 

Harvey Nichols

Machine A

GEO

OFF - WHITE

Alaska-Alaska

Fine-Print

A.P.C KANYE

TRAVIS $COTT

HOOD BY AIR

Fragment Design

Stussy

BEEN TRILL

RSVP GALLERY

GOOD MUSIC

Selfridges 

Theophilus London

Flosstradamus

Sky Ferreira

SSENSE

BARNEYS NY

H.Lorenzo
Colette

Selfridges

 

Notable mentions 2012- 2018:

 

FSG Design student brief award. Prize awarded by Erik Spiekermann - De Montfort University 2012

 

Graphic design & Illustration, 1st Class BA Hons - De Montfort University 2012

 

Grand Designs Future Living live launch at Birmingham NEC 2012

 

New York Fashion Week 2013 - Print design for HOOD BY AIR

 

Paris Fashion Week 2014 - Print design for HOOD BY AIR

 

Paris Fashion Week 2014 - OFF -WHITE c/o of Virgil Abloh concept showroom launch 

 

Paris Fashion Week 2014 - A.P.C KANYE 2014 presentation

 

Benji B (BBC Radio 1) presents Deviation Strings at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Southbank - June 2014

- A live 75 minute audio visual experience along side a full string orchestra that housed an audience of 500

 

Copenhagen International Fashion Fair 2014  

- Special guest of honour live art installation c/o Virgil Abloh & OFF-WHITE presented in Crystal HALL

 

Dover Street Market Ginza - OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh 'UNDER-WATER' exclusive capsule collection and in-store installation.

 

A-COLD-WALL* Look-book debut  GQ.com - Feb 2015

http://www.gq.com/style/blogs/the-gq-eye/2015/01/exclusive-debut-a-cold-wall-fall-winter-2015.html

 

Paris Fashion Week 2015 OFF-WHITE c/o Virgil Abloh  "DON'T LOOK DOWN" FW15 presentation - Jan 2015

 

Copenhagen International Fashion Fair 2015

- Special guest of honour live art installation c/o Virgil Abloh & OFF-WHITE presented in The Forum 

 

Selfridges 'Work it' Special guest - Samuel Ross of A-COLD-WALL* - May 2015

 

A-COLD-WALL* & Harvey Nichols present PUBLIC-FORM in store installation, short film & capsule collection - July 2015

 

A-COLD-WALL* AW15  campaign presented by MADE by MILK STUDIOS - September 2015

https://www.a-cold-wall.com/collection/aw15/

 

GSTAR RAW - Eyewear campaign

 

A-COLD-WALL* Spatial Awareness Installation hosted by ANSH46 - Nov/December 2015

 

MASTERED: Streetwear panel discussion  hosted by The Mondrian  - January 2016 *online stream available

 

Showstudio - Milan Menswear A/W 2016 Gucci panel discussion - January 2016 *online stream available

Showstudio - January 2016  listed contributor

 

A-COLD-WALL* 'HOUSEHOLD' SS16 collection debut - January 2016

https://www.a-cold-wall.com/collection/ss16/

 

ZEITZ Museum Of Contemporary Art Africa  - Physical  art performance installation for 2016 Gala in collaboration with Petite Noir - February 2016

 

DAZED Magazine-  'How the lines between streetwear and the runway are blurring - January 2016

http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/29311/1/how-the-lines-between-streetwear-and-the-runway-are-blurring

 

Wonderland Magazine - Feature & Interview  - March 2016

http://www.wonderlandmagazine.com/2016/02/new-threads-cold-wall/

 

CHAMP Magazine - Editorial feature 'IN-CONTEXT'  - March 2016

http://www.champ-magazine.com/feature/a-cold-wall-ss16-in-context/

 

DAZED - Interview & feature - April 2016

http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/30454/1/a-cold-wall-is-streetwear-inspired-by-working-class-britain

 

SUMMARY collection launch & video presentation - May 2016

 https://www.highsnobiety.com/2016/05/30/a-cold-wall-full-summary-collection/#slide-4

 

VOGUE HOMME - Interview & feature - May 2016

 - http://en.vogue.fr/vogue-hommes/fashion/diaporama/5-questions-for-the-designer-behind-a-cold-wall/35315

 

BUSINESS OF FASHION - Interview & feature- May 2016

https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/spotlight/a-cold-walls-class-clashing-workwear-samuel-ross - 

 

UNITED ARROWS & SONS physical in-store installation, documentary launch & audio experience  in collaboration with GR8 JAPAN - June 2016

http://hypebeast.com/jp/2016/6/a-cold-wall-japan-launch

 

i-D Japan interview & feature - June 2016

 

https://i-d.vice.com/jp/article/wjn3wq/acw-samuel-ross-interview

 

SENSE Japan interview & feature - June 2016

 

VOGUE RUNWAY SS17 collection debut & interview - August 2016

http://www.vogue.com/13464183/a-cold-wall-samuel-ross-ciff/ 

 

 

CIFF A-COLD-WALL* Special guest installation  - August 2016

http://www.highsnobiety.com/2016/08/12/a-cold-wall-ciff/

 

North Modern 2016 -  A-COLD-WALL*/ Samuel Ross  furniture debut - August 2016

 

NikeLab x Stone Island limited edition packaging design by Samuel Ross  - September 2016

 - http://hypebeast.com/2016/9/samuel-ross-nikelab-x-stone-island-l

 

NikeLab x Kim Jones limited edition packaging design by Samuel Ross - October 2016

 - http://hypebeast.com/2016/10/samuel-ross-nikelab-kim-jones-packaging

 

Barneys New York 'The Window' A-COLD-WALL* window November 2016

http://thewindow.barneys.com/a-cold-wall/


SAMUEL ROSS HB100 2016 - DECEMBER 2016

https://hypebeast.com/hb100/2016/samuel-ross

 

 

British Fashion Council LFW FW17 Runway debut - Jan 2017

http://www.vogue.com/article/nike-air-force-one-a-cold-wall

 

A-Cold-Wall Men’s RTW Fall 2017 WWD feature Jan 2017

https://wwd.com/runway/mens-fall-collections-2017/london/a-cold-wall/review/

 

 

NikeLab x A-COLD-WALL* AIR FORCE ONE HIGH - Jan 2017

http://www.vogue.com/article/nike-air-force-one-a-cold-wall

 

Concrete Objects Launch - January 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/1/samuel-ross-jobe-burns-concrete-objects
 

A-COLD-WALL* HARVEY NICHOLS Retail Installation - March 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/3/a-cold-wall-moodboard-exhibition-harvey-nichols-knightsbridge

 

British Fashion Council LFW SS18 Runway debut - Jan 2017

https://wwd.com/runway/mens-fall-collections-2017/london/a-cold-wall/review/

 

SSENSE Interview "NO TIME ZONE" - January 2017

 

https://www.ssense.com/en-us/editorial/fashion/no-time-zone-a-cold-wall

 

 

A-COLD-WALL* Collection 'RESET' release - April 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/4/a-cold-wall-reset-collection-2017-spring-summer

 

 

The British Fashion Council announces New Gen recipient - APRIL 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/4/bfc-2017-2018-newgen-recipients

 

 

A-COLD-WALL* Pop up Store 'The Academia* Correction Workshop' London - May 2017

 

https://wwd.com/menswear-news/mens-designer-luxury/british-label-a-cold-wall-open-london-pop-up-10883543/


A-COLD-WALL* LFW SS18 'The State Commute Partnership Firm'

Runway - June 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/6/a-cold-wall-2018-spring-summer-backstage-video https://www.complex.com/style/2017/06/acw-lfwm-17

 LEVIS X A-COLD-WALL* repurposed garments - June 2017

http://wwd.com/runway/mens-spring-collections-2018/london/a-cold-wall/review/

 

A-COLD-WALL* Concept Pop up at Charlotte Street News London - July 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/7/a-cold-wall-london-concept-pop-up-event

Installation Experience at H.Lorenzo Los Angeles - July 2017

 

https://www.highsnobiety.com/2017/08/04/cold-wall-h-lorenzo-installation/

https://hypebeast.com/2017/8/a-cold-wall-installation-experience-h-lorenzo


A-COLD-WALL* Concept Installation at CLOT/JUICE Hong Kong - August 2017

 

https://clot.com/blogs/discover/a-cold-wall-hk-concept-installation

READYMADE X A-COLD-WALL* Collaboration Look Book Unveil in WWD -September 2017

 

https://wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/a-cold-wall-collaborates-readymade-unveils-lookbook-samuel-ross-10983272/

 

A-COLD-WALL* Custom Bespoke Collaboration with Takashi Murakami - September 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/9/takashi-murakami-custom-a-cold-wall

Samuel Ross TTTISM Interview - October 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/10/samuel-ross-tattoo-culture

NikeLab x A-COLD-WALL* AIR FORCE ONE HIGH

Official Release - October 2017

 

https://news.nike.com/news/nike-af1-a-cold-wall

 

Samuel Ross HB100 - December 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/hb100/2017/interview/samuelross

 

 

Fragment Design x A-COLD-WALL* 2017 Capsule Collection. December 2017

 https://hbx.com/journal/2017/12/fragment-design-a-cold-wall-2017-capsule-collection

 

Samuel Ross interview at thedrop @ Barneys New York - December 2017

 

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/samuel-ross-thedrop-barneys-interview/

 

A-COLD-WALL*  x SSENSE Capsule Collection - December 2017

 

https://hypebeast.com/2017/12/a-cold-wall-ssense-all-black-collection

 

A-COLD-WALL* LFW AW18 'NATIONAL GALLERY' - January 2018

https://wwd.com/runway/mens-fall-collections-2018/london/a-cold-wall/review/

 

OAKLEY BY SAMUEL ROSS Collection 1 - January 2018

https://hypebeast.com/2018/1/samuel-ross-a-cold-wall-oakley-interview

 

A-COLD-WALL* Interview with i-D - January 2018

 

https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/59wkez/meet-the-team-behind-a-cold-wall

 

 

OAKLEY BY SAMUEL ROSS Installation at CIFF Interview - February 2018

http://showstudio.com/project/ciff_x_stavros_karelis/oakley_by_samuel_ross

 

LVMH Semi-Final Shortlist for 2018 Young Designers Prize Announcement - February 2018

https://www.vogue.com/article/lvmh-prize-2018-finalists-announcement

 

A-COLD-WALL* SPRING/SUMMER 18 Campaign - March 2018

https://hypebeast.com/2018/3/a-cold-wall-spring-summer-2018-campaign

 

A-COLD-WALL* AW18 talk with ShowStudio - March 2018

http://showstudio.com/collection/a_cold_wall_london_menswear_a_w_18/samuel_ross_on_a_cold_wall_a_w_18_voicemail

 

A-COLD-WALL* Womenswear Launch  - April 2018

https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/evqbdn/an-exclusive-first-look-at-a-cold-walls-womenswear-line

 

British Vogue Interview - April 2018

https://www.vogue.co.uk/article/a-cold-wall 

 

A-COLD-WALL* Installation at H.Lorenzo Los Angeles - April 2018

https://hypebeast.com/2018/4/a-cold-wall-h-lorenzo-installation-book-signing-phase-one

 

 

Concrete Objects Collection 2 - April 2018

https://hypebeast.com/2018/4/samuel-ross-jobe-burns-concrete-objects-second-collection

 

 

Slam Jam Socialism Interview- May 2018

 

https://www.slamjamsocialism.com/editorial/samuel-ross-a-cold-wall/ 

POLYTHENE OPTICS* x PLACES+FACES

 

Pop up London - May 2018

 

https://hypebeast.com/2018/5/polythene-optics-places-faces-pop-up-shop-london

 

ANDAM Price Finalist announcement - May 2018

 

https://www.vogue.com/article/andam-2018-finalists-announcement

 

 

AnOther Man interview and feature - June 2018

http://www.anothermanmag.com/style-grooming/10374/how-to-make-a-million-pound-brand-with-a-cold-wall-s-samuel-ross

 

OAKLEY BY SAMUEL ROSS Collection 2 - June 2018

 

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/oakley-samuel-ross-ss19-teaser/

 

 

Samuel Ross Interview with The Guardian -

June 2018

 

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/jun/13/a-cold-walls-samuel-ross-streetwear-class-race-architecture-virgil-abloh-kanye-west-a-cold-wall

 

Vogue interview - July 2018

https://www.vogue.co.uk/gallery/a-cold-wall-phase-one-archive-book

 

 

POLYTHENE OPTICS* Capsule Collection SS18 - July 2018

 

https://hypebeast.com/2018/7/polythene-optics-spring-summer-2018

 

 

A-COLD-WALL* Dover Street Market Singapore 1 year Anniversary Installation - July 2018

 

https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/dover-street-market-singapore-one-year-anniversary/

 

 

Business of Hype with Jeff Staple - July 2018

 

https://hypebeast.com/2018/7/samuel-ross-a-cold-wall-interview-business-of-hype-jeffstaple-episode-14

 

Concrete Objects x Suicoke - August 2018

 

https://concreteobjects.com/object/concrete-objects-x-suicoke-lead-resin-sandal/

 

 

 

ONLINE PRESENCE:

https://instagram.com/SRD_______

a-cold-wall.com/

concreteobjects.com/

https://www.polythene-optics.com/