Nigel (1964). English designer. Designing textiles is his great passion. After attending very prestigious schools like the Portsmouth College of Art and the Winchester School of Art, in 1987 he opened his own workshop specialized in the production and artisanal printing of fabric at Smithfield Market in London. His special, rich and innovative fabrics found a place in the Collections of interior decorators, fashion designers, costume designers and theater and set designers. In 1991 Atkinson moved to Camden Square, redoubled his efforts and created, in 1994, his own griffe, Nigel Atkinson Accessories. In 1996 he was invited to the first Biennale di Firenze and participated in the Visitors Exhibition organized by Luigi Settembrini and Franca Sozzani. His work was shown at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure.
He has worked with Romeo Gigli and Alberta Ferretti. He has designed costumes for the cinema and theater as well as fabrics for interior decoration.