Wayne Hemingway is co-founder of fashion label Red or Dead and HemingwayDesign.
Wayne set up Hemingway Design after selling Red or Dead in a multi-million cash deal in 1999. Hemingway Design joined forces with building firm Wimpey to work on various housing projects specialising in affordable and social design.
Wayne is the Chairman of Building for Life, CABE (Commission for Architecture and The Built Environment) a funded organisation that promotes excellence in the quality of design of new housing. He is a Professor in the Built Environment department of Northumbria University, a writer for architectural and housing publications as well as a judge of international design competitions including the regeneration of Byker in Newcastle and Salford in Greater Manchester.