Loughlin Joseph

Nick Compton

Nick Compton was previously features director and acting editor of Wallpaper*, and is now contributing editor. Based in London, his writing covers fashion, art, photography, design, film, music, travel, architecture, retail, and technology. He cut his teeth at The Face and Arena, and his work has since appeared in periodicals in the UK and the US, including Condé Nast Traveler, Details, Numéro, The Observer Magazine, The Saturday Telegraph Magazine, and WIRED. He works as co-curator of the WIRED Smarter conference, and with The Economist Group’s in-house content studio BrandConnect.


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Loughlin Joseph is an editorial bureau and commercial consultancy founded by Ruari Mahon in 2021. 

Our language artists are editors and writers with roots in global publishing across style, culture, design, architecture, and business. Rethinking “copy” as a function, we craft distinct brand language and identity through an approach that is integrated with values, positioning, and commercial direction. 

Our commercial consulting begins at the center of a brand and builds outwards. We foster collaboration between communications and commerce. We optimize nature and strengths, which translate into seamless, full-spectrum strategies for growth. 

Clients include CDLP, Centra, CHIMI, Community Clothing, FEIT, JMDS, John Sheppard, Lætitia Jacquetton, Lauren Manoogian, and Mara Hoffman.