Steve Hiett went to Art School to study painting where he became interested in graphic art and photography. In 1963 he went to the Royal College of Art and Graphic Design School but became interested in music. He then became a musician in 1966, playing guitar in several bands until various events led him to discover fashion photography. In 1969, Steve worked for Nova, English Vogue and the now defunct Queen Magazine until he moved to France and started working for French Vogue and Marie Claire. He then restarted graphic design working primarily with clients related to the fashion industry. He directed TV commercials often having the opportunity to work with music as well as images. In 1992, he moved to New York and worked as an Art Director for G.V.C and select fashion magazines.
In 1994, Steve worked on his most notable project as the Art Director of Arthur Elgort’s “Model Manual”.
Currently, Steve resides in Paris and works exclusively as a fashion photographer.