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Founder, CEO, editor-in-chief of Deezen, Marcus Fairs, dies at aged 54

Former founding editor of the British architecture and design magazine icon, Marcus Fairs is the editor of the online design publication Dezeen.

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Dezeen magazine’s creator Marcus Fairs passed away at the age of 54.

We regret to inform you of the tragic and unexpected passing of Marcus Fairs, 54, founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of Dezeen. Marcus, a talented journalist, creative businessman, and dearly loved husband, father, coworker, and friend was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday of last week after growing ill.

After spending a brief time in intensive care, he passed away on June 30, 2022, Thursday. The Dezeen team appealed for privacy for Marcus’ family as well as the Dezeen colleagues during this trying time and pledged to carry on Marcus’ work to “guarantee his legacy survives the test of time.”

Marcus Fairs Age, Family, Early Life

On November 27, 1967(54 years old), Marcus Fairs was born in Canada. He holds a british Nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

marcus fairs family

David Fairs and Georgina Ledward are Marcus Fairs’ parents, as is his sister Elly Fairs.

Marcus Fairs Wife, What about his Children?

Rupinder Bhogal, a director for Dezeen, is the wife of Marcus Fairs, and Jordi and Millie Fairs are his kids.

Marcus Fairs’s Career, What was his profession?

Dezeen’s creator and editor-in-chief are Marcus Fairs. He is the first internet journalist to receive a Royal Institute of British Architects Honorary Fellowship. In January 2017, the award was given in recognition of “the significant contribution he has made to architecture.” He was listed by the Evening Standard in 2018 as one of the 1,000 most influential persons in London.

He has also received awards for the business editor of the year and journalist of the year. Marcus, a 3D design graduate, started out writing for the architecture magazine Building Design before moving on to Building, where he eventually became deputy editor. Additionally, he did freelance work for magazines like Conde Nast Traveler, The Guardian, Blueprint, and The Independent on Sunday.

He founded icon, a global journal of architecture and design, in 2003, and served as its editor until November 2006. Under Marcus, the publication quickly made a name for itself as one of the most prestigious and prominent publications in the field of design, taking home a number of honors such as Launch of the Year and Designer of the Year in 2003, as well as Monthly Magazine of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Marcus received multiple honors for Icon, including the Journalist of the Year and Architectural Journalist of the Year awards in 2002. (2004). In 2005, he received a BSME award for Best Brand-Building Initiative.


Marcus frequently makes appearances on radio and television. In 2003, he produced a documentary for the BBC about the French designer Philippe Starck, and in 2006, he starred in the popular BBC series Home. Marcus is a skilled public speaker who has given speeches at events in a variety of cities, including London, Tokyo, New York, Stockholm, and Cape Town. The books Twenty-First Century Design, Green Design, Dezeen Book of Ideas, and Dezeen Book of Interviews were all authored by Marcus. Twenty-First Century Design was first released in October 2006 and is currently in its third edition (published May 2013).

How much is Marcus Fairs Net worth?

Marcus Fairs’ net worth is thought to be greater than $10 million USD based on his profession. The Evening Standard recognized him as one of London’s most important individuals in 2018.

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Additionally, he was included in the Progress 1,000, a ranking of significant figures in business, politics, society, and health.              

Which school and college did he go to?

Marcus Fairs graduated from the University of Wolverhampton with a BA Hons in 3D Design.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Marcus Fairs is available on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has 1,558+ followers on Facebook, 20.4k+ followers on Instagram, and 15.5k+ followers on Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Marcus Fairs’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorBlack and white
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Marcus Fairs’s should be knows

Zodiac signSagittarius
Relationship StatusSingle