Nick Merrick, partner and founding principal of Steve Hall + Nick Merrick Photographers, is recognized as one of the leading architectural photographers working today. Nick's work gained notoriety as the longtime senior photographer of Hedrich Blessing. He holds a BFA from The University of Michigan and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Nick is widely published and his work appears regularly in architectural and design journals worldwide, including A+U, Architectural Record, Architecture Magazine, Interior Design, Contract, and Graphis. His work is also featured prominently in books and monographs on Perkins + Will; Curtis Worth Fentress; Zimmer Gunsul Frasca; Krueck+Sexton and Skidmore, and Owings & Merrill, among others. Architect Magazine (May 2011 issue) featured Nick and his working philosophy in their “Business Best Practices” section.
With the artist Michele Oka Doner, Nick directed the video short film “A Walk on the Beach”, shown at Art Basel Miami 2011. Among Nick Merrick’s recent assignments are: the United Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport for Krueck + Sexton Architects; the Water Institute of the Gulf, Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Perkins + Will; the Arizona State University BioDesign Institute for ZGF Architects; and the Makers Quarter Building, San Diego, California for BNIM Architects.