About LIM College

Grailing King

Grailing King

Visual Merchandising
Clinical Instructor

Grailing King, who started teaching at LIM College on a part-time basis in 2006, is currently a full-time faculty member in the Visual Merchandising Department. Among the courses he teaches are Introduction to Visual Merchandising, Visual Presentation, and History, Theory & Practice of Visual Merchandising.

As a visual merchandiser with vast professional experience in New York City, Professor King has created visual display installations for several top retail locations. During his time at Macy’s Herald Square he had the opportunity to work on every floor of the store. At Victoria’s Secret he oversaw the flagship store as Visual Co-Director and then moved on to the Women’s Accessories and Cosmetics departments at Bergdorf Goodman.

Professor King holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Illinois State University and a Certificate in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. He received LIM College's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2014.

A member of BRAG (Black Retail Action Group), Professor King enjoys traveling throughout the world in his spare time and in 2014 he led LIM's Cross-Cultural Analysis trip to Amsterdam and Paris.


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