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Books

Vitamin Ph by TJ Demos book cover

Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography

TJ Demos

I was project editor of this major contemporary photography survey published by Phaidon Press in 2006. I edited all text by the 41 authors who wrote on each of the 121 artists, and the introductory essay by T.J. Demos. I worked with the Managing Editor, Deputy Publisher and Publisher over scheduling, content and overall design of the book, and ensured the delivery of the book on time, on budget and to the highest quality. I worked closely with the designers in London and New York on all aspects of the book, collaborating on layouts and cover design. I also worked closely with the 121 artists and their galleries to decide on the content, ensure the highest quality images and coordinate all caption material. I wrote the general introduction and back cover copy, as well as creating publicity material and consulting on the press campaign.

Workshop Manual by Lubaina Himid book cover

Workshop Manual

Lubaina Himid

I copyedited and proofread the illustrated monograph on Turner Prize-winning artist Lubaina Himid, published by Koenig Books in 2018. The book, which includes essays by seven authors — including Griselda Pollock, Zoé Whitley and Courtney J. Martin — alongside various texts by the artist, was created by Hollybush Gardens gallery in London. It provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary British artist Lubaina Himid’s paintings, sculptures and installations.

One to One by Andreas Martin-Löf book cover

One to One

Andreas Martin-Löf

I copyedited and proofread the Swedish architect Andreas Martin-Löf’s illustrated monograph, published by Art and Theory Publishing in 2019. I worked closely with Andreas Martin-Löf to create the first monograph on his work, covering ten years of architectural projects in Stockholm and around the world.

Fifteen by Alexander Lervik book cover

Fifteen

Alexander Lervik

I copyedited and proofread the Swedish designer Alexander Lervik’s illustrated book, published by Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing in 2013. Celebrating 15 years of furniture design, Lervik asked 15 leading photographers from the art, fashion and music fields to create images of his chairs. Written by Hanna Nova Beatrice, it includes an essay by design critic Justin McGuirk.

My Residence book cover

My Residence

Residence Magazine

I copyedited and proofread five illustrated books on Scandinavian architecture and interior design, published by Residence magazine from 2016 to 2020. Each book covers 20 notable design projects, with accompanying essays.

Historic Houses & Collections Annual book cover

Historic Houses & Collections Annual

National Trust

I copyedited scholarly texts by eight authors for this book published by the National Trust in 2012 in association with Apollo magazine. The National Trust Historic Houses & Collections Annual brings together in-depth articles by leading specialists and curatorial experts. It also features shorter articles, such as high-profile interviews, highlights of recent loans and acquisitions, an exhibition diary and curator-profile pieces.

Exhibition Catalogues

As Spaces Fold, Companions Meet by Eline McGeorge

As Spaces Fold, Companions Meet

Eline McGeorge

I copyedited and proofread the exhibition catalogue published by Dent-De-Leone in 2017. Designed by Åbäke, the book was created in response to the exhibition ‘As Spaces Fold, Companions Meet’ by contemporary Norwegian artist Eline McGeorge, held at Oslo Kunstforening in 2016.

Culturefield by Ryan Gander

Culturefield

Ryan Gander

I proofread the exhibition catalogue published by Koenig Books in 2014. The book was published to coincide with contemporary British artist Ryan Gander’s exhibition ‘Make every show like it’s your last’ at Manchester Art Gallery.

Common Ground: A Critical Reader by David Chipperfield

Common Ground: A Critical Reader

David Chipperfield

I copyedited the publication accompanying the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by British architect David Chipperfield. The book, which included essays by 32 authors, was published by Marsilio Editori in 2012 and designed by John Morgan Studio.

Culpable Earth by Steven Claydon

Culpable Earth

Steven Claydon

I proofread the exhibition catalogue published by Firstsite Gallery in 2012. This monograph on British artist Stephen Claydon includes previously unpublished texts about his work, alongside an extended interview between Claydon and Martin Clark, Artistic Director of Tate St Ives.

Other Publications

Åbäke Postcards

Åbäke Postcards

Åbäke

I proofread this series of postcards published by the design collective Åbäke in 2015. The project collated a selection of great British collections – from those of major institutions to the very personal and idiosyncratic. Curator Mariah Nielson and designers Åbäke and Thomas Bush compiled these collections, which were represented in a series of postcards shown in the UK Pavilion at Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara, Mexico, in 2015.

Perspectives on Making: The Journey of the Maker Library Network

Perspectives on Making: The Journey of the Maker Library Network

British Council

I copyedited the British Council publication created in 2017. With essays by critics, lecturers, researchers and designers, the publication explores the Maker Library Network project through a series of detailed case studies. Perspectives on Making also includes the Maker Library Network bibliography and a full directory of the Maker Libraries around the world.

Shared Spaces and Crafted Objects

Shared Spaces and Crafted Objects

Swedese

I copyedited and proofread promotional exhibition materials for the Swedish design brand.

Magazines

The New Era

I am the Subeditor of this new quarterly magazine produced in Sweden, covering interior design and architecture in Scandinavia and worldwide. I work closely with the Editor and Art Director on all aspects of the magazine, ensuring quality control across the publication. Much of the text is produced by writers using English as a second language, so I am responsible for in-depth editing to produce a magazine of the highest standard for an international audience. Working on the magazine from issue 1, I have been instrumental in creating a house style and ensuring every element of the publication is considered.

The Art Newspaper

I was Assistant Editor for the monthly international art publication from 2008 to 2009. I worked closely with the Editor, the in-house editorial teams in London and New York and correspondents across the world, commissioning the museums section of the paper, writing for the news, museums and previews sections, subediting for all sections and overseeing the production process. I also created and edited unique content for the website.

I currently subedit for The Art Newspaper on a regular basis, working on the main paper as well as supplements and special issues.

Icon Magazine

I was Production Editor for the monthly contemporary architecture and design magazine published by Media 10 from 2006 to 2008. I worked with in-house and freelance writers, the Editor and the Deputy Editor to oversee all content, maintaining house style and a high standard of editorial output, scheduling the production process and liaising with the design team.

I was responsible for the final editing and proofreading of all copy, as well as editing and project managing specialist supplements and guides for the magazine. I also created and edited unique content for the magazine’s website, wrote art reviews and news pieces for the magazine, and managed freelance subeditors.

OnOffice Magazine

I was Production Editor for the monthly workplace architecture and design magazine published by Media 10 from 2006 to 2008. I worked with in-house and freelance writers, the Editor and the Deputy Editor to oversee all content, maintaining house style and a high standard of editorial output, scheduling the production process and liaising with the design team. I was responsible for the final editing and proofreading of all copy.

Disegno Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the quarterly design, architecture and fashion magazine published by Tack Press from 2011 to 2019, and I continue to subedit on a freelance basis for Tack Press on other specialist publications.

Jocks & Nerds Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the quarterly culture and style magazine published by Tack Press from 2013 to 2018, working closely with the Editor, Art Director and writers to oversee all content. I was instrumental in creating and maintaining a house style for the magazine.

GQ Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the monthly men’s culture and lifestyle magazine from 2009 to 2010, working alongside the Chief Subeditor at Condé Nast’s London office.

Apollo Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the monthly art magazine from 2009 to 2014, working closely with the Deputy Editor at the London office.

Dirty Furniture Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the independent design magazine in 2018.

Blueprint Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the monthly architecture and design magazine in 2008.

OK! Magazine

I was a freelance subeditor for the weekly celebrity news magazine in 2008.

Websites

Richard Nagy Website

Richard Nagy Gallery

Richard Nagy

I proofread the London art gallery's full website in 2014. I also copyedited and proofread three exhibition catalogues published by the gallery:

  • Alfred Kubin (2017)
  • George Grosz (2013)
  • The Silverman Collection (2012)

richardnagy.com

John Morgan Studio website screenshot

John Morgan Studio

John Morgan

I proofread the website of design practice John Morgan studio in 2014.

morganstudio.co.uk

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