Media/Publishing

Liv Little

Liv Little is a curator, audio producer, filmmaker and the Editor-in-Chief of gal-dem, a fledgling media empire run exclusively by women of colour, which was founded in 2015. It aims to empower and support the creative work of young women of colour through “breaking down tired stereotypes and thrusting their work and thoughts into mainstream discussion in a […]

Francesca Panetta

An multi-award winning digital artist and journalist, Panetta has lead immersive innovation at the Guardian for the last 10 years. She currently runs the Guardian’s in-house virtual reality production studio, dedicated to creating groundbreaking content. The studio’s first VR project – a virtual experience of solitary confinement – won attention around the world as an […]

Casey Bird

Refinery29 has earned a loyal following with its frank coverage of sex, politics, pop culture, fashion and women’s issues. As Creative Lead on Branded Content, Casey Bird is responsible for working with clients from Net-a-Porter to Samsung to create engaging content on a wide range of topics. Before joining Refinery29, Bird was a freelance creative […]

Maurizio Cattelan & Pierpaolo Ferrari

Artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari first worked together as imagemakers in 2009, creating a prescient editorial for W magazine’s annual Art Issue. The pair went on to create TOILETPAPER in 2010, their biannual art magazine (art directed by Micol Talso) for which they create photographs that fuse the vernacular of commercial imagemaking with […]

Unit Editions

Many of the best business ideas come out of frustration at not being able to find what you want, done in the way you want it done. Unit Editions is an independent publishing venture, producing books for an international audience of designers, design students and followers of visual culture. It was formed in 2010 by […]

Penny Martin

The Gentlewoman has become a unique force in contemporary magazine publishing. Since 2010 it has celebrated “modern women of style and purpose” and through the quality of its writing and design it is resolutely, as Martin has said, a magazine for “actual readers”, a far cry from the traditional fashion glossies. Online, thegentlewoman.com supports a […]

Ronojoy Dam

Founded in 1991, Dazed magazine remains one of the most respected and influential voices in youth media. The Dazed Media Group now includes leading arts, fashion and culture titles AnOther, Another Man and NOWNESS and in-house creative agency Dazed Media Studio, which has created innovative digital campaigns, original films and events for the likes of […]

Pip Jamieson

After working in marketing for MTV in both Australia and New Zealand, Jamieson co-founded The Loop, designed to be a more creative-minded version of LinkedIn, in 2009. In 2014, she swapped Australia for a houseboat in London’s Kings Cross and founded a new platform for creatives, The Dots, with a mission to connect 1 million […]

Mark Cropper

Papermaking, in some form, has been going on in the picturesque setting of Burneside, Cumbria, since the 18th century. In 1845 James Cropper established a mill there which today is overseen by his great, great, great grandson Mark. Cropper combines his role as chair of James Cropper paper with an interest in sustainable energy (he […]

Anna Higgs

Anna Higgs is a producer and creative executive working at the intersection of film and digital storytelling. She works at the forefront of connecting the best storytelling and with audiences for a range of companies including The Ink Factory, the Clore Leadership Programme and Film London. In 2015 she was appointed Creative Director at global […]

Lauren Laverne

Lauren Laverne famously began her musical career while still at school. Following some moderate chart success with her indie band Kenickie, she moved into broadcasting, first at XFM and then BBC 6 Music where she now hosts a daily show, as well as Late Night Woman’s Hour for Radio 4 and various TV presenting gigs. […]

Jeremy Leslie

If the indie magazine movement has a spiritual home it is the magCulture shop in London. Here, the shelves bulge with all manner of passion projects, while regular magCulture Meets lectures and launches bring together the mag-making community. A magazine art director all his working life, Jeremy Leslie’s passion for print first found voice in […]

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