Omar has developed editorial projects working with various magazines such as Metal, Kilimanjaro and Fanzine 137. In 2008,
together with his business partner Nacho Alegre, Omar founded the magazine Apartamento.
Two years later he went on to win the prestigious Yellow Pencil Award and Apartamento was awarded the best complete magazine of 2010 by the Designers and Art Directors Association (UK).
An everyday life interiors magazine, Apartamento was launched in 2008 and has since become an award-winning cult publication that is also one of the most respected independent titles in the market.
Rosa Park is the editor and co-founder of Cereal:
a magazine she co-founded with Cereal's creative director Rich Stapleton in 2012.
She also works as a freelance creative consultant to international brands and emerging businesses.
Prior to Cereal, she worked in fashion and beauty marketing in New York.
Cereal Magazine is a biannual travel and style publication with two foreign language editions, in Korean and Mandarin, and is about to release its third in Russian. Cereal also publishes a series of city guidebooks, and works as a creative consultancy to brands worldwide.
Claudia Wu is co-founder of Cherry Bombe Magazine and a freelance creative director.
Prior to this, she co-founded Orphan, a multidisciplinary creative agency,
and was design director of artist Peter Halley’s Index Magazine, and art director of V and
Cherry Bombe is a bi-annual publication celebrating women and food—those who grow it, make it, serve it, style it, enjoy it, and everything in between. Founded in 2013 by Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu, it has expanded its scope with Radio Cherry Bombe, and its annual food conference, Cherry Bombe Jubilee.
With years of experience as the art and creative director of magazines like Time Out, Jeremy, an awarded member of D&AD,
has established himself as an authority on editorial design with his blog and studio MagCulture; along with organising magazine conferences around the world.
Jeremy Leslie looks at contemporary magazines in the context of today’s digital media. His books The Modern Magazine and Independence reflect the content of his blog MagCulture, which focuses on editorial design, concentrating on the current, with forays into history and a firm eye on the future.
Kai Brach was a web designer of ten years before starting a print-only magazine in 2012.
As a one-man operation, he is the publisher, editor and art director of Offscreen: a magazine in which he combines both his love of technology and the web, and the unique experience of printed magazines.
Offscreen is an independent magazine about people who use the internet and technology to be creative, solve problems, and build successful businesses. Captured in enduring print, it documents stories of creativity and passion that shape the digital age.
After graduating from college in 1991, Takahiro Kinoshita immediately started his career as an editor for men's fashion magazines. Through numerous experiences with magazines, he breathed new life into Popeye magazine when he became editor-in-chief in 2012.
Popeye is a fashion magazine with a broad understanding of its cultural context. Main readers are men in their 20s; those who are in the process of becoming a man and those who are always youthful at heart.
Since its launch in 2014, Seb Emina has been editor-in-chief of The Happy Reader. He has contributed to newspapers and magazines internationally,
including The FT, Fantastic Man, The Gentlewoman and The Guardian, and is author of The Breakfast Bible.
A collaboration between Fantastic Man and Penguin Books, The Happy Reader is a quarterly magazine that celebrates the pure pleasure of reading and the calming luxury of being offline. Each issue has a long conversation with a book fanatic, and a series of features inspired by a single classic ‘Book of the Season’.
With a background in visual communication and journalism, Jerry’s love for publications and story-telling led him to create
Underscore in 2009, and its counterpart The U Press in 2013. Creative director and co-founder of multi-disciplinary design studio Hjgher,
Jerry also runs The Design Society Singapore, and believes that design should be honest, timeless, and above all, human.
Underscore is an independent magazine with thematic content attuned to a simple rhythm; quality of life. Underscore was derived to underline or highlight simple values that were important but neglected in everyday lives.
Polly and Chris used to work as jewellery designers, with a client list consisting of esteemed British brands like
Paul Smith, Cath Kidston and Matthew Williamson, before starting Wrap in 2010 to showcase emerging illustration and design.
Wrap is a celebration of the very best in contemporary illustration, design and creative culture from around the world. Combining publication with product, each issue also includes five pull-out sheets of wrapping paper created especially for the issue, so readers can share the illustrations with others.