Maisie Skidmore
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Maisie Skidmore

Freelance Writer, Editor & Editorial ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
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Maisie Skidmore

Freelance Writer, Editor & Editorial ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Maisie Skidmore is a freelance writer, editor and editorial consultant. She specialises in fashion and art, and their intersection in contemporary culture. She is the editor of Noon, a biannual magazine which explores art and commerce, and a contributing editor of Apartamento, an everyday life interiors magazine. She was previously digital editor of AnOther Magazine and assistant editor at It’s Nice That.
Projects
  • SELFIE by Ken Kagami
    SELFIE by Ken KagamiSELFIE is series of self-portraits by Ken Kagami, designed by HATO. The artist’s first photo book; a weird, wild trip into his brain and his studio bathroom. It was a pleasure to work on this with HATO's very talented team – cc: Kenjiro Kirton, FIBI KUNG, Tilia Bertrand-Shelton, Kurt Champion, and Hannah Claydon, plus invaluable translation and editing by Marigold Warner. Even more so to catch people taking their own selfies in its high-shine cover in bookshops, often unawares. I've been col
  • Studio Cookbook volume three
    Studio Cookbook volume threeOne last book for 2023. Studio Cookbook volume three, published by Hato Press. Our latest contribution to a long line of artist cookbooks. Kenjiro Kirton made the first volume of the Studio Cookbook back in 2010, when he was interning at design studios in London and saw the potential of the working lunch to get people chatting. For this volume, we invited friends, family and collaborators of HATO, plus a handful of people whose work we love and admire, to share a recipe they eat as part of th
  • IKEA & Phaidon – Us & Our Planet
    IKEA & Phaidon – Us & Our PlanetI’m thrilled to share Us & Our Planet, a book I edited for IKEA and Phaidon. Ever since the 1950s, IKEA retailers have visited homes all over the world to find out more about how we live. Inspired by this approach, IKEA and Phaidon teamed up to explore the greatest challenge of our generation - living sustainably - through the lives of activists, artists, athletes, entrepreneurs and many more. In the book, we visit homes, workplaces and shared spaces from Mexico to Moscow, Bali to Beirut to fi
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Projects credited in
  • Rocket Science Magazine - excerpts
    Rocket Science Magazine - excerptsA few excerpts from the first 8 issues of Rocket Science Magazine (www.rocketsciencemagazine.com)
  • Issue #10
    Issue #10Issue #10 is here! Making it to double figures is a cause for celebration so throughout this beauty of an issue we salute and celebrate women who have inspired us, challenged us and made us think differently. We have fun and fascinating conversations with a collection of smart women including rapper Princess Nokia, choreographer Holly Blakey, filmmaker Crystal Moselle, Creative Director at Google Creative Labs, Tea Uglow and Karley Sciortino and Cindy Gallop have forward-thinking conversation a
  • Rocket Science Magazine - Issue 6
    Rocket Science Magazine - Issue 6Portfolio - Irina Rozovsky Interview - Irina Rozovsky by Jack Deese Money Talks - Samantha Cooper and Michelle Groskopf Money Talks photos - Caroline Tompkins and Maggie Shannon Studio Visit - Laura Pannack by Sam Bush Mentor - Jason Hanasik on Jo Ann Walters Bookshelf - Maisie Skidmore Day Off - Jake Stangel First Look - Gabriele Sciotto Soundtrack - Shane Lavalette www.rocketsciencemagazine.com
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Work history
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    EditorNoon Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Commissioning and editing all features for Noon magazine, a biannual print publication which explores art and commerce in contemporary culture.
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    Writer, Editor, Editorial ConsultantVarious
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Editorial features for publications including Riposte, Apartamento, The British Journal of Photography, Magnum Photos, FOAM Magazine, Unseen, Dazed Digital, Into the Gloss and On the Rocks. Talks, chairing panels and hosting events for Barbican Art Gallery, Riposte, The British Journal of Photography, Unseen, and Marguerite. Commercial clients include Converse & J.W. Anderson, Persol, the University of the Arts London, Dazed Studio, Nizo, Gaggenau and Scheybeler.
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Skills
  • Copywriting
  • Branded Content
  • Editorial Strategy
  • Text Editing
  • Interviewing
  • Ad Copywriting
  • Editorial Direction
  • Editorial Commissioning
  • Editorial Writing
Education
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    BA (hons) English LiteratureKing's College London
     - London, United Kingdom
    First class honours.