Mark Hooper

Mark Hooper

Freelance Editor / Writer / ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
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Mark Hooper

Mark Hooper

Freelance Editor / Writer / ConsultantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
An award-winning editor, journalist, copywriter, author and consultant with over 25 years experience.
  • Bang & Olufsen
    Bang & OlufsenCopywriting and consultancy
  • Seiko advertorial for Brummell magazine
    Seiko advertorial for Brummell magazineShow Media asked me to edit, collate and write an advertorial on Japanese design philosophy for Seiko to run in Brummell magazine. This included an essay on Japanese aesthetics as well as interviews with some of the world’s most inspiring creative talents – Mark Cho, Bill Amberg, Maureen Doherty and Studio Swine – on how Japanese design informs their work… (Illustrations by Aistė Stancikaitė)
  • The Yellow Paper for Hingston Studio/Veuve Clicquot's The Widow Series: Rebels
    The Yellow Paper for Hingston Studio/Veuve Clicquot's The Widow Series: RebelsI edited and wrote the newspaper-format catalogue for Tom Hingston Studio’s ‘Rebels’ – a D&AD pencil-winning experiential installation for Veuve Clicquot’s Widow Series in December 2018 (a celebration of British music and club culture told through a series of multimedia art spaces). The Yellow Paper included an opening essay on British club spirit and exclusive interviews with leading creatives including Nick Knight, Jehnny Beth of Savages and photography duo Warren du Perez and Nick Thornton Jo
Projects credited in
    THE FACEAfter 15 years out of circulation, The Face have returned with an online magazine and print publication. We helped the relaunch by creating a series of digital assets bringing to life editorial content on and their social channels.
  • Esquire
  • Cræftiga Prize
    Cræftiga PrizeCræftiga is a major new talent search, aimed at unearthing the next generation of undiscovered craftspeople. The winners’ work will be exhibited at the British Craft Pavilion within London Design Fair in September 2018, and will receive mentoring including PR, promotional, design, communication and editorial support from Hole & Corner over the course of a year, as well as insight from our extensive network of makers, influencers and industry leaders. While we are dedicated to supporting traditional craft and skills, Cræftiga is a future-facing enterprise: we will reward the most innovative and sustainable processes, plus uses and applications of materials. Cræftiga is open to makers born after September 1, 1982 and who are British-based. Makers should submit one piece of work made after January 1, 2017. The award is aimed at anyone whose work covers the spectrum of art, craft or design. We will be looking in particular for projects that take the heritage of craft and making as inspiration and push it into new, sustainable and innovative spaces. Your entry should consist of: 100 words describing yourself and your practice 100 words describing the project you are submitting Up to 5 images (no more than 10MB in total). Video, Dropbox, website or WeTransfer links will not be accepted The closing date for entries is 31 July, 2018 Apply Here
Work history
    Editorial DirectorHole & Corner
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Founding editor of acclaimed independent magazine / brand agency focusing on celebrating craft, beauty, passion and skill in the creative industries
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Overseeing an integrated customer communication strategy for Virgin Media from launch, including a multi-award-winning magazine and digital solutions including email, social media and apps for a combined audience of 3.2million.
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  • Editing
  • Copwriting
  • Curating Content
  • Curating
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    Launch of the year, Editorial Solution, Best Overall Creative Solution, Best Designed MagazinePPA
    Virgin Media Electric! magazine