Rachael Hood

Art DirectorEdinburgh, United Kingdom
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Rachael Hood

Art DirectorEdinburgh, United Kingdom
Projects credited in
  • V&A Dundee x The Skinny
    V&A Dundee x The SkinnyAll of the features produced as part of The Skinny's media partnership with the V&A Dundee, covering the Night Fever: Designing Club Culture exhibition, running from 1 May 2021 until 9 January 2022. As Clubs Editor, I am responsible for commissioning and overseeing all of the content covering the exhibition in the magazine and online, working alongside the V&A Dundee's Media Officer. Art Direction by Rachael Hood (Are You Ready for Love, Culture Club and A (very) Brief History of Scottish Clubbi
  • Edinburgh International Festival x The Skinny
    Edinburgh International Festival x The SkinnyFor the final feature published as part of The Skinny's collaboration with the Edinburgh International Festival, showcasing emerging writers based in Scotland, Chiara Wilkinson looks back on the history of Scottish club flyer and poster design. The feature – written by Chiara and edited by myself – traces back the roots of club flyer and poster design right back to the 1980s and into the present day, highlighting the work of prominent Scottish designers including Caterina Bianchini, Connor MacDo
  • Heads Up
    Heads UpAs Events Editor at The Skinny I was responsible for compiling, writing and sourcing imagery for the monthly Heads Up events calendars in print. During my time in the role we worked to improve and refresh the calendar by reducing the number of events covered, reducing the event description lengths, and focusing in on specific events, in order to make the pages less busy and more readable. Below are some examples of the new look Heads Up, compiled and written by myself. Design by Fiona Hunter and
  • Dance Dance Revolution
    Dance Dance RevolutionMy double page feature looking back on 10 years in Scottish clubbing for the January 2020 issue of The Skinny, featuring interviews with Keith McIvor and Jonnie Wilkes of Optimo and Andrew Thomson of Huntleys & Palmers. Design by Fiona Hunter and Art Direction by Rachael Hood.
  • Music features
    Music featuresA selection of music features I have written.
  • On the Rise
    On the RiseMy double page feature profiling Scottish hip-hop's fastest rising star, NOVA, ahead of her winning the Scottish Album of the Year Award, for the November 2020 issue of The Skinny. Art Direction by Rachael Hood and Design by Fiona Hunter.
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