Just Look Natural, Guardian Weekend May 7th

Highly Irregular, How to Spend It April 16th 2016 372_Disrupted_forms_2halfs.rc

The Cult Shop, Monologue London, How to Spend It April 16th 2016 372_CS_monologue_IS

Floored Genius. How to Spend It 2nd April 2016 367_Painterly_Rugs3IS

Dolls’ Houses, Past Masters, How to Spend It 6th February 2016 http://howtospendit.ft.com/home-accessories/100391-dolls-houses

Perfect Weekend Rabih Hage, How to Spend It 9th January 2016 361_PW_Rabih_HageZA

A La Corrode, How to Spend It December 5th  2015 359_RustML_V2

The Thoughtful Home, Guestbook, Autumn 2015 Guestbook

It isn’t all Yellow, Stella Magazine 27th September 2015 It isn’t all Yellow

Need to Now, How to Spend It.com - www.howtospendit.ft.com/need-to-now

The Bespokesperson, How to Spend It.com www.howtospendit.ft.com/the-bespokesperson

Ecquisitions, How to Spend It.com - www.howtospendit.ft.com/e-cquisitions

Reconnoisseur, How to Spend It.com - http://howtospendit.ft.com/style/93031-spats-boots

Up coming events 

Books: I am delighted to announce that my next book, Hygge, A Celebration of Simple Pleasures. Living the Danish Way will be published by Orion/Trapeze in the autumn. For publicity enquiries contact Mark McGinlay, mark.mcginlay@orionbooks.co.uk

Curating: I am now selecting for the autumn edition of new talent showcase Spotted which will run as part of Top Drawer Autumn 11th-13th September 2016 at Olympia London, http://www.topdrawer.co.uk/new-talent-sectors/spotted Application forms can be downloaded here: www.topdrawer.co.uk/spotted-application-autumn-2016

Recent exhibitons, talks & shows

Curating: The Craft of Wallpaper, sponsored by Graham & Brown in association with London Craft Week, The Geffrye Museum from 3rd-8th May 2016. Featuring work byClaire Coles, Elise Menghini, Helen Morley, Graham & Brown, Identity Papers, Juliet Chadwick, Linda Florence, Erica Wakerly and Fromental.

‘Another triumph for curator Charlotte Abrahams,’ Barbara Chandler

‘My London Craft Week highlight,‘ Richard Edwards, Arts Council England

Talks: Panel Discussion, Is the role of the hand more or less relevant in the digital world? with Julian Stair and Fred Baier, Contemporary Applied Arts 5th May, 2016 as part of London Craft Week.

Conversations in Design, London Design Week 2016.  In conversation with Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham of cult pattern company Patternity discussing the inspirational power of pattern. https://accessgreatdesign.wordpress.com/2016/03/18/right-here-right-now-with-charlotte-abrahams-3/

Curating: Guest curator for Crafty Fox Spring 2016 Markets http://www.craftyfoxmarket.co.uk/

Curating: The 11th edition of new design showcase Spotted, featuring 38 new brands, drew the crowds at Top Drawer Spring in January 2016. http://www.topdrawer.co.uk/new-talent-sectors/spotted

Talk: A Life in Wallpaper at Norwich University of the Arts, 21st January 2016

Latest Books

I have been working with Ebury Press on MADE: A Book of Style, Food & Fitness by Millie Mackintosh published 10th September 2015


Please follow the links above for more information on these and other projects.


Charlotte Abrahams is the author of three books: Wallpaper, A collection of Modern Prints; Wallpaper the Ultimate Guide and A Place to Live. She is also co-editor of Orla Kiely Home.

Read More

Current Clients

Charlotte works for clients, including:

  • Alto Magazine
  • Aon
  • Clarion Events
  • Crafts Magazine
  • Design Centre Chelsea Harbour
  • Financial Times How to Spend It
  • Guardian Weekend
  • Hi-Arts
  • Living Etc
  • Octopus Publishing
  • Quadrille Publishing
  • Stroud International Textiles
  • Telegraph Magazine
Read More

About Me

Charlotte Abrahams is a freelance writer, curator and editor specialising in design and the applied arts.

Read More
Follow Charlotte Abrahams on Twitter