Recent Features

Something Old, Something New, Times LUXX, March 10 2018

Shine On, How to Spend It, March 3rd 2018

Perfect Weekend Jim Olson, How to Spend It, March 3rd 2018

Perfect Weekend Bill Amberg, How to Spend It, January 6th 2018

The Aesthete Susie Hoodless, How to Spend It, January 6th 2018

House of Fun, Saturday Telegraph 25th November 2017

Past Masters Bronze Lamps, Superior Interiors, How to Spend It, October 27 2017

Perfect Weekend Shane Connolly, Superior Interiors How to Spend It, October 27 2017

Heat of the Moment, How to Spend It October 7th 2017

The Aesthete Peter Ting, How to Spend It Friday edition, October 13th 2017

Back to the Future, Homes & Antiques, October 2017

Finders Keepers Art Furniture, How to Spend It Friday edition, September 29th 2017

Perfect Weekend David Harber, Smart Arts, How to Spend It September 23rd 2017

Centre of Excellence, Design Centre Guide, A/W 17

Life & Console, How to Spend It, September 2nd 2017

Perfect Weekend Andre Fu, How to Spend It, September 2nd 2017

I also write regular exhibition previews and design profiles for How to Spend It.comhttps://howtospendit.ft.com/search?q=charlotte+abrahams

Up coming events

Talks: I will be chairing the panel discussion Rooms of Our Own at Design Club, 3rd Floor, South Dome, Chelsea Harbour on Tuesday 6th March as part of London Design Week. 11.30am-12.30pm ‘With individualism fast becoming the design world’s most favourite word, writer Charlotte Abrahams talks to three leading interior designers about how they navigate this rise in personal expression. Sophie Ashby, founder of Studio Ashby, Hubert Zandberg of his eponymous studio and Susie Atkinson of Susie Atkinson Design explore today’s shifting interior landscape, discussing whether design is now driven less by fashion and more by the desire for a curated narrative that reflects who we are.  Or is individualism itself simply a trend by another name?’

You can book your ticket here: http://www.dcch.co.uk/London-Design-Week-2018-Conversations-in

Curating: The September 2018 edition of new talent showcase Spotted will run at Olympia London as part of Top Drawer Autumn from 9th -11th September 2018, featuring over 40 new, design-led brands.  https://www.topdrawer.co.uk/spotted#/

Recent exhibitions, talks & shows

Talks: Exploring Hygge: Celebrating the Simple Things in Life. A hygge workshop with Psychologies Magazine on 10th October 2017 at Conway Hall, London

Talks: I was in conversation with Bill Amberg, Michael Ruh and Linda Morey-Burrows at Focus/17, discussing Making Difference, The Importance of Bespoke Craft in Interior Projects. http://www.dcch.co.uk/Focus17-Conversations-In-Design

Judging: I was one of the judges for New Designers of the Year Award 2017 (Part 1) http://www.newdesigners.com/awards/

Talks: I addressed an audience of architects and interior designers, talking about the impact of hygge in the well-designed workplace at Icons of Denmark as part of Clerkenwell Design Week 2017


HYGGE A Celebration of Simple Pleasures, Living the Danish Way

The paperback version of my latest book is out now, published by Trapeze


The spring 2018 edition of Spotted drew the crowds at Top Drawer Autumn in January and the inaugural Spotted Award went to Stay Sixty. I am now selecting for the September 2018 edition. 

I put together the talk/tour Bespoke Walls: How to Commission a Wallpaper with Claire Coles as part of London Craft Week 2017.

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.

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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
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About Me

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

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