Charlotte Abrahams is a freelance writer and curator specialising in design and the applied arts. She trained at Central St Martin’s and since then has written regular features, columns and profiles for the national press, including: Financial Times How to Spend It, How to Spend It.com, Guardian Weekend Magazine (where she had a weekly column, Style Slave, for 10 years), CRAFTS, Saturday Telegraph Magazine, Stella Magazine and Homes & Antiques.
Charlotte’s first book, Wallpaper the Ultimate Guide, was published by Quadrille in October 2009. It was re-issued as Wallpaper a Collection of Modern Prints in 2013 and combined sales are in excess of 22,000 copies. She was Contributing Editor on both Made, A Book of Lifestyle, Fitness and Food by Millie Mackintosh (September 2015, Ebury) and Orla Kiely Home, (October 2013, Octopus). Her most recent project, Hygge, A Celebration of Simple Pleasures. Living the Danish Way was published in hardback by Trapeze on 13th October 2016. The paperback edition was published in September 2017.
Charlotte also works as a curator. Her most recent a exhibition, The Craft of Wallpaper ran at the Geffrye Museum as part of London Craft Week 2016 and she also puts together the bi-annual new design showcase Spotted at influential trade fairs Top Drawer Spring and Top Drawer Autumn.
As a highly respected design journalist she is often asked to chair discussions and sit on selection panels.
Charlotte is available for commission.