About Charlotte Abrahams

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, The Design Edit, Design Anthology UK, Guardian Weekend Magazine, CRAFTS, Saturday Telegraph Magazine, Stella Magazine, Times LUXX 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. 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. It has been published in Australia, Korea, Taiwan and South Korea. Her latest book, Love Pattern, Choosing Patterns to Live With will be published by Ivy Press in November 2020.

Charlotte’s ghost writing projects include Orla Kiely Home, (October 2013, Octopus); Made, A Book of Lifestyle, Fitness and Food by Millie Mackintosh (September 2015, Ebury) and Looking at the Stars, Lewis Hine (April 2018/September 2019, Blink). She was also Text Development Editor on Open, Frankie Bridge (February 2020, Octopus)

Charlotte’s curating credits include Rodmarton Reimagined, which ran as part of Crafts Alive with the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen in September 2017 and The Craft of Wallpaper at the Geffrye Museum, May 2016. She also puts together the bi-annual new design Spotted Bursary 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.

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