Faye Robson

Faye Robson – Editor


I'm a freelance project manager, copy-editor and picture researcher with nearly 10 years of experience in illustrated publishing. Experience includes both trade and gallery/ museum publishing.
Architecture Art Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Design DIY & Crafts Fashion & Textiles Photography Writing & Publishing
English (UK) English (US)

Work experience

V&A Publishing, London

Oct, 2013 — Mar, 2015 (over 1 year)

• Lead creative teams to produce exhibition catalogues and trade publications for international distribution: 'Shoes: Pleasure and Pain', 'The Biba Years', 'London Couture' etc.
• Developed and commissioned titles in fashion and textiles.

Hayward Publishing, London

Sep, 2010 — Oct, 2013 (about 3 years)

• Project manager for high-profile titles including 'Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences', from conception through production.
• Assisted Art Publisher in planning team strategy, schedule and budget.

Aperture Foundation, New York

Feb, 2010 — Jun, 2010 (5 months)

Phaidon Press, London

Oct, 2007 — Jan, 2010 (over 2 years)


This beautiful small-format book presents a range of key works by the major English sculptor, Henry Moore (1898-1986), and examines his early relationship with the Arts Council Collection (ACC) as advisor to its acquisitions committee in the early 1950s. Henry... read more
Originally trained as a photojournalist and bookmaker, Dayanita Singh (born 1961) has exhibited widely both in India and abroad. Her work often takes a curious view of the everyday, and is characterized by an unsparing view of her subject matter. Best known fo... read more
Charles James (1906–1978)—one of the most celebrated and sought-after couturiers of his day, and subject of a major exhibition in summer 2014 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art—won ecstatic praise for his highly innovative designs. Without formal training, he c... read more
British artist Gary Hume (born 1962) first found international fame in the early 1990s, with his series of bold, abstract "door paintings." As one of the leading "Young British Artists" (YBAs), his work was featured in Damien Hirst's Freeze and Charles Saatchi... read more
David Bailey: Look

Jackie Higgins

One of the first celebrity photographers, David Bailey socialized with many of the cultural icons of the 60s - he lived with Mick Jagger, married the legendary French film actress Catherine Deneuve and had relationships with the models Jean Shrimpton and Penel... read more
Telling a story of class and taste, aspiration and identity, the tapestry series The Vanity of Small Differences by Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry (born 1960) was conceived up and down the length and breadth of the U.K., as Perry traveled for Channe... read more
The first major retrospective of the work of Alexander Calder (1898-1976) in the UK for twenty years opens at Tate Modern in November 2015. Calder was one of the most popular American artists of the 20th century. He is known for his invention of the mobile and... read more
The first book to focus on the evolving wardrobe of Cecil Beaton, whose brilliant style is being celebrated afresh as classic tailoring comes back in vogue When fashion photographer and costume designer Cecil Beaton died in 1980, it was not surprising that one... read more
From the sky-high coiffures of Marie Antoinette to Victorian hoop skirts, from the sheer gowns of Pride and Prejudice era to the flat-chested 1920s flapper, Style and Satire tells the story of European fashion and its most extreme trends through lavish fashion... read more
The Biba Years: 1963-1975

Barbara Hulanicki

A revealing look at the fashion revolution of the 1960s and ’70s through the groundbreaking, hip, and now-legendary London emporium Biba, this book looks at “the most beautiful store in the world.” Biba, founded in 1963 by designer Barbara Hulanicki, quickly g... read more
Beautiful, sculptural objects, shoes are powerful indicators of gender, status, identity, taste, and even sexual preference. Our choice in shoes can be aspirational, even fantastical—and can project an image not just of who we are, but of who we want to be. Fe... read more
London Couture 1923–1975 is the first book to examine, in detail, the luxurious garments produced by the rarefied London couture industry—from lavish ball gowns to sharply tailored suits, by way of spectacular royal dress—as well as the designers who conceived... read more

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