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Tamar Shafrir

Tamar Shafrir - Editor

Genoa, Italy

Architect and designer by training, writer and editor by love of language, soft spot for the novel circa 1927

Overview

Trained as an architect and designer, I have worked as a design journalist, copy-editor, and proofreader for various magazines, books, and academic publications related to visual culture.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles Architecture Art Design DIY & Crafts Home & Garden Photography Technology Travel

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Design
  • Master of Design

Work experience

Contributing writer

Gestalten
December, 2013 – February, 2014 (2 months)

Researched and wrote 100 project descriptions for Printing Things, a book on innovations in 3D printing for product design

Freelance journalist and copy-editor

Domus magazine
October, 2012 – June, 2013 (8 months)

Wrote a series of articles on design and architecture for print magazine and website; copy-edited individual articles written by non-native English speakers; proofread and fact-checked a guidebook to 100 European universities and academies of architecture or design

Catalogue editor

Istanbul Design Biennial
July, 2012 – October, 2012 (3 months)

Edited bilingual catalogue set for a Turkish design biennial, totalling four volumes and 1,500 pages of essays, transcripts, bibliographies, and event information; researched and wrote project descriptions for seventy exhibited works

Proofreader

Danish fashion researcher
January, 2010 – December, 2014 (almost 5 years)

Proofread academic articles, book chapters, book proposals, and conference applications for a non-native English speaker and PhD in fashion theory

Portfolio (3 selected works)

SQM: The Quantified Home

The way we live is rapidly changing under pressure from multiple forces financial, environmental, technological, geopolitical. What we used to call home may not even exist anymore, having transmuted into a financial commodity of which the square meter is the basic unit. Yet, domesticity and the domestic space ceased long ago to be present in the architectural agenda. SQM, produced for the 2014... read more

The way we live is rapidly changing under pressure from multiple forces financial, environmental, technological, geopolitical. What we used to call home may not even exist anymore, having transmuted into a financial commodity of which the square meter is the basic unit. Yet, domesticity and the domestic space ceased long ago to be present in the architectural agenda. SQM, produced for the 2014... read more

Printing Things: Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing

An inspirational and understandable exploration of the creative potential of 3D printing that introduces outstanding projects, key experts, and the newest technologies. Designers, trendscouts, scientists, and companies all agree --the golden age of 3D prin

An inspirational and understandable exploration of the creative potential of 3D printing that introduces outstanding projects, key experts, and the newest technologies. Designers, trendscouts, scientists, and companies all agree --the golden age of 3D prin

Konstantin Grcic: Panorama

Paola Antonelli, Jan Boelen

Konstantin Grcic (born 1965) is one of the leading designers of our time. Many of his creations, such as Chair_One (2004) or the Mayday lamp (1999), are already recognized as design classics. Konstantin Grcic: Panorama is being published in conjunction with the largest solo exhibition on Grcic to date. It constitutes the first catalogue raisonné of the designer's work and documents more than 3... read more

Konstantin Grcic (born 1965) is one of the leading designers of our time. Many of his creations, such as Chair_One (2004) or the Mayday lamp (1999), are already recognized as design classics. Konstantin Grcic: Panorama is being published in conjunction with the largest solo exhibition on Grcic to date. It constitutes the first catalogue raisonné of the designer's work and documents more than 3... read more

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