Tony Chambers (Wallpaper*)
Tony has driven the growth of the Wallpaper* brand through the development of a hugely successful website, exhibitions and events and the iconic series of pocket City Guides published in conjunction with Phaidon press. He joined Wallpaper* as Creative Director in 2003 and was appointed Editor-In-Chief in 2007. Since joining Wallpaper*, he pushed the highly respected re-design, including the creation of a new and unique font for the magazine thus attracting some of the world’s most exciting and talented photographers and illustrators.
Prior to Wallpaper*, Tony had been Art Director at Condé Nast’s flagship male lifestyle title, British GQ Magazine for six years. During that period he also acted as a creative consultant on other International Condé Nast titles. Prior to joining Condé Nast, Tony was Art Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine. Tony has twice received the title Art Director of the Year at the prestigious Periodical Publishers Association Awards. He picked up the award for New Editor of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors in 2008 and this year was named Editor of the Year for Lifestyle Magazines.
Where editorial design currently stands and what it needs to achieve to remain in peoples awareness (and be bought by its readers)? Tony‘s TYPO speech will cast light on the scene.