Benedict is chief content officer at Dezeen. He is responsible for coordinating Dezeen's editorial, video and social media output, as well as spearheading Dezeen's digital development strategy.
Benedict graduated from the University of Sussex with a first-class English Literature degree in 2009. He joined Dezeen in 2011, after spending two years working for a London architecture firm.
In 2012, he was promoted to lead Dezeen's in-house creative studio, which produces all the online magazine's original video content and delivers projects as diverse as print publications, exhibitions, talks and events for prestigious clients around the world.
Dezeen Studio won a host of awards under his leadership, including beating media giants the Guardian, CNN and Google to a prestigious Webby Award in 2015. In 2017, his team came ahead of Vice, GQ and The Late Late Show to win an AOP Digital Publishing Award for best use of video.
Benedict took on the position of chief content officer in 2018. Since taking over the role, Dezeen has won numerous more awards for its content, including multiple accolades for its groundbreaking Virtual Design Festival in 2020 and a second Webby Award in 2021 for its Out of the Box collaboration with Samsung.
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Kunlé Adeyemi, Elizabeth Diller, Yves Béhar and Daniel Simon are among the judges for Dezeen's Future Mobility Competition powered by Arrival, which seeks innovative ideas to transform transportation. More
Dezeen Promotion: Hong Kong artists and designers created a playful set for the Design Trust's annual fundraising gala, which took place last week for the first time in two years due to the coronavirus pandemic. More
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Mando Xie imagines humanity moving into ship-like floating cities covered with trees to escape rising sea levels in this proposal, which is a finalist in Dezeen's Redesign the World competition powered by Twinmotion. More
The second finalist in Dezeen's Redesign the World competition powered by Twinmotion is Justinian Khoo, who has proposed moving humanity into sustainable floating cities so that nature can reclaim the land. More
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Dezeen has teamed up with LG Display for the second year running to launch a new edition of the OLEDs Go! design competition, which seeks creative OLED designs to enrich people's changing lifestyles. More
Environmental social scientist Holly Jean Buck and MASS Design Group principal Joseph Kunkel were among the speakers that participated in The World Around In Focus: Land, an afternoon of talks exploring contemporary post-colonial land-use issues. Watch the online event here. More
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