Benedict is chief content officer and a director at Dezeen. He is responsible for coordinating Dezeen's editorial, video and social media output, as well as spearheading Dezeen's digital development strategy.
Ben 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.
Ben became a director of Dezeen in 2015 and took on the position of chief content officer in 2018.
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In our latest Dezeen x MINI Living movie, architect Sam Jacob and Corinna Natter of MINI Living explain how micro homes, like the one they presented during London Design Festival, could one day function as shared resources. More
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Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort, Peter Zuspan of Bureau V and Corinna Natter of MINI Living discussed how nomadic working and living is changing cities in our latest Dezeen x MINI Living talk at A/D/O in New York. More
Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort, Peter Zuspan of Bureau V and Corinna Natter of MINI Living will discuss how nomadic working and living is changing cities in our latest Dezeen x MINI Living talk in New York on 19 October. Register to attend now! More
Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic, curator Glenn Adamson, architect Farshid Moussavi and Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs reflect on the difficulty of predicting the impact of design, in this movie produced by Dezeen for Beazley Designs of the Year. More
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Deputy mayor of Paris Jean-Louis Missika joined architects Edouard François, Chartier Dalix and Hamonic+Masson & Associés to discuss the future of the French capital in our latest Dezeen x MINI Living talk at Maison&Objet. More
Deputy mayor of Paris Jean-Louis Missika will join architects Edouard François, Chartier Dalix and Hamonic+Masson & Associés to discuss the future development of the French capital in our latest Dezeen x MINI Living talk at Maison&Objet on Friday. More
MAD co-founder Ma Yansong says that Chinese cities should draw more from the country's traditional architecture, rather than aping the style of western buildings, in the second part of our exclusive video interview. More
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Architects should be more proactive in driving forward development proposals, says architect Elizabeth Diller in this exclusive video interview Dezeen filmed at the RIBA International Conference in London. More
Kvadrat Soft Cells design director Jesper Nielsen explains the advantages of the three-dimensional textile panel system his team is developing in this movie Dezeen filmed for Kvadrat in Copenhagen. More
Watch architects including David Chipperfield, Diébédo Francis Kéré, Ma Yansong and Elizabeth Diller speak at the Royal Institute of British Architects' International Conference in Dezeen's livestream from London. More