Max is the editorial director of Dezeen, joining the team in March 2023.

During the previous two decades, Max has worked as a design commentator across digital media, books, magazines, exhibitions, video, and events to broaden the conversation around contemporary design and architecture.

He is the author of multiple design books including Design UK and Designers On Design, which he co-wrote with Sir Terence Conran. More recent titles include the London Design Guide series and monograph titles about designers Piet Hein Eek, Luca Nichetto and Benjamin Hubert.

As a journalist, Max has worked as a design correspondent for CNN Style and written for publications including Financial Times, Wallpaper, Icon, Surface, London’s Evening Standard, and Newsweek International.

He has worked as a content consultant for companies and organisations across the world, and worked as the deputy director the London Design Festival from 2012-2015.

He has collaborated with Dezeen several times over the years, co-publishing Dezeen Book of Ideas in 2011, instigating the Brexit Design Manifesto with Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs in 2016, and working as a judge on the Dezeen Awards several times.

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