Abby Trow is a highly experienced editor, journalist, PR and copywriter. She and Junko Fuwa have produced the contract title Spanish for the past four years and both have worked with Media 10 on the showguides for the successful Grand Designs Live exhibitions. Abby trained as a newspaper journalist after university and then moved to BBC national radio, where she worked as a news reporter and producer for eight years. She subsequently moved into magazine journalism, becoming launch editor of idFX, the glossy monthly B2B interior design magazine, which she edited for five years. She’s also launched the B2B titles Total Retail and Lighting Design and the contract title Petley Fine Art & Artists. Abby has also written extensively about interior design for titles including Kitchens Bedrooms and Bathrooms, 25 Beautiful Homes, 4Homes, Midas, Urbis and FX.
Janie New has worked in PR for over 20 years in industries as diverse as aviation, film and television, local government, charity and fashion. She has handled large-scale promotions and events across the UK, Europe and the US, as well as running high profile campaigns for major motion pictures in Europe and the States. She has represented international films and celebrities at Cannes and at the Berlin, Venice, Sundance and New York film and TV festivals. Janie has worked extensively in the business aviation world, running campaigns for Air Hanson, Gold Air, Oxford Airport, Signature Flight Support and Air Partner plc. Most recently, she worked in the superyacht industry, running campaigns for superyacht brokers and manufacturers at international yacht shows.
Junko Fuwa is a hugely talented art editor and graphic designer. She was art director of Blueprint, the prestigious architecture magazine, for six years, where she received many accolades for her work. Junko, who has a degree in French literature, moved to London from Tokyo in the early ’90s to do an MA in graphic design at the Royal College of Art. Junko is associate art director at Prompt and is also director of design studio fuwagardner. She has worked for a diverse range of clients. These include The Guardian, 100% Design, Issey Miyake, The Royal Norwegian Embassy London and Greenhill Jenner Architects.
Johnny Tucker is a photographer and journalist/copywriter. He trained as a reporter on local newspapers before moving to Design Week as news editor. He then became deputy editor of FX magazine and editor of the B2B monthly retail title RED. He moved into PR/copywriting, achieving great results for clients including Virgin Atlantic, Royal Mail and Selfridges. But he has always had a passion for photography and more recently has concentrated on this. His clients include retailers, architects and corporates. Johnny is highly informed about new media and advises clients on how to use the various streams, from viral advertising to Twitter, to complement hard copy work.