About

Disegno is the world’s leading quarterly journal dedicated to long-form independent reporting and critical writing on design. Released in April, June, September and November, Disegno includes a mixture of reportage, photoessays, profiles, critical discussion, interviews, reviews and roundtables.

Covering design, architecture, fashion, urbanism, graphics and technology, Disegno also provides political commentary, academic analysis, arts photography and discussion of current affairs for a design-interested audience. Alongside its quarterly journal, Disegno also runs an events programme that includes workshops, lectures, walks, panel discussions, podcasts, exhibitions and parties. Disegno’s website is also updated daily with breaking news from the design world.

People

  • Oli Stratford

    Editor-in-Chief

    Oli Stratford has been the editor-in-chief of Disegno since September 2016. Examples of his journalism, interviews and essays may be read in books published by König Books and Gestalten among others.

  • Kristina Rapacki

    Deputy Editor

    Kristina Rapacki is Disegno’s deputy editor. A PhD candidate at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Kristina was a 2014-15 fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program, and her writing may be read in publications such as The Journal of Modern Craft and Third Text.

  • Johanna Agerman Ross

    Founder and Publication Director

    Johanna Agerman Ross founded Disegno in 2011 and continues to serve as publication director. She is currently a curator of 20th-century and contemporary furniture and product design at the V&A.

  • Chris Jones

    Publisher and Commercial Director

    Chris Jones is Disegno’s publisher and commercial director, and is responsible for all of the journal’s brand partnerships and outside collaborations. Prior to Disegno, Chris worked on the commercial team of Icon magazine.