Rachael has an extensive background in lifestyle journalism and publishing, specialising in urban travel and design. Her roles have included editing, writing and project leadership. She has worked as a creative director for digital content, and on art and design projects focused on sustainability and ethical issues.
From 2006 to 2014, Rachael edited Wallpaper* magazine's City Guide series, an acclaimed design-led tour of the globe published by Phaidon. She wrote the debut Reykjavík and 2015 London titles. Food Illustrated, Time Out and Vogue are among other publications she has worked on. In New York, she edited the design magazine Space for British publisher John Brown.
Between 2015 and 2016, Rachael was Associate Director for Soho design gallery 19 greek street, where she managed the gallery's exhibition programme and events business, and co-curated two exhibitions for London Design Festival. In 2015, she co-founded travel site SideStory, which offers cultural experiences led by creative influencers and is now owned by Mr & Mrs Smith. From 2017 to 2020, Rachael was Special Projects and Research Assistant to Sir John Sorrell CBE, whose roles include President of London Design Biennale and Chairman of London Design Festival. She is currently working as a freelance editor and curator.