Rachael has an extensive background in lifestyle journalism and publishing, specialising in urban travel and design. Her roles have covered 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 Press. She wrote the 2015 London and debut Reykjavík titles. Food Illustrated, Time Out and Vogue are among the other publications she has worked on. In New York, she launched a 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 the London Design Festival: ethical lifestyle show The Art of Progress, and Collectors' Club, focused on contemporary art and design. In 2015, she also co-founded travel site Sidestory, which offers cultural experiences led by London's creative makers and shakers. Currently, Rachael is working as a freelance curator and editor, and co-founder, with filmmaker Nigel Shephard, of The Family Museum, an archival project about family photography.