Kassia St Clair is a design and culture writer based in London. Her first book, The Secret Lives of Colour, was Radio 4′s Book of the Week and has been translated into eleven other languages. The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History will be published on October 4th. Research for the next book has begun. To find out more, visit the books and speaking tabs.

She is a regular contributor to NPR’s Marketplace and has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday LiveWoman’s HourRTEs History Show, Monocle 24’s Section D and BBC Radio 5 LiveShe co-hosts Always Take Notes, a podcast about writers and writing, and gives talks about colour and design at venues including Tate Liverpool, the V&A and Soho House. In 2018 she collaborated with Color Factory to create an exhibit at their new site in New York which will open later this year.

She writes about design and culture for publications including the Economist, the TelegraphHouse & Garden, the TLS and the New Statesman; her Elle Decoration colour column has been running since 2013. You can see a selection of her published work under the writing tab. 

For commissions or other queries please email her.