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Chloe worked as an art consultant and editor for the launch of a new art website in 2012. For this two year project, she curated talks with Grayson Perry and Martin Parr, interviewed the curator of Frieze Sculpture Park and wrote a series of interviews with leading Magnum photographers. More recently she worked on the launch of a new limited edition by British artist Yinka Shonibare.
An established design, art and interiors journalist, she has written four books on design, interiors and lifestyle: New Country Style, Ibiza Style, the best-selling New London Style and, published in March 2017, the critically acclaimed 'Creative Living Country' with Thames & Hudson.
Chloe focuses on art direction and editorial content at Plinth, which ranges from commissioning photography of new art work, to interviewing established and emerging artists and reviewing current exhibitions. She is a member of Ikon’s London committee.
Plinth co-founder and MD Paul Franklyn started his career in the music industry where he has over twenty years experience. As joint managing director and co-founder of Relentless Records (1999-2009), Paul handled the marketing for artists such as So!Solid, Joss Stone, and KT Tunstall, selling over 10 million records.
In 2012 Paul’s fascination with contemporary art led him to work with Chloe on the launch of a new art website in 2012. During this time he commissioned limited editions from artists Grayson Perry and Howard Hodgkin. Paul also consults on various cultural projects and curated SohoCreate Festival, a festival of creativity that brought together in conversation an eclectic mix of celebrated artists, designers, playwrights and filmmakers.
Paul is a member of IKON London Committee as well as being an expert partner for Creative United.