Born in Chiswick, London, Caroline studied textiles and fashion at Winchester School of Art. She first started writing about graphic design for Graphics International in 1997, and then went on to become editor in 2001. In 2003 she instigated the redesign and rebranding of by MadeThought, and Graphics International became Grafik. After several changes of ownership, Grafik is now jointly owned by Caroline and co-editor Angharad Lewis.
She is a respected editor and freelance copywriter who creates exciting, engaging and relevant editorial content for clients in the creative industry for a wide range of books, publications, and websites. She has been the editor (and at one point co-owner) of the much-loved Grafik magazine for 17 years. She's written critically acclaimed books on design and visual culture including "Graphic Design Visionaries" and "50 Years of Illustration"