Canadian-born writer, editor and consultant Sarah Snaith has worked for Eye, the international review of graphic design, in various roles since 2012. She is currently the assistant editor of both Eye magazine and Pulp, the quarterly journal of people and paper made for Italian paper company Fedrigoni (launched in 2014).
Snaith is the editorial consultant to Alliance Graphique Internationale, the professional association of the world’s leading graphic artists and designers.
Originally a dancer, Snaith has an MA in Design Writing Criticism from the University of the Arts London (UAL), and a BA in Design from The Cass School of Art and Architecture. She is a former lecturer in Contextual & Historical Studies in the School of Communication at the Royal College of Art and former lecturer in Contextual & Theoretical Studies at London College of Communication as well as having taught workshops for the Emre Senan Design Foundation (Turkey), London Metropolitan University, Design History Society, University of Reading, University of Sheffield and University of Hertfordshire.
In addition to her Eye activities she has written for Creative Review (UK), Idea (Japan), Neshan (Iran), MidCentury (UK), Progetto Grafico (Italy), Design 360 (China) and YouCanNow (UK), among others.
Notable Eye magazine articles by Snaith include ‘The business of type’ (Eye 98), about the challenges of earning a living from type design, ‘Reputations: Gail Bichler’ (Eye 96), ‘Dance on the spot’ (Eye 89), about contemporary dance iPad apps and ‘Raw like sushi’ (Eye 87), an overview of independent food magazines.