James Huggins – Managing Director at Made In Me

photo James co-founded London-based creative studio Made in Me in 2009 to explore new digital forms of storytelling for children. The studio’s own work includes the BAFTA nominated The Land of Me, a groundbreaking interactive early learning series; Me Books, a picture book app that allows children to create their own interactive editions of some of the most popular stories ever published; and more recently Sneak, an app that requires you to literally sneak up on your iPhone. Prior to Made in Me, James was the Managing Director of Escape Studios, a company he helped grow from a start up into one of the foremost digital visual effects academies in the world. Our thanks to James Huggins for contributing to Panel 1.


Jon Ingold – Creative Director at InkleStudios

me-highres_head Jon Ingold is a writer, games designer and ex-Cambridge mathematician.  He is the co-found of inkle, a company specialising in interactive narrative-driven projects for web and mobile platforms.Their recent projects are the rave-reviewed Frankenstein app, written by Dave Morris and published by Profile Books, and inklewriter, a pick-up-and-go web-app for writing and sharing interactive stories.  They recently released an anthology of inklewritten stories called Future Voices, and are now currently working on a major adaptation of Steve Jackson’s classic four-part interactive adventure series, Sorcery!, combining interactive storytelling, combat and magic. Our thanks to Jon Ingold for contributing to Panel 1.


Trevor Klein – Head of Development at Somethin’ Else

TrevorKlein Trevor Klein is the Head of Development at Somethin’ Else, a BAFTA award-winning content design company. Trevor runs the company’s digital development portfolio working with brands, broadcasters and publishers. Notable projects include survival-horror audio games Papa Sangre and The Nightjar, the iPad edition of Richard Dawkins’ book The Magic of Reality, and social media storytelling for Skins and Emmerdale. He has previously worked at the BBC producing cross-platform narrative projects across mobile, web and TV. His work has been recognised with international awards for innovation in broadcast, publishing and games. Our thanks to Trevor Klein for contributing to Panel 1.


Carl Pappenheim Founder and Director at Spineless Classics

Carl Pappenheim Spineless Classics Carl Pappenheim is founder and director of Spineless Publishing, which prints entire books onto posters in tiny, but legible, type. What started as a one-off experiment has caught the imagination of the book buying public and now, just two years after their first public show, Spineless Classics are on sale as far afield as Australia and Vietnam, and feature authors as diverse as J.K. Rowling and Irvine Welsh. Bridging a previously unnoticed gap between home décor and publishing has presented its own challenges but with a career spanning photography, e-tailing and database programming, Carl has an appropriately varied background. Our thanks to Carl Pappenheim for contributing to Panel 1.



Siw Andersen – Fashion Editor of Katachi Magazine/ Project Manager at Katachi Media

Siw-bilde Siw Andersen is the Fashion Editor of Katachi Magazine and a Project Manager at Katachi Media; a global media publishing company shaping the future of digital books and magazines. Katachi Media was founded in 2010 and has developed Origami Engine, a Mac OSX desktop application that allows designers to create state of the art iPad publications without ever having to relate to code. The award-winning Katachi Magazine is created with this software, as is several upcoming titles including a new interactive fashion magazine that Siw is editor in chief of. Siw is also a freelance writer and founder of fashionFokus, a network for the fashion industry in Norway. Our thanks to Siw Bilde for contributing to Panel 2.


Andy Cowles – Editorial Development Director at IPC Media

 andy-cowles-portrait2 Andy Cowles is editorial development director at IPC Media. He is responsible for the development of new magazine titles and the reform of existing titles. He has experienced an award-winning career, home and abroad, as art director for Q, Empire, Mademoiselle and Rolling Stone. Our thanks to Andy Cowles for contributing to Panel 2. 


William Higham – Founder and CEO of Next Big Thing

William Higham - The Next Big Thing author media expert MD OnePoll William Higham is a renowned consumer strategist and trends author – and founder and CEO of consumer trends research consultancy Next Big Thing. He writes and presents on trends, creates consumer strategy reports and facilitates strategic marketing and innovation workshops.Higham is considered an authority on consumers and consumer trends, and is frequently quoted in the Media: from ‘The Times’ to ‘The Economist’. He wrote the UK’s first handbook for consumer trend forecasters: ‘The Next Big Thing: Spotting & Forecasting Consumer Trends For Profit’ (Kogan Page, 2009), which has been translated into four languages. Our thanks to William Higham for contributing to Panel 2.


Liam Keating – Tablet Project Manager at Condé Nast

Liam Keating Liam Keating is Tablet Project Manager at Condé Nast, overseeing the ongoing tablet roll-out of the publisher’s titles. He works with the Condé Nast design teams to create interactive digital incarnations of the magazines using a combination of InDesign and HTML, and handles the publishing process to Apple, Android and other stores. He also works on 3D digital design, hard-surface modeling and illustration for a variety of clients. Our thanks to Liam Keating for contributing to Panel 2.