Elegant Specimens exhibition (2019); Photo © Pedro Gething 

Anna Carnick is an American-born, Berlin-based independent writer, editor, and curator. She is cofounder of Anava Projects, a creative agency driven by a strong belief that good design can and should make a positive social impact. She is also Design Miami’s Co-Editor-in-Chief and Curatorial Director for the upcoming Design Miami/ 2023 fair. 

Carnick has curated and produced a number of design-focused presentations and events around the globe—including contributions at esteemed venues such as Milan Design Week (5VIE), Miami Design District, Design Miami/, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Edit Napoli, and more—all with an emphasis on nurturing emerging talent and community.

She is the author of two books—Nendo: 10/10 and Design Voices—and formerly penned a column called The Gallerist for Icon Design Magazine. Carnick has written for a variety of respected cultural institutions and publications, including Domus, Dazed & Confused, Artsy, Casa Vogue, The New York Times Style Magazine (The Moment), Photo District News, Dwell, and others. Previously, she worked as an editor at Pamono, Aperture Foundation, and Graphis.

If you’d like to get in touch regarding editorial and/or curatorial projects, please email annacarnick@gmail.com.