Michael Mack

Michael Mack is a freelance art director, editor, curator and writer, specialising in the production of books on art, photography and architecture.

Michael Mack was born in Zimbabwe and moved to England in 1980 where he trained and worked as a lawyer. In 1989 he moved to Paris and then left law to study an arts MA. Now based in London, he is a freelance art director, editor, curator and writer. He specialises in the production of books on art, photography and architecture, but also writes fiction and works as a consultant for ad agencies, picture libraries and media companies.

He has lectured at major venues and conferences around the world and has also sat on numerous international juries, including D&AD (Photography: Craft & Advertising); Festival International des Arts de la Mode, Hyères; and the Citibank Photography Prize, London.

Mack has commissioned, edited and art directed numerous books including the award-winning David Beckham My World, Diary Corinne Day, Reconstructing Space: Architecture in Recent German Photography and Nadav Kander’s Beauty’s Nothing.