CONTRIBUTORS: VOL 3 ISSUE 2

  • Photography: RODERICK VAN DER LEE

    is one of the directors of Amsterdam’s Unseen Photo Fair; he has previously worked for the auction house Christie’s, the designers Droog, and the Foam photography museum in Amsterdam.

  • Film: JOSÉ MARTÍNEZ SUÁREZ

    is the director of Argentina’s Mar Del Plata International Film Festival – Latin America’s finest gathering of global movie talent.

  • Art: MARC-OLIVIER WAHLER

    is the Swiss founder of Chalet Society, the hottest new gallery in Paris. Before that, he was the director of the Palais de Tokyo.

  • Technology: BELINDA GALIANO

    is co-founder of Campus Party, Europe and Latin America’s largest technology festival, dubbed "Las Vegas for geeks".

  • Music: EMILIEN AUMARD

    is the music director of the hip Paris-based underground station, Radio Nova. Nova has gained a reputation as a global trendsetter, launching David Guetta, Dimitri from Paris, and Air.

  • Fashion: ROMAIN BRAU and ANNA KUSHNEROVA

    are the founders of RA – a fashion-retail concept, bustling café-restaurant, gallery space and bookshop that opened in Antwerp in 2009 and now has a Paris outpost.

  • Design: MARIANNE GOEBL

    is the director of Art Basel’s sister show, Design Miami/. The annual fair promotes both the contemporary and the vintage, and is a must for collectors.

  • Retail: JOHNNY TUCKER

    is the editor of Blueprint, the UK’s leading architecture and design magazine. Tucker previously edited the retail design bible RED, and has consulted for many agencies and brands.

  • Gastronomy: FERRAN ADRIÀ

    is the creative genius behind the celebrated, Michelin three-star restaurant, El Bulli – which topped Restaurant magazine’s poll a record five times and was widely regarded as the best eaterie in the world.

  • Consultation: JEREMY LANGMEAD

    is editor-in-chief at MR PORTER. Previously, he has served as editor of Esquire UK, editor-in-chief of Wallpaper* and launch editor of The Sunday Times Style magazine, meaning he knows pretty much everybody.

  • Diagnosis: ROSS MARTIN

    is executive vice president in charge of Viacom’s Scratch team – a small creative SWAT team that works with MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and the company’s other channels.

CONTRIBUTORS: VOL 3 ISSUE 1

  • Photography: ALBERTO ANAUT

    is the President of PhotoEspaña, Madrid’s famous International Festival of Photography and Visual Art as well as the founder of La Fábrica.

  • Film: CARY R. SAWHNEY

    is the Director of the London Indian Film Festival, one of the UK's leading Asian film curators and a world-class authority on British Asian and South Asian cinema.

  • Art: LINDSAY POLLOCK

    is the Editor-in-Chief of Art in America, the longest running contemporary art publication – she lives and works in New York City.

  • Technology: DANIEL HIRSCHMANN

    is the founding partner at Technology Will Save Us, a company dedicated to helping people to produce and not just consume technology.

  • Music: GILLES PETERSON

    is Europe’s best-known world music DJ, broadcaster, producer, compiler, label boss and record collector.

  • Fashion: OLIVIER ZAHM

    founded and owns the French fashion and culture magazine Purple – a bi-annual book aimed at bridging the art and fashion worlds.

  • Design: LIDEWIJ EDELKOORT

    is one of the world's leading trend forecasters – also an educator, curator and publisher, she is based in Paris.

  • Retail: ROBERT THIEMANN

    is Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Frame Publishers, where he oversees design magazine Frame, and the company’s book-publishing empire.

  • Gastronomy: CARLO PETRINI

    is the founder of the Slow Food Movement and a vigorous champion of good quality, sustainable eating across the globe.

  • Consultation: ALIONA DOLETSKAYA

    is the editor of Interview’s first two international titles – Interview Russia and Interview Germany. She was the director of arts and public relations at the British Council in Russia; has curated exhibitions at the Kremlin and the Tretyakov Gallery and was Editor-in-Chief at Vogue Russia.

  • Diagnosis: PAULA ZUCCOTTI

    is founder of The Overworld – an innovation and insight consultancy that helps clients to uncover and translate insights into opportunities for new products, services and brands.

CONTRIBUTORS: VOL 2 ISSUE 2

  • Photography: MATTHEW MONEYPENNY

    is the CEO of Trunk Archive, which represents creative image licensing for some of the most sought-after, up-and-coming photographers around the globe.

  • Film: MARCO MULLER

    is the director of the Venice Film Festival. With family roots from Italy, Switzerland, Greece, and Brazil, and experience across a myriad of positions within Film, Marco’s eye for both domestic and international talent is truly thorough.

  • Art: LUIS PEREZ ORAMAS

    is the curator of Latin-American art at New York’s MoMA, and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the National Art Gallery of his home country, Venezuela.

  • Technology: GIGAOM

    launched by forbes.com founder, Om Malik, the Gigaom blog informs its four million readers with the latest news and trends in technology and innovation.

  • Music: BRENT GRULKE

    is the creative director of the coveted ‘South by Southwest’ music festival, which has been home to the early rise of top talent such as The Strokes, The Darkness, and Fleet Foxes.

  • Fashion: JOFF

    is fashion director at Blend, one of Holland’s most respected fashion and arts magazines. Collaborating with music, art and photography, as well as being a fashion designer himself, makes JOFF a great addition for Scalpel.

  • Design: SAM BARON

    is head of the design department at Fabrica, Benetton’s creative laboratory and think-tank, and has been at the forefront of many well-earned industry awards.

  • Retail: FELIX BURRICHTER

    is the founder and editor of PIN-UP magazine, combining insights from architecture, fashion and art with his expertise in retail.

  • Celebrities: DANIEL JEFFREYS

    is the award-winning editor-in-chief of Quintessentially Asia magazine, the author of five books, and has held senior positions at media giants such as the BBC and Warner Brothers.

  • Consultation: MORGAN SPURLOCK

    is the creator of the famous documentaries, ‘Super Size Me’, and, ‘Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold’. He is a provocateur for consumer culture and its never-ending relationship with brands.

  • Diagnosis: TREND UNION

    is a trend-forecasting agency, identifying design and styling talents in both the interior design and fashion world. Their illustration and publishing is as innovative as the talents they find, making Trend Union a perfect fit for Scalpel.

CONTRIBUTORS: VOL 2 ISSUE 1

  • Photography: FOTOGRAFISKA

    is Stockholm’s sharpest contemporary photography gallery.

  • Film: THOMAS NORDANSTAD

    is curator of the Absolut Art Award and is himself an award winning artist and filmmaker, based in Sweden and Bangkok.

  • Art: MAGNUS RENFREW

    is the founder and director of Hong Kong International Art Fair – described by the FT as the ‘Art Basel of Asia’.

  • Technology: JASON FIELDS

    is a tech entrepreneur and visionary, courted by everyone from the BBC to adland’s version of the TED lectures at PSFK.

  • Music: HUW STEPHENS

    is a DJ on the BBC’s legendary new music station Radio 1, where he fills the enormous shoes left by John Peel.

  • Fashion: BARBARA FRANCHIN

    is the director of International Talent Support, the annual festival of fashion’s best young talent in Trieste, and – according to Elle – one of the most powerful women in fashion.

  • Design: KONSTANTIN GRCIC

    is one of the world’s most respected designers, with work in MoMA, the Pompidou Centre, and most everyday office blocks.

  • Retail: ROSS URWIN

    is a Creative Director at Lane Crawford, Hong Kong and Beijing’s most glittering department store.

  • Celebrities: HORACIO SILVA

    is features and online director at T, the style magazine of New York Times, and runs online gossip column Chic Happens.

  • Consultation: MARTIN BRUDNIZKI

    is one of the most sought-after talents in the interior design field, in the world. His style has been described as minimalism de luxe, crediting him for bringing a dash of discreet glamour to all his projects.

  • Diagnosis: VINCENT GREGOIRE

    A creative whose experience spawns different disciplines, currently heads the lifestyle department of NellyRodi in Paris.

CONTRIBUTORS: VOL 1 ISSUE 2

  • Photography: CAMERA WORK

    Berlin photography gallery showcasing established as well as newcomer talent. David Drebin, Silke Lauffs and Martin Schoeller have all had first exhibitions there.

  • Film: MARK DINNING

    Editor of Empire, the biggest selling film magazine in Britain. He also runs the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards.

  • Art: REBECCA WILSON

    Associate Director of The Saatchi Gallery, she focuses on helping young talent find their audience.

  • Technology: SUPER/COLLIDER

    Rod Stanley and Chris Hatherill teamed up to form a non-profit duo committed to investigating science through creative industries.

  • Music: SPOTIFY

    A music-streaming service that revolutionized the way people listen to and share music.

  • Fashion: GERT JONKERS

    Previous founder and editor of Butt magazine, now runs Fantastic Man – an avant-garde fashion magazine for men.

  • Design: STEFAN SAGMEISTER

    hailed as one of the most important contemporary graphic designers in the world.

  • Retail: JOHN PAWSON

    Architect, renowned for being a master of minimalism. He caught the public eye by designing for Wagamama and Calvin Klein.

  • Celebrities: LUCA DINI

    Director / Editor of the Italian edition of Vanity Fair. Dini created the ideal version of VF for the Italian market, and turned it into one of the country’s best selling glossy magazines.

  • Consultation: TONY CHAMBERS

    Editor-in-chief of the essentially opulent Wallpaper magazine.

  • Diagnosis: DAN HOLLIDAY

    Founder / director of Not Actual Size – an independent creative practice focused on extricating cultural intelligence, on which they base content output.

  • Post-Op: PSFK

    Through content output and events organization, PSFK are a source of inspiration and a point of support for creative professionals.

CONTRIBUTORS: VOL 1 ISSUE 1

  • Photography: JAMES DANZIGER

    Involved in the photography world since 1977 - as a picture editor, strategist, gallerist and blogger.

  • Film: SHARI FRILOT

    Is a senior programmer at Sundance and an award-winning independent film-maker.

  • Art: COLETTE BARBIER

    Head of Ricard Foundation, founder of Prix Ricard annual awards awarded at FIAC promoting contemporary art.

  • Technology: MARK ROCK

    a technological entrepreneur, inventor of Audioboo otherwise known as ‘Twitter of the spoken word’.

  • Music: GROOVE ARMADA

    Electronic-music duo well acquainted with global top charts. They launched their Black Light album with a mini-game via PS3.

  • Fashion: ARMAND HADIDA

    Founder and head of concept fashion store L’Eclaireur, bringing new brands to those who want to be the first with the latest.

  • Design: KARIM RASHID

    Industrial designer with a penchant for creating curved, flowing blobjects.

  • Retail: JONATHAN BELL

    Wallpaper’s Architecture Editor and prolific author, well-versed on topics of branding and design, but specializing in architecture.

  • Celebrities: JEFFERSON HACK

    Author and co-founder of Dazed & Confused and Another Mag. He also regularly contributes to Daily Telegraph and The Independent.

  • Consultation: TYLER BRÛLÉ

    Founding editor of Wallpaper, editor-in-chief and chairman of Monocle. Brûlé also writes for FT Weekend and runs consultancy Winkreative.

  • Diagnosis: MARTIN RAYMOND

    Co-founder of The Future Laboratory and editor-in-chief of Viewpoint magazine, he sets his focus to identifying crucial trends affecting consumers.