Architecture and design in the digital age
Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs explains how his website became the world’s most popular design magazine and how digital media is changing the design industry.
ABOUT MARCUS FAIRS
Marcus Fairs is founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen. He is the first digital journalist to be awarded a Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects. The honor, for “the enormous contribution he has made to architecture,” was bestowed in January 2017.
In 2018 he was named one of the 1,000 most influential people in London by the Evening Standard. Other accolades he has won include journalist of the year and business editor of the year.
Dezeen is the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design magazine, with 2.5 million unique visitors each month and a combined social media following of 5 million people. Our in-house video team produces content that gets played over 5 million times each month.
Dezeen is one of the 5,000 most popular websites in the world and one of the top 1,000 most commented websites in the world. Dezeen has won multiple awards including Small Digital Publisher of the Year, Editorial Team of the Year, Video Team of the Year and many more.