Self-portrait for a magCulture Interview while A Lady in Red examines My Insides, 2016

Self-portrait for a magCulture Interview while A Lady in Red examines My Insides, 2016

Charmaine is a writer and journalist who covers art, design and technology. 

She is a regular contributor to online and print publications such as AnOther, Kinfolk Magazine, The Spaces and Factory Berlin's Magazine. Her writing also appears in Newsweek, Dazed Digital, CNN Travel, Amuse by i-D and Maisonneuve among others.

Previously, she was an online editor at iGNANT, a senior editor at Tech.eu and an editor at Vertical Media. Originally from Toronto, she is currently based in Berlin.

Charmaine is always interested in new projects in the realm of arts and culture writing, content creation/strategy and editorial consulting.

For commissions, to request a CV or to say hello, please get in touch here: hello@charmaineli.ca


Selected publications & clients

Newsweek, Kinfolk Magazine, AnOther, CNN Travel, Maisonneuve, Freunde von Freunden, 
Dazed Digital, Amuse by i-D, Broccoli Magazine, Protein, iGNANT, Offscreen Magazine, BRYGG Magazine, 
Factory Berlin, Tech.eu, VentureBeat, The Spaces, The Next Web, Berlin Film Journal, Vertical Media, Edition F,
Bread & Butter by Zalando, TIFF's The Review, Propellor Film Tech Hub, Format Magazine, jovoto

Selected brand collaborators

Converse, Fritz Hansen, MOO, Absolut Art, WeWork, Mumm, A. Lange & Sohne


In her spare time, Charmaine conducts text and image experiments at Lit in Berlin, a newsletter
   project highlighting events in the world of reading, writing and publishing in Berlin.