Architectural Digest Builds Itself A New Editorial Team

Architectural Digest has introduced a whole slew of new names to its editorial team, including some promotions and shifting titles:

Executive editor: Sarah Medford, formerly director of arts, culture & design at Town & Country

Managing Editor: Lawrence Karol, formerly executive managing editor at W magazine

Special Projects Editor: Mitchell Owens, formerly editor at large at Elle Decor.

Interiors Editor: Robert Rufino, formerly vice president of creative services at Tiffany & Co. and a senior editor at large at House Beautiful.

Design Editor: Howard Christian, formerly manager of the Treillage design/home-furnishings/garden shops

Style Editor: Elana Frankel, formerly decorating editor at Martha Stewart Living

Senior Writer: Sam Cochran, formerly a freelance writer specializing in design, arts and culture, and travel

Copy Chief: Kate Hambrecht, formerly copy chief at Elle Decor

Assistant Editor, Digital: Katherine Jerde, formerly editorial assistant at Architectural Digest in Los Angeles

Margaret Dunne, who is the former executive editor of Architectural Digest in Los Angeles has been named the magazine’s consulting editor. Former special projects manager James Munn has also been named a contributing editor, and he and Dunne will remain in Los Angeles in their new roles. George Moscahlades, formerly Architectural Digest‘s art director, will stay on as consulting designer in New York.