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About The Creative Edit

Welcome to The Creative Edit, a design destination brought to you by curator, design journalist and creative business mentor Charlene C Lam.

We’re bringing you pop-ups and our picks for design enthusiasts from London, NYC and beyond!



Charlene C Lam is a NYC-LDN creative business expert and curator of pop-up shops. With degrees in mass communications from UC Berkeley and surface/textile design from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in NYC, Charlene started showcasing UK designers and makers with a Christmas pop-up in Vitra's Clerkenwell, London, showroom in 2010.

Under the names The Creative Edit and Creative Clerkenwell, Charlene has curated dozens of pop-up shops and exhibitions in London featuring independent designers, makers and artists, including events during the London Design Festival.

The Creative Edit and Creative Clerkenwell have been media partners for festivals and events like Clerkenwell Design Week, designjunction and Craft Central open studios.

Now based in Brooklyn, NY, Charlene is going global with her concept of pop-ups for design enthusiasts and her top picks for creative tourists with The Creative Edit.