Born in France to British parents, Patrick Clark grew up steeped in the arts, moving frequently between France, Germany and England, developing a focus on performing arts, music and on visual arts.
After studying at Cambridge University, where he graduated with a research project on Italian fashion, he spent a year working in Milan as an assistant buyer. It was when he moved to London that he began working full time on styling and editing, starting out as an assistant stylist.
He joined Schön! Magazine in 2014 as Online Editor, where he was responsible for the management of the cross-digital platform, growing and developing a digital readership and following which expanded rapidly.
He was then promoted to Fashion Editor & Head of Digital, and represented the magazine internationally at events and fashion weeks. Responsibilities included coordinating and managing a global team of editors alongside the editor-in-chief, focusing on Paris, London, LA and NYC. It was during this time that he worked on a number of collaborative projects, from editing a special Microsoft newspaper, a Schön! book in collaboration with Prestel, to a variety of digital partnerships, with clients such as Vice, Scotch & Soda, Chanel and Magnum.
Now based between Paris and Lisbon, Patrick Clark works freelance for a number of clients, splitting his time between editing, writing and copywriting, styling and art direction on a variety of projects.
He specialises in digital media and has consulted on numerous projects for digital content creation, social media strategies and community management. Honing his skills and knowledge for social media and digital platform management while at Schön!, his expertise lies in helping brands establish a distinctive and coherent digital identity, implementing textual and visual communication tools.
Clients include Microsoft, Elite, RedBull, Max V. Koenig, Bvlgari, among others. He travels regularly between Milan, London, Paris and Lisbon.
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