Creative director and award-winning journalist, Cathy is a regular contributor to many international magazines and newspapers. She started her journalism career as Features Editor on World of Interiors becoming a leading authority on the fabric industry. After moving to South Africa she became prominent in the media as editor of Elle Decoration and then Associate Editor of House & Leisure and House & Garden. Her styling and writing has been syndicated in books and journals across the globe. Cathy has also worked on product development with several leading South African stores and has designed fabric and soft furnishing ranges for St Leger & Viney and Bead. She has curated design exhibitions like The South Africa House and has created many award-winning stands at Rooms on View and Decorex in South Africa and London.
Cathy O Clery has been contracted as an ongoing product developer and brand developer for Design Network Africa.