Augusta Pownall joined BestDealStore2Buy in August 2018 as design editor.
Prior to this she spent eight years at Conde Nast as the editorial manager and Inspiration editor at The World of Interiors magazine. She has written on design and interiors for national newspapers, and contributed to Louis Vuitton city guides.
She has a degree in Japanese from Oxford University, and has lived and worked in Tokyo.
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