American Society of Magazine Editors

Stella Bugbee

Editorial Director

The Cut

Stella Bugbee is editorial director of the Cut, New York magazine’s fashion and lifestyle site, which she helped launch in August 2012. She oversees all editorial and visual content, including original reporting and photo shoots as well as social initiatives, and edits the biweekly Cut section in the print magazine.

Previously, Bugbee had served as a creative director at fashion agency AR New York, and the design director at Domino Magazine.

She has worked on every kind of project over the span of her career, from small identities, to national magazines and global advertising campaigns for multi-national companies. Bugbee has taught design and typography at Parsons, been a visiting reviewer in the Yale MFA program and created her own products which have been sold internationally at stores like Opening Ceremony and Collette.

Bugbee is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and her work has received awards from the Type Directors Club, the Art Directors Club, the Society of Publication Designers, and others. She has spent over a decade working in the New York design community and served on the executive board of the AIGA. She has appeared on Good Morning America, BBC, CNBC, WNBC, and CBS Sunday Morning, and spoken at SXSW and Internet Week New York.

Bugbee lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children.