About Our Team

Please note that the members of the team are currently undertaking other activities. HCB is on hold for the moment. If you want to propose a specific design mission to us, please contact linda.kreell@gmail.com

Luis de Miranda

Luis de Miranda is Haute Culture’s founder. Half Portuguese, half French, he lived in Paris, Stockholm, New York, and Edinburgh. From 2004 to 2012 he was the publishing director of Max Milo Editions in Paris. Luis is himself the author of 13 books, philosophical essays or novels written in French and sometimes translated in other languages. More about him here: Syntax and Crealism.

Linda Ayres

Linda Ayres is Haute Culture’s designer. Half-Swedish, half-Canadian, she studied at the University of the Arts, London. She worked for Alexander McQueen and created book covers for Parisian publishers. She is also an illustrator under the name of L. Kreell.


Jamie Schwartz

Jamie Schwartz is Haute Culture’s editor. An American from New York City, she was the managing director of The Council of Literary Magazines & Presses and served as a fiction editor for the literary magazine Fence.


Jean-Sébastien Hongre

Partner and adviser
Jean-Sébastien Hongre is a partner and adviser of Haute Culture. A business angel in several start-ups, he founded Teaminside, a digital service company with clients like Hermès, Chanel, L’Oréal, and Microsoft.


Olivier Rieu

Partner and adviser
Olivier Rieu is a partner and adviser of Haute Culture. Co-founder of Opera Capital Partners, he specializes in deal sourcing, fund raising management, and M&A processes, with a focus on media and e-commerce.

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