Martin C. Pedersen is a New Orleans-based design and architecture writer and editor. For nearly fifteen years he served as executive editor at Metropolis magazine, the award winning architecture and design publication. During his tenure, the magazine was nominated twice for a National Magazine award for general excellence and was cited as one of the leading editorial voices in design. In addition to his role as an editor, he wrote extensively for both the magazine and the website. He is co-author of Robert Polidori's Metropolis (Metropolis Books, 2004), and is currently collaborating on a book with architect Steven Bingler entitled Building on the Common Edge. He is also helping to relaunch Graphis, the celebrated graphic arts magazine.