It is edited and published by Alex Johnson who is part of The Independent newspaper's online team (he also writes the weekly Home Front property column in Friday's paper) and the founding editor/publisher of two internationally popular blogs, Shedworking and Bookshelf. His book Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution is published by Frances Lincoln, while his most recent books Bookshelf (2013) and Improbable Libraries (2015) are published by Thames & Hudson. He was a judge for the annual National Shed of the Year competition for several years.
Alex is an experienced journalist who has been editing, writing and designing for national magazines, newspapers and charities - including Crohn's and Colitis UK, Age Concern, The Primary Club, and the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation - for the last 25 years in the UK and Spain. He is also a half-decent snooker player.