21st Century Lighting Design coming soon!

April 14th, 2014

21st Century Lighting Design

My first book, 21st Century Lighting Design, is set to be published on 24th April and is already available to preorder online from Bloomsbury and on Amazon.

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Architecture and Design Survey
in issue 13 of Port

April 12th, 2014

Port survey

For the spring 2014 issue of Port, we invited some of architecture and design’s leading figures to nominate the most influential people in their industry and compiled the results in a comprehensive survey, which you can download here.

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ADF Papers: 3D printing

November 15th, 2013

Digital Natives by Matthew Plummer Fernandez

I was invited by the British Council to write about the evolution of 3D printing technology for its series of ADF Papers, which examine the latest trends in architecture, design and fashion.

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The Printed Environment:
3D printing goes architectural

September 22nd, 2013

My latest article for Architonic explores the use of 3D printing in architecture. I spoke to Enrico Dini, inventor of a machine that prints structures from artificial sandstone, and Dutch studio DUS, which is attempting to print a three-storey canal house in Amsterdam.

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Wool House at Somerset House

March 22nd, 2013

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The functional and aesthetic versatility of wool is celebrated at Wool House, an exhibition curated by interior designer and stylist, Arabella McNie, at London’s Somerset House.

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A Place to Gather: London Design Festival

October 21st, 2012

A Place to Gather

One of my personal highlights from this year’s London Design Festival was this homely presentation by the Crafts Council of Ireland showcasing the work of over 30 crafters in a former garage in Shoreditch.

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Port issue 7

September 11th, 2012

Paola Antonelli photographed by Marton Perlaki for Port

For the latest issue of Port magazine I spoke to Zaha Hadid, Paola Antonelli, Patricia Urquiola and several other leading women from the design industry. The design section was guest edited by Deyan Sudjic, who wrote an introductory essay and there is also a spectacular feature on the Rothschild Bank by OMA.

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Doors of Warwick

September 3rd, 2012

Warwick Doors_1

On a recent trip to Warwick I took a series of photos of glorious doors, including this beautifully contrasting red-painted entrance to one of the town’s many half-timbered houses.

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Prefabricated Architecture

August 29th, 2012

Prefabricated architecture

Prefabricated construction saves time and labour and new technologies and materials are enabling architects to develop complex designs and customisable modules so structures built this way need not all look the same. Find out more by reading my article about prefabricated architecture for Architonic.

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Hastings and the Jerwood Gallery
by HAT Projects

June 11th, 2012

Hastings1

Hastings is lovely! If you haven’t been before then you should check it out, and an excellent time to do so is during the annual Jack in the Green festival, which includes traditional dancing outside the recently opened Jerwood Gallery by HAT Projects.

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