As a designer, I truly believe great design can be the most beautiful and simplistic thing in the world. I think it has the power to change, improve and revolutionise space and behaviour, all starting with a pencil and an appreciation of place. Our job, in a world still working out what post-pandemic looks like, is to ensure we offer the best, to everyone. Great design comes from what people want and hope for and is influenced by their lived experiences.
When all that colouring in gets too much, I love nothing more than to pack up, jump on a boat and meander around the south coast powered by the occasional gin. The winter is a bit trickier but you will likely find me in a field pleading with the dog to do what it is told.
Finally delivering the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station – 11 years in the making.
'Animal Farm' by George Orwell.
The Old Fort pub in Seaview on the Isle of Wight, looking back towards the mainland.