"I've been a specialist writer on home design and decoration for leading newspapers and national magazines for over 40 years, profiling all major players, from designers/innovators and manufacturers to
"I've been a specialist writer on home design and decoration for leading newspapers and national magazines for over 40 years, profiling all major players, from designers/innovators and manufacturers to shops and now the internet. My wide-ranging work includes show previews/reports (including London, Paris and Milan), in-depth interviews, events listings, and investigations (design, technology, retailing, social media, and more).
I've been design writer/editor at Homes & Property at the London Evening Standard for over 20 years. We have pushing 1 million readers and a buzzing website.
I am also a photographer who has exhibited widely, with prints and photo-merchandise sold internationally.
I am/have been consultant to numerous brands and exhibitions, and specialise in PR training sessions.
My awards include a Lifetime Achievement award from Homes & Gardens magazine, for whom I chaired the judges for their Design Awards (now discontinued). I also hold a Services to the Design Industry award from the Designer magazine.
I've done a lot of judging, too, including for the furniture Design Guild Mark, and the Small Space Furniture Awards."
In depth reportage and features on design and decoration, including photo reportage. Copy writing and editing: brochures, campaigns, blogs and so on. Consultancy: brand research; exhibition features. Presentations, talks, hosting forums and so on. Training for the PR industry: personal sessions based on my infamous twitter hashtags #direPR and #aspirePR