Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
I am the Programme Director for the Year of Irish Design 2015, and a Visiting Professor at Manchester School of Art, Aston University and the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
As a designer, educator, curator and author I have promoted a critical, provocative and entrepreneurial approach to design.
I have written a number of books including ‘Product Design’ (Laurence King, 2011), contributed to ‘New Technologies’ (Phaidon,contributed to ‘New Technologies’ (Phaidon, 2009), ‘Mass Production’ (Phaidon, 2009), and ‘Pioneers’ (Phaidon 2009), and edited ‘Thinking Inside the Box: A Reader in Interiors for the 21st Century’ (Middlesex University Press 2007). My most recent book ‘Research Methods for Product Design’ co-authored with Paul Rodgers was published by Laurence King in October 2013.