Recent and forthcoming examples of my written work include the following:

  • Book review for Eye 92: Scott Stowell, Design for People: Stories about how (and why) we all can work together to make things better. An Open book published by Metropolis Books (New York, USA, 2015)

  • ‘Street Furniture Design: Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain’ Bloomsbury, July 2016. http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/street-furniture-design-9781474245616/

  • Cucula, Crafts Magazine, Issue no. 262, July/August 2016

  • ‘Street Furniture and the Nation State: A Global Process’, in Claudio Colletta, Sara Colombo, Paolo Maguadda, Alvise Mattozzi, Laura Lucia Parolin, Lucia Rampino (eds), A Matter of Design: Making Society through Science and Technology. Proceedings of the 5th STS Italia Conference 2014, (An Open Access Digital Publication by STS Italia Publishing, December 2014) http://www.stsitalia.org/?p=1548 

  • ‘Joining the Modern World: A study of Street Furniture Design in Postwar Britain’, in Anna Calvera and Helena Barbosa (eds), Tradition, Transition, Trajectories: Major or Minor Influences? Proceedings of the 9th conference of the International Committee of Design History and Design Studies, (Aveiro: Universidade de Aveiro Editora, 2014)

  • ‘Sick Serpents and Concrete Giraffes: The Critical Debate on Street Furniture Design in Postwar Britain’, in Priscila Farias and Paul Atkinson (eds), Design Frontiers: Selected Papers of the 8th ICDHS Conference, (México: Designio, 2014)

  • ‘Furnishing the Modern Street’ in Design Frontiers: Territories, Concepts, Technologies (São Paulo: Editora Edgard Blucher, 2012) http://www.fau.usp.br/icdhs2012/files/ICDHS2012_designfrontiers-online_b.pdf

  • ‘Denkmal’ - Transcript for video work by artist Kate Davis, "Eight Blocks or a field”, Köln, Germany, September 2013. http://www.temporarygallery.org/

  • ‘Meat and Heat’: Text for Fergus Henderson and Douglas Gordon. Städelschule, Frankfurt, April 2012

  • ‘Art in the City’, Book review for Ceramic Review, September/October 2011

  • ‘Dawn Youll’, Crafts Magazine, March/April 2011

  • ‘Klinik der Dinge’, Crafts Magazine, November/December 2010

  • ‘Re-styling a City: Glasgow and the Mockintosh Experience’ in Design and Craft: A History of Convergences and Divergences, Proceedings of the 7th conference of the International Committee of Design History and Design Studies (ICDHS), Edited by Javier Gimeno-Martinez and Fredie Floré, (Brussels, Belgium: KVAB, September 2010)

  • ‘The Shape of Things’, a catalogue essay for Halima Cassell. Exhibition held at Bilston Craft Gallery, May 2010 ‘Design for Inclusivity’, book review for the Journal of Design and Culture, Berg, Issue 2.1

  • ‘Tragedy at the Lighthouse’, Crafts Magazine, November/December 2009

  • ‘From Wedgwood to Woolworths: Through the Clay’, Ceramic Review, November/December 2009

  • Ciara Phillips, Catalogue essay to accompany exhibition of work by artist Ciara Phillips, Washington Garcia, November 2009

  • ‘Professor Dorothy Hogg MBE in conversation with Marie-Josè van den Hout, Director of Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen’, report on Craft Curators Day at St Andrews in Fife, Scottish Arts Council, October 2009 http://www.scottisharts.org.uk/1/artsinscotland/crafts/projects/marzee.aspx

  • ‘Beyond Bloomsbury: Designs of The Omega Workshops 1913–19’, Crafts Magazine, September/October 2009

  • ‘Cold War Neons’, Blueprint, Issue 284, September 2009

  • ‘The Clyde: Films of the River 1912 – 1971’, Blueprint, Issue 283, August 2009

  • ‘AIG Wayfinding Signage in Glasgow’, Prospect, Issue 136, Autumn 2009

  • ‘The Southbank: An Invitation to Participate’. Published in Proceedings for ‘ŒOccupation: Negotiations with Constructed Space’ organised by the University of Brighton, July 2009. http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/research/office-for-spatial-research/news-and-events/occupation/conference-papers

  • ‘Handle-able Pattern’, Crafts Magazine, May/June 2009

  • ‘Objects of Touch and Travel’, catalogue essay to accompany exhibition by ceramic artist Frances Priest, The Scottish Gallery, April 2009

  • ‘Our Objects’, catalogue essay for Ceramic Exhibition, Mackintosh Gallery, March 2009

  • ‘The Sightline: Public Access to a Visual Plane’, The Drouth, March 2009

  • ‘Sunny or Stormy? The Idealization of Nature’, catalogue essay to accompany exhibition by artist Yvonne Mullock, Project Rooms, Glasgow, February 2009

  • ‘Giles Miller’, Crafts Magazine, November/ December 2008

  • ‘Mackintosh Reinterpreted’, Crafts Magazine, November/ December 2008

  • Closure of GSA Ceramic Design Department, Crafts Magazine, May/June 2008

  • ‘Elaine Bremner’, Crafts Magazine, May/June 2008

  • ‘Silver: Made in Scotland’, Crafts Magazine, March/April 2008

  • ‘Talent Spot’, Crafts Magazine, January/February 2008

  • ‘Knitting and Stitching’, Crafts Magazine, September/October 2007

  • ‘A Conversation with Reyner Banham’, Design History Society Newsletter, April - June 2007

  • ‘Modernisms’, co-written with Jessica Kelly, Design History Society Newsletter, July - September 2006

  • ‘Source’, Arcade: Artists and Placemaking, (London: Black Dog Publishing, 2006)

  • ‘BlindArt’, http://www.blindart.net July 2005

  • ‘No.5 Unsolicited: The Publication’, essay commissioned by the International Three Gallery, Manchester, March 2005

  • ‘Who Turned All the Fountains Off?’ Untitled: A Review of Contemporary Art, Winter 2004