About the Author
Mark Irving, has been an art and architecture writer for numerous newspapers, including The Times, the Financial Times, the Independent on Sunday, the Guardian and the Scotsman as well as magazines such as Domus, Blueprint, Prospect, Time, L'Espresso, The New Statesman and Knack Weekend. He wrote and presented Channel 5's critically acclaimed three-part television series The Story of Art Deco. Mark has contributed essays to numerous books and catalogues, and conceived and produced the flip book for the Serpentine Gallery's Talks marathon. He was lecturer in curating and innovation management at Central Saint Martins between 2005 and 2015. He is now head of business development at Event, Europe's leading experience design agency.Peter St John began his architectural studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture, completing them at the architectural Association. He worked for Richard Rogers, Florian Beigel, Dixon Jones and Arup Associates prior to establishing his own practice with Adam Caruso in 1990. Caruso St John is recognised internationally for its subtle, highly intelligent architecture, and came to public notice with its design for the New Art Gallery, Walsall. The practice's recent transformation of Tate Britain received several awards, including a RIBA award in 2014. Their twenty-fifth anniversary in 2015 was celebrated with a special edition of the Architects' Journal.