I'm a writer and editor, focusing on arts and culture, particularly film, architecture, culture, television, visual art and design.

My writing appears regularly in The Guardian (where I have a weekly film column) and Observer. I have also contributed to The Financial Times, The Times,  The Independent, The Evening Standard, Wallpaper*, Architects' Journal, Building Design, Metropolis, Hong Kong Tatler, and more.

I am former Film Editor of the Guardian Guide (1999-2008), and Architecture Critic for the Guardian (2005-2012).

I am the sole author of Eye: The Story Behind The London Eye, and have contributed to other books and written for commercial clients, including Living ArchitectureSolutions For A Modern City, and The Sainsbury Laboratory: Science, Architecture Art. 

 

I am based in London.