Alyn is a freelance writer and editor who contributes to some of the world’s leading architecture and design publications, including Dezeen, Blueprint, Icon, Wallpaper, Interior Design and CNN Style.
He is also the author of 21st Century Lighting Design, published by Bloomsbury in 2014, and former design editor at Port magazine.
Alyn studied product design at Glasgow School of Art before moving to London in 2008, where he lived for eight years. He is now based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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