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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Architect Tim Robinson has designed and built a studio and workshop at the end of his garden in east London, featuring walls made from green terrazzo chosen to blend with the garden's tropical planting. More
Dutch studio Casanova + Hernandez has completed a landscaping project in the Albanian village of Shiroka, comprising a waterfront plaza and streetscape that uses granite stones to replicate a traditional carpet pattern. More
Indian architecture studio Charged Voids has designed a student housing block in a suburb of Chandigarh, featuring brightly coloured surfaces and columns that reference the architecture of pioneering modernist Le Corbusier. More
Large openings frame views of the swimming pool and surrounding landscape from the living spaces and terraces of this holiday home on the island of Mallorca, designed by local studio Isla Architects. More
Portuguese architect Hugo Pereira has completed an angular concrete house in the town of Celorico de Basto, Portugal with glass-walled living spaces that look out onto courtyard gardens and a swimming pool. More
Architecture and design office Out of the Valley has completed a wooden holiday cabin on a farm in Devon, England, featuring a mono-pitched roof and sliding doors that open onto a sheltered veranda. More
This holiday home designed by architecture office KRADS features large openings that frame views of Iceland's Lake Thingvallavatn, and a turfed roof to help it blend in with its natural surroundings. More
Architect Tanijiri Makoto of Japanese studio Suppose Design Office has created a monolithic concrete home for himself and his family in Tokyo, featuring dark living spaces that open onto a sheltered terrace. More