Augusta Pownall is deputy editor of Dezeen.
She joined in August 2018 as design editor. Prior to this she spent eight years at Conde Nast as the editorial manager and Inspiration editor at The World of Interiors magazine. She has written on design and interiors for national newspapers, and contributed to Louis Vuitton city guides.
She has a degree in Japanese from Oxford University, and has lived and worked in Tokyo.
Modernism Week in Palm Springs, Stockholm Design Week and the Collect crafts fair and Surface Design Show in London are among the architecture and design events taking place this month and listed on Dezeen Events Guide. More
UK charity Art Fund has released photos of filmmaker Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage in Dungeness, England, as part of its fundraising campaign to prevent the renowned house and garden from being sold. More
Chinese furniture design is looking back to its cultural roots and reinvigorating past techniques, materials and forms, say authors Charlotte and Peter Fiell. Here they pick six items from their latest book that show how. More
This week on Dezeen, we rounded up the best architecture, design and interiors posts of the year, taking in the most controversial stories, the best quotes from Dezeen's many interviews and a slew of interesting interiors. More
Dezeen has spoken to a huge number of architects, designers and activists this year. For our review of 2019, deputy editor Augusta Pownall picks 10 quotes that sum up what's been going on in the architecture and design community. More