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.
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
For our review of 2019, deputy editor Augusta Pownall picks out ten trends that have preoccupied the design and technology industries this year, from the circular economy to the continued rise of China and a focus on privacy. More
Eco-Visionaries at London's Royal Academy of Arts looks at how art and architecture can help us respond to environmental change, and is the latest in a line of recent large-scale exhibitions on the theme. More
Charlotte and Clementine Fiell's book, Women in Design, highlights what made figures like Apple icon designer Susan Kare and architect Zaha Hadid revolutionary. The authors pick five women from the book who transformed design. More