Augusta Pownall joined Dezeen 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.
Priced out of further education, British design graduate Stacie Woolsey approached designers to help her create her own masters course. Speaking to Dezeen, she says elitism is a problem the industry urgently needs to address. More
IKEA has partnered with Little Sun – the social business co-founded by artist Olafur Eliasson – on small domestic solar panels that store energy to provide light and power, and inspire action on climate change. More
IKEA's research lab Space10 has teamed up with architecture studio EFFEKT on The Urban Village Project, a vision for subscription-based housing that brings together people of different generations and encourages them to share facilities. More
With Clerkenwell Design Week in full swing, design editor Augusta Pownall picks out five of the best new furniture designs showing there, including a height-adjustable stool and a bench designed by Foster + Partners. More