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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Prague studio Byró Architekti has renovated a 19th-century house in the Czech town of Kutná Hora, adding unexpected openings and colourful joinery that create a playful contrast with the original interior. More
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Czech architecture studio ORA has renovated a Renaissance-era house in the town of Český Krumlov, preserving original features like its carved wooden beams while adding free-standing contemporary furniture. More
A trio of design students from Hongik University in Seoul has developed a walking aid for dogs that uses a mechanism similar to a car seatbelt to provide support while allowing a good range of movement. More
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