Central St. Martins: People make places

strelka courtyard
english (translated to russian)

Sarah Featherstone and Jona Piehl will be talking about their work as practitioners, researchers and lecturers, that is concerned with the stories that play out in spaces and the people that tell them.

Jona Piehl has a background in visual communication and over the last years, has worked on projects for clients such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum London, National Parks Singapore and Miraikan Tokyo. She is interested in the range of roles that graphic design can play in different environments, whether in communicating content and engaging audiences or exploring its function as a process/research tool. Next to her practice Jona teaches on the MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments at Central Saint Martins and the MA Cross-Disciplinary Art and Design at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. She is currently undertaking research investigating the dimensions of co-authorship of graphic design and curation in interpretive exhibitions.

Sarah Featherstone is an architect and co-Director of London based practice, Featherstone Young. She is interested in the way people shape their environment and how architecture can stimulate, rather than dictate, activity and social interaction. Her practice has won many awards for it’s work including RIBA awards for The Dellow Centre for homlessness in London, SERICC Crisis centre in Essex and for Ty Hedfan, a new house in Wales. Sarah teaches on the MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments at Central St Martins, is a CABE National Design Review Panel Member and an External Examiner at London Met and Oxford Brookes Universities.

Eco-friendly Orchid House by by Sarah Featherstone