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Peter Maxwell

Strategist, Journalist and Design Writer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Journalist - Strategist & Planner

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About me

I'm a futurologist analysing how major social, economic and technological trends will shape tomorrow's business landscape, as well as a seasoned design and architecture critic with bylines for multiple international magazines such as Disegno, Art Review, Space, form, MARK, Grafik, Icon, Campaign and Eye.

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Skills

  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Critical Analysis
  • Consultancy
  • Writing Communication
  • Idea Concept Development

Work history

Currently

Senior Journalist

The Future Laboratory

Mar 2016
  • Full Time
  • Working as a senior journalist for the Future Laboratory’s forecasting hub, LS:N Global, my role is to research major trends across a range of industries and deliver this information via a variety of channels, from written articles to films, public presentations and events. My current areas of research include mapping how brands can integrate into game-space, the impact of artificial intelligence on the home and workplace, the decentralisation of the sharing economy and how concepts of luxury evolve in a digital context.

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Assistant Editor

Dirty Furniture

Sep 2014
  • Full Time
  • Dirty Furniture is a new independent design magazine that uncovers the relationship between people and the things they live with. Conceived as a finite printed series of six and showcasing design’s best writers and emerging talents, each issue takes a piece of furniture as its theme and uses it as a springboard to explore topics spanning politics, design, history, technology, psychology, manufacturing and art. Distributed internationally.

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Critic

Freelance Writer

Sep 2012
  • Freelance
  • I'm a freelance architecture and design critic based in London. I cofounded the design biennial Dirty Furniture and have written for such publications as Disegno, Art Review, Space, form, MARK, Grafik, Icon, Onomatopee, Uncube, NOON, Campaign and Human Being Journal.

2014

Staff Writer

Grafik Magazine

Apr 2013 - Dec 2014
  • Full Time

Education

2012

Critical Writing

Royal College of Art

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012

2010

English Literature

University of Warwick

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
  • 1st Class