Jury member of Latvian Design Award 2019 — Christopher Turner
Head of the Architecture and Digital Art Department,
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Dr Christopher Turner is Keeper of Design, Architecture and Digital at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He was the Artistic Director of the 2018 London Design Biennale, at which Latvia won the Design Medal. Turner was also the co-curator of the Pavilion of Applied Arts at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. A former editor of Icon magazine, he is a regular contributor to the Guardian, London Review of Books and Apollo about art and culture.
"Everything around us is designed, from the spoon to the city, and whether they are designed well or badly, ethically or irresponsibly, makes a crucial difference."