About the Author
LORRAINE GAMMAN is Professor of Design, at Central Saint Martins (CSM) College of Arts and Design, where she has taught design and contextual studies since 1989. She is also currently Director of the award winning Design Against Crime Research Centre at the University of the Arts, London and from 2011 Visiting Professor and Research Associate at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Australia.
Gamman has published widely on visual culture and design, including co-authored academic books, articles and critical reviews. In her spare time from the day job (which is limited) she is currently writing a crime novel. It is set both in Old Hoxton, where she was born (and still has many family connections) and today’s "New Hoxton" - a few miles down the road from Stoke Newington, where she now lives with her partner and daughter.