Johanna Agerman Ross design, architecture and fashion writer

Johanna Agerman Ross
London Academy, Gwangju Design Biennale, 6 June 2011

I’m part of a panel debate on “communities, design, politics” with Liza Fior, Jeremy Till, Indy Johar, Tony Fretton and Francisco Sanin at the London Met. It’s part of the Academy series organised by the Gwangju Biennale Foundation and its curator Beatrice GalilĂ©e, who is also chairing the event.

Sofia Design Week, 11-12 June 2011

In June I’m heading to Sofia for its third design week. I’m giving a talk about design and the everyday. Other speakers include Konstantin Grcic and Matali Crasset.

New Architectects Portugal_UK, 18 November 2010

I chaired a talk with three up-and-coming Portuguese architecture practices at the Architecture Fundation in London.

The Brilliant Design Lecture, 10 November 2010

As part of the first Internet Week in London I hosted the Brilliant Design Lecture.

Pecha Kucha, 21 September 2010

I chaired the Pecha Kucha at Modus during the London Design Festival and delivered a short presentation on vibrators.

The SAS Royal Hotel by Arne Jacobsen
The SAS Royal Hotel by Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen’s gesamtkunstwerk is now 50 years old.

Icon, August 2010

Issey Miyake
Issey Miyake

I recently interviewed Issey Miyake in Paris. The piece is in the November issue of Icon, out now. I will publish the feature here in a while.

The Valentine Typewriter
The Valentine Typewriter

Glossy, sexy and desirable. The Valentine was the it-bag of its day.

Icon, February 2009

Profile: 5.5 Designers
Profile: 5.5 Designers

The French design studio 5.5 welcomed me to their Paris office on a sunny Sunday afternoon.

Icon, December 2008
Photo: Kourtney Roy

Profile: TAF Arkitekter
Profile: TAF Arkitekter

Gabriella and Mattias showed me around their bare Stockholm studio.

Icon, June 2009
Photo: Marcus Palmqvist