Rick Poynor (UK)

Rick Poynor is a British writer, critic, lecturer and curator, specialising in design, media and visual culture. He is Visiting Professor in Design Criticism and Research Methods at the postgraduate Royal College of Art in London. 
He was the founding editor of Eye magazine in London, which he edited from 1990 to 1997, and he has contributed the ‘Critique’ column to Eye since 1999. He has written a regular column for Print magazine since 2000. His articles, essays and reviews have appeared in I.D., Metropolis, Harvard Design Magazine, Adbusters, Blueprint, Icon, Frieze, Creative Review, Etapes, Domus, The Guardian, Financial Times and many other publications. 
In 2003, he was a co-founder of Design Observer.