Hugo Macdonald is a design, architecture and urbanism critic and consultant living in London. He studied Arabic and modern history at Cambridge University before moving to London. He was deputy editor of Wallpaper* magazine's website and then design editor at Monocle magazine where he hosted Monocle radio's weekly design and architecture show, Section D. Today he is the brand director at Studioilse, Ilse Crawford's design consultancy. His writing has been published in titles including the FT, Guardian, The Modern Design Review and The London Society Journal.
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