Paul Kerlaff is a furniture designer, design educator and researcher, and Programme Leader for BDes (Hons) Interior and Spatial Design at Edinburgh Napier University.
Since 2001 his company With Kerlaff has worked with clients including SuperDry, Channel 4, Heathrow Terminal 5, and the Scottish Parliament, and his research-led design practice has been exhibited at venues including 100% Design London, MUDAC in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Venice Architecture Biennale. Paul is currently working with the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture and Neat Living to establish strategies for design for re-use in modular furniture.
Mark Gower is the Course Leader of BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design at UCA Farnham and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Before joining the university, Mark was Principal Lecturer and Head of the Fashion and Design Programmes at Regent’s University London. Mark graduated from the Royal College of Art (RCA) in 1999 with an MA in Architecture and Interiors. While at the RCA Mark received a commendation for his dissertation entitled ‘Football's hidden Architecture'.
Mark has worked with various design companies, including Imagination Ltd. and Studio db, on projects ranging from the recent redevelopment of Fenwick on Bond Street, to designing a European tour stage set for a pop band. Mark has been responsible for leading design teams for major clients in the UK and worldwide including Hong Kong and India. His clients have included Aquascutum, B&Q, Land Rover and Eureka! The museum for Children.