About Graeme Brooker
Professor Graeme Brooker is an academic, writer and designer based in the UK. He is the head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has held numerous senior positions in institutions in the UK, most notably at the Universities of Cardiff, Manchester and Brighton, where he taught both studio and theory in interior architecture and design. Between 2013-2015 he was the Head of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University. He has written numerous books on the design of interior space and in particular on the implications of reusing existing buildings, including co-authoring the highly acclaimed Rereadings (RIBA Enterprises 2004). Other co-authored publications include Form and Structure (AVA 2007), Context and Environment (AVA 2008), The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture (AVA 2008), Objects and Elements (AVA 2009), and What is Interior Design? (Rotovision 2010). More recent publications include From Organisation to Decoration (with Sally Stone: Routledge 2013), The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design (with Lois Weinthal: BERG 2013), Key Interiors Since 1900 (Laurence King 2013) and Adaptation Strategies for Interior Architecture & Design (Bloomsbury 2016).
He is the founder and Director of Trustees for the charity Interior Educators (IE), the national subject association for interiors in the UK. He is a commissioning editor for the publisher Lund-Humphreys and is also a member of the editorial advisory board for the journals Interiors: Design: Architecture: Culture (BERG) and the Australian/New Zealand based Journal I.D.E.A. He was awarded an HEA National Teaching Fellowship in 2015. He is currently working on numerous publications, including a second volume of his first book Rereadings, (RIBA Enterprises) and The Story of the Interior (Phaidon), a reworking of the seminal publication by Gombrich, charting the narrative of the story of inside space.