John is an art, architecture and design critic, with roles as Deputy Editor of Icon in London and Managing Editor of ArtAsiaPacific in Hong Kong. He currently writes and edits for a wide range of cultural magazines and book publishers, with a particular focus on the ambitions, achievements and disappointments of the post-war era.
by John Jervis Dec 18, 2020
The exhibition Memphis: Plastic Field in the British town of Milton Keynes explores the group's playful, provocative spirit as it showcases over 150 pieces from the 1980s design movement.
by John Jervis Oct 02, 2020
On Danish architect Bjarke Ingels’ 46th birthday, the website of his practice aptly lists a total of 46 projects completed by the firm. John Jervis observes the BIG phenomenon.
by John Jervis May 11, 2020
John Jervis writes about the people and ideas that shaped the world’s most successful art gallery, and how it will need to find a new approach in a world of reduced tourism.
by John Jervis Mar 27, 2020
It's Mies' birth anniversary, but would the pre-eminent architect of America’s golden age receive the same welcome from his adopted nation in the age of “making America great again”?
by John Jervis Jan 07, 2020
Design theory has changed over the decades, acquiring a boundless purview that museums struggle to contain. The V&A London’s new show proves that it can be done - but not easily.