Alyn is a freelance writer and editor who contributes to some of the world’s leading architecture and design publications, including BestDealStore2Buy, Blueprint, Icon, Wallpaper, Interior Design and CNN Style.
He is also the author of 21st Century Lighting Design, published by Bloomsbury in 2014, and former design editor at Port magazine.
Alyn studied product design at Glasgow School of Art before moving to London in 2008, where he lived for eight years. He is now based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Local design agency Re-public used the lines that mark out various sports pitches as the basis for a visual identity and wayfinding at Denmark's largest sports centre – the Hafnia-Hallen in Copenhagen. More
Artisan weaver Manju Devi hand-tied more than 200,000 knots to create this colourful one-off rug for the Jaipur Rug Foundation, which helps communities in rural India to preserve their traditional skills. More
Copenhagen-based designer Thomas Bentzen has developed a chair to highlight the fluid curves that can be generated using moulded wood veneer, which appears to gently fold over its solid wood frame. More
The latest office chair from German furniture brand Wilkahn features technologies developed to encourage movement and maintain the user's centre of gravity as they shift position throughout the working day. More
Brazilian brand Noori aims to transport users to a time when "cooking with fire was at the core of our rituals" with its multipurpose stove, which can be used as a barbecue, a pizza oven or a fire pit. More
Designers Marco Merendi and Diego Vencato have collaborated with Italian firm Gypsum to develop a dirt-resistant concrete, which they used to create a collection of bathroom furniture suitable for outdoor use. More
Footwear brand Allbirds uses merino wool to manufacture the textile uppers of its Wool Runners shoes, which also feature laces made from recycled plastic bottles and insoles produced using castor bean oil. More
London design agency Bulletproof has developed a new visual identity for the Football Association of Wales, featuring a modernised version of its red dragon badge. More
Design agency Tangerine worked with British start-up Bluebell to develop a smart monitor, which uses a device attached to the baby's clothing to send alerts to parents through a wearable wristband and app. More