Lynne is Head of School for Art, Design and Performance. Coming from a professional background in global retail design, Lynne lead the BA (hons) Interior Architecture and Design course as a Principal Lecturer in the School of Architecture for 10 years, is a member of Interior Educators and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Lynne’s 2010 book Interior Design Basics: Retail Design is recognised as a key text for undergraduate design courses, and the second edition, co-authored with Stephen Anderson, will be published in 2019. Lynne has also published co-authored journal articles relating to professionalism in design and assessment for learning; and has presented at international conferences on these subjects.

Lynne's Doctoral research combines her research interests in interior design and pedagogy, examining the education and role of women in the design sector.   


Research interests

  • Retail, Branding and Experiential Environments
  • Women in Design
  • Design Pedagogy