Tricia Austin

Tricia Austin


Member Since

May 2024

Tricia Austin is an author, design researcher and PhD Supervisor at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London where she founded MA Narrative Environments in 2003 and ran till 2021. She has lectured in Europe, China, Japan and Latin America and directed a number of collaborative projects with universities, businesses and governmental organizations across the world. She was the UK lead on EU-PA, a European project to develop culture-led city regeneration methodologies, involving multiple stakeholders and producing exemplar case studies.

Tricia co-developed and co-convened the international conferences ‘Chaos at the Museum: the participatory turn in exhibition design’, London 2014; ‘Chaos at the Museum: infiltrating the urban fabric’, Buenos Aires 2016; and ‘Transdisciplinary design of narrative environments for a better world’, Hangzhou 2022.

Her most recent book is “Narrative Environments and Experience Design, Space as a Medium of Communication,” which was published by Routledge New York in 2020. She is currently on the editorial board for the new Routledge book series “Museum Making.”

Practice Area

Branded Environments, Digital Experiences, Exhibition, Placemaking

Focus Area

Destination Experiences, Equitable Design, Exhibition, Graphic, Interactive, Interpretive, Sustainability