Gem is a experienced designer, with a BArch and DipArch in Architecture. She is Creative Director of studioBartonBandy a young + progressive architecture practice based in Brighton + Manchester. She has 6 years experience in lecturing in design, architecture, interior design and interior architecture in academic institutions across the country including; Manchester School of Art, Salford University, The Open University, Nottingham University and Brighton University. Gem is a freelance architecture + design writer for publications such as Design exchange magazine, Mark Magazine, T-R-E-M-O-R-S Magazine and Design Bureau. Gem has also spoken at design events such as Clerkenwell Design Week, and is on the Brighton Committee of the South East Design Forum. She has curated exhibitions for Brighton Fringe, the RIBA and Love Architecture Festival representing hundreds of artists from around the world to date.