Andrew is Contextual and Theoretical Studies (CTS) Year One Coordinator and a Senior Lecturer linked to the Graphic Design Communication Programme at London College of Communication.
Andrew holds a PGCE with Distinction (University of Essex, 2013), an MA with Distinction in Design Writing Criticism (London College of Communication, 2010) and a First Class BA (Hons) in Visual Communication Design (Ravensbourne, 1995).
Andrew has seven years teaching experience as an Associate Lecturer in four art and design Institutions. Since 2015 Andrew has taught exclusively at LCC where he combines his passion for graphic design practice, theory and writing.
Andrew worked as a graphic designer at CDT Design in the mid 1990s, on projects for Benenden School, Design Council, The Earth Centre, Royal National Theatre, Our Price Music, South Bank Centre and Volkswagen UK. At Lloyd Northover Andrew worked on projects for BNFL, UBS, The Millennium Commission and SITA – an aerospace information technology specialist. As a founding partner in Unleaded Design, Andrew worked for art galleries, local councils and publishers and for many years with the Royal Society of Arts on the annual Student Design Awards.
Andrew is currently co-editing a book about the Graphic Design School at Ravensbourne 1963–present. His research interests are in authorship, graphic design history and theory, modernist graphic design and architecture and queer theory. He defines himself as a 'radical modernist' a position created by the late great American designer Dan Friedman.
Andrew is the External Examiner for Theory modules in the BA (Hons) Graphic Communication Design at University of Westminster.