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Robin Jenkins

Interior and Spatial Design Senior Lecturer
Chelsea College of Arts
Robin  Jenkins


Robin Jenkins’ research includes the establishing of a Lifeboat Service in Japan and the design of “Instant Lifeboat Station”. He is an active lifeboat crew member with the Thames Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and a practicing artist.

Jenkins graduated from the Architectural Association in London and worked in professional practices for eight years before becoming a tutor at University of the Arts London.

On the BA Interior and Spatial Design course at Chelsea College of Arts Jenkins is:

  • Design Research Studio leader for Design and Survive: research and design for disaster on local and global scales
  • Third year coordinator
  • First and second year tutor

He is also responsible for a tutor group on the MA Interior and Spatial Design.

Jenkins has a studio in south London, but his practice also sees him working in south Wales, Japan and Greece.

He is currently working on a publication about work created over the last 10 years, looking at the link between design, home, memory and the need to survive.


BA Interior and Spatial Design

MA Interior and Spatial Design