Justin McGuirk, born in London in 1975, is a writer and chief curator at the Design Museum in London. His most recent exhibition is a retrospective on the French designer Charlotte Perriand. McGuirk is the author and editor of several books, including Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture (Verso, London and New York, 2014). His articles have appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, Domus and numerous architecture and design journals.
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