Wayne Hemingway

English designer and co-founder of HemingwayDesign HemingwayDesign

Wayne Hemingway co-founded HemingwayDesign in 1981.

He has particular expertise in overcoming negative perceptions of places, internally and externally, through community led place-making, events strategies and meanwhile uses.  He is currently leading on town centre visions for towns including Basingstoke, Kidderminster and Newbury.  Major projects include The Good Business Festival.

Other than his BSc degrees in Geography and Town Planning, Wayne is on the Design Council Trustee Board and on the Design Council CABE Committee. Wayne received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list of 2006 for services to design. In addition, Wayne is a Professor at Northumbria University and has Doctorates / Fellowships at Leeds Beckett, University of Stafford, Lancaster University, Regents University London, Blackburn and University of Cumbria.


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