Lorna Soar has over 25 years experience working with architects, designers and manufacturers in the construction industry.
In 1981 Lorna studied a degree for Technical & Scientific Illustration. 1983 – 1987 she worked for a number of different advertising & design studios in Cambridge, working first as an illustrator then as a graphic designer and finally as a studio manager. She formed Lorna Soar Design & Communication in 1987, to concentrate on corporate identity and brochure/book design for architects, going on to win a number of prestigious McNaughton paper awards for design & print management. From the mid 1980’s she has also managed an architectural photographic library networking with media around the world.
In the 1990’s her work expanded to include more research and targeted marketing campaigns for a broader client base within the built environment. Including product launches and introducing international manufacturers to the UK; devising and implementing advertising, PR and marketing strategies. Her work also includes events, seminars and curating exhibitions.
Biomimicry and the Ecological Age
Roger Hawkins, Julian Robinson
The Crossrail Journey
Alex de Rijke, Richard Woods
Truth to Materials and Other Untruths
Sean Griffiths, Erik Kessels
David Nelson, Per Arnoldi
Colour is Communication
Sir Terry Farrell, Professor David Mach
The Relationship between Art & Architecture
Ken Shuttleworth, Roger Ridsdill Smith
Simon Allford, Roger Zogolovitch
Rules of Engagement
Robert Emmerson, John McAslan
Less is More
Mark Whitby, Antony Gormley
The Art of Work
Roland Paoletti, Chris Wilkinson
Web of Life
Photographic portraits of 100 architectural practices in their workspaces by Timothy Soar, alongside illustrative examples of their work.
Organised and curated by Lorna Soar.