Tom Stuart-Smith (1)

It being nearly summer, people are sitting out having lunch in the Keeper’s House garden at the RA.   It was designed (at spectacularly short notice) by Tom Stuart-Smith.   He has just had an exhibition of his drawings at the gallery at the back of Alan Baxter’s offices in Cowcross Street.   Not only does he conceptualise all his projects through drawings, but he requires all his staff to do so as well.   He won the contract through a beautifully presented drawing done not by him, but by a member of his staff.   It’s a skill which may have lost currency in art teaching, but remains a pleasure to behold:






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