Professor Daniel Charny is a designer, curator and design educator.
He is co-founder and director of London-based research studio From Now On, where clients include the Design Museum, British Council, Cathedral Group and Heatherwick Studio. Charny has curated major design shows of which the best known is the critically acclaimed Power of Making at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Committed to promoting the value of design and making to our future lives, Charny is the co-founder and director of Fixperts, a creative social design and design education platform, now active in 12 countries and 20 universities. Working closely with the British Council he is creative director of the international Maker Library Network. He is also founding director of the Central Research Laboratory, a positive business hardware incubator in West London.
An internationally recognised expert, Charny contributes to conferences, think-tanks, design juries and professional advisory boards. He is currently Professor of Design at Kingston University and Senior Research Fellow at the V&A.