Global director for product design, creative direction, branding and retail concepts. A trustee of the Crafts Council, a veteran Londoner, with knowledge of the European, US and East Asian markets; both retail and hospitality. Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Early in his career, Peter designed china for Thomas Goode, and became the Managing Director of the Thomas Goode Bone China Manufactory.
Peter was invited to join Asprey and Garrard as head of Homeware in 2001.
Peter has designed commissions for Harrods, Liberty, Barneys, Neiman Marcus and Gump’s. In 2011, Peter launched the Flutter tableware collection with Hong Kong-based retailer Loveramics. A creative partnership with the fashion design team at high-street retailer Oasis followed, with Peter’s first capsule clothing collection launching in August 2014.
In 2011, Peter guided French / Asian porcelain brand Legle through a complete brand transformation, also creating several collections of tableware.
Peter’s 1660 LONDON collection of porcelain drinking vessels launched in 2012 to international acclaim and were immediately acquired by the V&A and stocked at Fortnum and Mason.
In 2013, Peter designed an original table service for the prestigious Lung King Heen restaurant at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong; the world’s first Chinese restaurant to be awarded the coveted Michelin three-star rating.
Peter has several designs in the permanent collection of the V&A and more recently, in the 2015 special exhibition What is Luxury? A bespoke design acquired by The British Museum and The V&A, following a dinner to mark the seminal collaboration
between the and the National Museum of China, The British Museum and The V&A.
A member of the selection panel for Crafted, organised by Walpole and Vacheron Constatin, Peter co-curated exhibitions at Somerset House in 2013 and at the Royal Academy in 2014.
Peter has tutored at five of the UK and Ireland’s most respected universities for product design and has lectured at the Royal College of Art and Central St Martins.