Benjamin Mackay


Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Cambridge School of Art

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Interior design , Narrative and Placemaking , Design Education

An Interior Designer, Benjamin has worked both in his native Sydney, New York City and the UK. At the Cambridge School of Art Benjamin has facilitated design education for Education First,and the National Saturday (Art & Design) Club.


Benjamin undertook design study in both Australia and the UK, and has worked in and around design for close to 20 years. A Feng Shui consultant in New York City was followed by apartment refurbishments in Sydney to recently working on a prototype university campus of the future in London, Benjamin has a great diversity of design research and insight. He brings to Interior Design at Anglia Ruskin a focus on narrative and asks the question ‘what makes a place?


Current Modules Taught:
  • Interior Design Studio 1
  • Interior Design Studio 2
  • Building Technology in Interior Design
  • Interior Design Studio 4
  • Interior Design Studio 5
  • Research Project
  • Interior Design Major Project


  • Ba. (Hons) Interior Design- Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University
  • PG Cert. Learning and Teaching (Higher Education), Anglia Ruskin University
  • Ma. Narrative Environments- Central St. Martins, University of Arts London