Mackinnon Byrne is a graphic design studio based in London and Lugano with a decade’s experience focusing on architectural and cultural subject-matter.

A design and research focus on publishing practices, typography and form underpins their rigorous, crafted approach to design projects. Mackinnon Byrne works across editorial, identity and exhibition projects for built environment and cultural-sector clients.

Ella Mackinnon and Linda Byrne both hold an MA in book design from the University of Reading and currently art-direct RIBAJ and Architects’ Journal magazines, while also collaborating on editorial commissions and self-publishing projects. 

Linda Byrne is senior lecturer on BA Graphic Design at Kingston Univerisity where she leads a publishing design pathway and interdisciplinary projects.

Linda Byrne
Ella Mackinnon
The Hithe, Unit 10, 71-75 Albion St, London SE16 7JA

Architects’ Journal / Royal Institute of British Architect / The Developer / European General Galvanizers Association / BleepBleeps / Goldsmiths College / London Borough of Hackney / The British Library / Assocation of Illustrators / London Borough of Redbridge / Futurecity / Esmée Fairbairn Foundation / Cass Business School / Fundamental Architectural Inclusion


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