Lynn Pearson is an architectural historian and photographer, specialising in postwar decorative arts, breweries and the outer reaches of architectural history. She has published 18 books including Public Art since 1950 (Shire Publications, 2006) and British Breweries: An Architectural History (Hambledon Press, 2000). She wrote the Tile Gazetteer (Richard Dennis, 2005) for the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society, and is Editor of the Society's Journal. Her website includes a database of postwar murals and related downloads, as well as many photographs (and a link to her dog's blog). She is currently working on Played on Tyne and Wear, to be published by English Heritage in 2009 as part of the groundbreaking Played in Britain series (see www.playedinbritain.co.uk).