MELISSA STERRY | Press

Interviewed by and/or had her work featured in over one hundred and fifty international titles including The Guardian, Forbes, New Scientist, Financial Times, Business Insider, Treehugger, Inhabitat, Huffington Post, Good Magazine, Green Futures, Design Week, Marketing Week, PR Week, Wired, The Drum, and Marie Claire.

Participated as a media figurehead/commentator in a wide-range of national and international media productions for film, television, radio and internet, including podcast interviews for Conversations with Mensa, StarTalk radio show and London Real; to-camera interviews and fly-on-the-wall documentary pieces for networks including BBC and NBC; live and pre-recorded radio interviews with regional and national radio stations; online lectures, chats and interviews for titles including Sustain' magazine. Examples include; 

 

2015 - 2017

Contribution to the Living Grid project cited by Forum for the Future. Published 27th July 2017.

Words on World Environment Day for Speakers Corner. Published Jun 5th 2017

Interview with The Woman magazine on interdisciplinary research, learning and practice. Published Mar 1st 2017

Design Exchange cover Beautiful Thinking campaign featuring Melissa Sterry. Published Dec 23rd 2016

Forbes interview with Melissa Sterry on her research work and interests. Published Nov 28th 2016

Human Spaces interview with Melissa Sterry on biodesign and biomimetic cities. Published Sept 15th 2016

Ordinul Arhitecților din România interview with Melissa Sterry on Bionic City. Published Aug 23rd 2016

Interface Beautiful Thinking campaign featuring Melissa Sterry. Published Jul 1st 2016

Society of British and International Design feature Melissa Sterry. Published Jul 1st 2016

Event magazine cite Melissa Sterry on the neuroscience of spaces. Published Apr 13th 2016

New Scientist coverage of the finalists in its Sci-Fi London competition. Published Apr 8th 2016

CLOT magazine interview Melissa Sterry on Bionic City and her inspirations. Published Dec 11th 2015

Unity magazine interview Melissa Sterry on Bionic City. Published Oct 27th 2015

Flipboard Q&A with Melissa Sterry on content curation and more. Published Sept 28th 2015

Melissa Sterry in Q&A with Speakers Corner sharing public speaking advice and insights. Published Jun 26th 2015

Artefact magazine interviews Melissa Sterry for its coverage of TEDxLSE 2015. Published Mar 23rd 2015

Design Decode's interview Melissa Sterry on her work and inspirations. Published Mar 11th 2015

Melissa Sterry's Libertine 100 profile in Libertine magazine. Published Mar 6th 2015

Melissa Sterry's work on the future of the home cited in the Daily Mail. Published Jan 21st 2015

 

2013 - 2014

Melissa Sterry quoted on the future of fashion in The Guardian. Published Oct 7th 2014

Forty over 40 Asks: interview with 2014 honouree Melissa Sterry. Published Sept 29th 2014

Radio interview with Voice of Russia on the future of cities. Recorded Jul 25th 2014. Aired Aug 4th 2014

Coverage of the '40 Women to Watch over 40' 2014 honourees, inc Melissa Sterry in Medium magazine. Published Jul 17th 2014

Melissa Sterry features in Libertine magazine's awareness-building campaign. Published May 14th 2014

Melissa Sterry and her project Bionic City featured in C2MTL's 'Guide for Inquiring Minds'. Published Mar 20th 2014

Quoted on self-repairing cities and the potential for radically different housing maintenance infrastructure in Sustainable Housing magazine. Published Oct 30th 2013

Radio interviews with several regional UK radio stations, including BBC Radio Guernsey, BBC Radio Cornwall and Sunrise Yorkshire, discussing the 'Bedroom of the Future'. Aired Oct 25th - 28th 2013

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's work as a design scientist and futurist on the Sleep Council's 'Bedroom of the Future' project in the Daily Mail. Published Oct 25th 2013

Melissa Sterry gives a quick guidance on how to embrace risks and uncertainty through futurism, Ogunte micro magazine. Published July 5th 2013

Melissa Sterry talks futurism, biomimetics, 3D printing and more, in conversation with show host Brian Rose and artist Alex Ward, London Real. Published Jun 4th 2013

Fellow futurist Joyce Gioia interviews Melissa Sterry for Conversations with Mensa. Recorded in August 2012. Mensa Education & Research Foundation website. Published Mar 20th 2013

'Thinking the unthinkable', Jess Davies quotes Melissa Sterry on the future impacts of 3D printing in the feature, The Drum. Published Jan 4th 2013

'Problem Solvers' journalist Katherine Rowland interviews Melissa Sterry and peers on women's role in STEM, 'Futuristas: Why Women Are Crucial to Change' supplement, Green Futures. Published Jan 1st 2013

 

2011 - 2012

Coverage of StarTalk Live at IGNITION featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson in conversation with futurists Jason Silva and Melissa Sterry, Business Insider. Published Dec 11th 2012

Coverage of StarTalk Live with Neil deGrasse Tyson in conversation with futurists Jason Silva and Melissa Sterry, Startalk radioshow. Published Dec 7th - 9th 2012

'Designed Around You', the public are invited to vote on which articles Melissa Sterry, Greg Whyte and Henrietta Thompson will write for a future-themed supplement, The Guardian. Published Sep 7th 2012

'Five ideas for the future of the built environment', coverage of an urban futures discussion between panelists includingMelissa Sterry and Guardian readers, The Guardian. Published Jun 21st 2012

Coverage of the online discussion ‘What is the Future of the Built Environment?’ with panelists including Melissa Sterry, The Guardian. Published Jun 13th 2012

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's keynote lecture at the Chartered Society of Building NW Novus event 'Future Design Practices by 2050', p. 52, Construction Manager. Published Jun 1st 2012

Interview with Melissa Sterry on Earth 2.0 and Bionic City, inHabitat, voted one of the editors' Top 9 favourite interviews of 2012. Published Apr 17th 2012

Back to the Futurist: Melissa Sterry - an interview about her work as a futurist and the future of futurism, URBNFUTRPublished Jan 11th 2012

Coverage of an #Earth2Chat on pop-up city infrastructure, co-hosted by Melissa Sterry and Steve Oxley, Sustain' Magazine. Published Nov 16th 2011

Coverage of The Lux Energy Club launch, including praise for its keynotes speakers Melissa Sterry and Beau McClellan , Lux Magazine. Published Oct 28th 2011

Coverage of an #Earth2Chat on adaptable cities, co-hosted by Melissa Sterry and Joe Peach, This Big CityPublished Oct 27th 2011

How can technology effect social and environmental change?, Melissa Sterry is one of several panelists in an online debate, The Guardian. Published Sept 22nd 2011

Interview with Melissa Sterry about her research project Bionic City, The Urban Times. Published Sept 21st 2011

Profile of Melissa Sterry and her research project 'The Bionic City', AllVoices. Published Sept 17th 2011

'Creating Adaptable Cities - An Interview with Melissa Sterry', The Big City. Published Sept 13th 2011

Interview with Melissa Sterry on her vision of the future, Think Act Vote. Published Aug 25th 2011

Melissa Sterry's research project 'Bionic City' referenced in an article on smart cities, The Urban Times. Published July 15th 2011

Melissa Sterry profiled in the Journal of the International Bionic Engineering Society. Published Jun 25th 2011

Interview with Melissa Sterry for the cover story of the 'Green Issues' edition, Mensa magazine. Published Jun 23rd 2011

Review of the special screening of Earth 2.0: Initialization at Sci Fi London Film Festival, feat. Q&A session with Melissa Sterry, This Big City. Published May 3rd 2011

 

2009 - 2010

'Melissa Sterry And The City That Loves Floods' - an interview with Melissa about her research project Bionic City, Green Prophet. Published Oct 30th 2010

Quotes from an interview given by Melissa Sterry to The Future Laboratory for its Prohibition Culture report in LSN:global, LSNglobal.comPublished Oct 1st 2010

Interview with Melissa Sterry about her work as a design scientist, sustainability innovator and entrepreneur, Cut Click magazine. Published Aug 1st 2010

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's work co-founding international visual arts award the Creative Graduate Prize, Medium Magazine. Published Jun 1st 2010

Interview with Melissa Sterry discussing her work in sustainability, Planet Green. Published Mar 31st 2010

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's sustainable innovation design initiative New Frontiers, Good Magazine. Published Mar 17th 2010

'Women in Sustainability: An Interview with Melissa Sterry', in which she discusses the sustainability imperative, Huffington Post. Published Mar 14th 2010

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's sustainable design innovation initiative New Frontiers, Treehugger. Published Feb 16th 2010

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's sustainable design innovation initiative New Frontiers, What Women Want. Published Feb 12th 2010

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's sustainability innovation initiative New Frontiers, Marketing Week. Published Feb 11th 2010

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's sustainable design innovation initiative New Frontiers, Design Week. Published Feb 11th 2010

Profiles the Creative Graduate Prize co-founded by Melissa Sterry and Laurie Cansfield, Medium Magazine. Published Jan 1st 2010

Coverage of the Iconique Societás Awards co-founded by Melissa Sterry, Un Nouveau Ideal. Published Dec 3rd 2009

Iconique Societás Awards co-founders Melissa Sterry and Joost van Gorsel profiled, Iconique.com. Published Nov 1st 2009

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's presentation on biomimetic innovation at the Greengaged, Design Council, London Design Festival. Published Sep 29th 2009

University of Salford's Alumni magazine interviews Melissa Sterry on her initiatives in sustainability design and innovation, From Salford. Published Aug 31st 2009

Melissa Sterry quoted on the trend for peer groups that harness the potential of social media, Financial Times. Published Aug 6th 2009

 

2008 and earlier

Interview with Melissa Sterry about her work in sustainability, social enterprise and the visual arts, OguntePublished Dec 1st 2008

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's work co-founding the Iconique Societás Awards, Style Noir. Published Oct 1st 2008

Coverage of some of the young entrepreneurs included in the Future 100 List, including Melissa Sterry, Ethical Pulse. Published Sep 1st 2008

Interview with Melissa Sterry about Sustainable Fashion, The Talent Magazine. Published Jul 1st 2007

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's work raising sponsorship for Zhandra Rhodes 'My Favourite Dress' fundraising ball, Celebrati. Published Jun 1st 2005

Coverage of the Creative Graduate Prize co-founded by Melissa Sterry, Medium Magazine. Published Jun 1st 2005

Melissa Sterry is one of several fashion/event industry professionals featured in a 3-part fly-on-the-wall documentary series, See Hear, BBC 2. Aired April 21st 2007  

Melissa Sterry interviewed for The Today Show, NBC News. Aired February 14th 2006

Interviews with Melissa Sterry, Daily Mail. Published Jun 1st 2004, Aug 30th 2004 and Jan 31st 2005

Coverage of charity fashion show Melissa Sterry produced at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, London featuring brands including Coco de Mer, OK! Magazine.  Published Feb 10th 2004 

Melissa Sterry interviewed by a handful of Gulf television networks, having won a Best Dressed prize at the Dubai International Arabian Race Day. Aired July 18th 2004

Interview with Melissa Sterry, Marie Claire magazine (UK Edition). Published Nov 1st 2003

Coverage of Melissa Sterry's work as event director of a Louis Mariette fundraising fashion show held at Kensington Roof Gardens, London, Access All Areas. Published Jun 1st 2003

'Turning rebellion into... charity', coverage of Melissa Sterry's work as sponsorship director of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund concert at the Royal Opera House, London, Access All Areas. Published Dec 1st 2002

Several Gulf newspapers include Melissa Sterry in coverage of a UK trade-mission to the region, Gulf Daily News, Bahrain Tribune, etc. Published Sept 25th 2002

'The Networking Party of The Year', coverage of a networking event directed by Melissa Sterry at the St. James Square Marquee, London, Event Specialist. Published Sep 1st 2002

 Interview with Melissa Sterry and colleagues at Think Pod design group, Revolution magazine. Published Aug 1st 2001