John RobertsonJohn Robertson is a Fellow of the RSA, an innovator in ACE Architecture, Computing and Engineering, technical author, adult skills trainer and independent consultant. Winner of Innovation awards from CEO Today, Total Business and Finance Monthly.

My aim is to be open, clear and concise as possible for the reader.

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As an independent consultancy with authentic leadership, our team includes a chartered business manager CMI Chartered Management Institute and IAM Institute of Administrative Management.

Below are past and present partnerships, affiliations, some projects and personal background.

Blended Education and Commercial

Watch link Wendy Fitzwilliams present the Official Launch of TTAP Factory, Received Special Thanks in the Credits for supporting the Launch.

Supported the launch of UTT TTAP Factory, setup the 3D Printing workspace and 3D printed model of Prof Kenneth S. Julien the founder of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) for the launch of the UTT TTAP Factory link (Tamana Technology & Animation Production Factory) developed with special permission on indigenous Amerindian land, The most advanced blended education and commercial facility in animation in the Caribbean and Central American region.

Design and Craftsmanship

Medical model of human heart, Silver pendant with patina

John Robertson's design's for VerticesEdge Ltd using medical, algorithmic and generative design, British design, manufacturing and craftsmanship, makers mark a unique laser Hallmarked, premium packaging design and marketed using interactive VR Virtual Reality link on social media, hand-picking by the leading community platform for independent designers and artisans from across the globe and Interviews published with fashion websites and industry experts.

Innovator Member of the Digital Twin Hub

National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) link, created by the Centre for Digital Britain at the University of Cambridge and housed at the Connected Places Catapult, Examining the impact of extreme weather on energy, water and telecom's networks, and how a collaborative, data-sharing approach can improve their resilience to climate change. link

Nasa Coastal Climate Central, Below Flood level by 2030 Click to enlarge. potential regional humanitarian crisis within 8 years.

Feb 2022 Trinidad and Tobago National 12 hours link Power Outage, sharing details of the National Digital Twin programme (NDTp) for planning resilience in vital infrastructure model to Trinidad's National Information and Communication Technology Company Limited iGovTT for national digitization to protect vital infrastructure.


Deeply honored to be Invited to private Amerindian community museum a place of faith, culture and objects of popular history, including chased metal on steel depicting the Spanish arrival.

African Sculpture Garden

Followed my instinct and started removing sand to unearth a sculpture garden, large African head carvings on a coconut tree root ball buried on the beach and wood sculptures concealed in the trees in Tobago, some where simply tripped out surfer Art while others had greater cultural significance. "NO MAN CAN CURSE WHO GOD HAS BLESSED". the twin islands culture is famous for voodoo, a practice of using fear to make someone susceptible to being taken advantage of.

British Library: Rare artifacts

Invited In 2019 to the British Library, to meet the Project Manager, British Library Labs, and the Digital Curator for the Asian and African Collections to discuss their project 3D scanning (photogrammetry) rare artifacts and embedding them online to give the World free access. link

NFT Rare Digital Art

Gallery of some of Rare Digital Art link with identity verified and NFT certified as a digital asset to be unique using the Hive blockchain, which is being used to build the decentralised Web 3.0. link

The Stages of making a 3D Printed Heart

Certified spare parts for the Emergency Services in the Third World

Dec 2019 met scientist from the Adopt a River Program, asked for ideas to assist the water authority through the seven years of lower than expected annual rainfall and daily temperatures of 35°C, leading to water rationing nationwide, ideas included water saving methods and education projects in schools.

Met Fire Service chief training officer in the Capital, who described the need to pump Water from the Sea to fight Fires in the Capital City, Discussing the increased corrosion from Salt water and the need for a reliable supply chain for spare parts for the pumps, and this in a country where everyone lives behind burglar proofing because of the high levels of reported crime.

Mastering AM at MTC The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing

Contacted MTC Advanced Manufacturing Centre link about their (FIAB) Factory In A container Box project link, FIAB is the remote manufacturing of certified parts, using industry 4.0. link which also reduces the carbon footprint of the distribution supply chain.

Was given the go ahead from the then Director of Operations to contact the required people, Contacted Dr Alleyne, a top NASA space engineer from Trinidad, to liaise.

The pandemic then affected global supply chain, I was later invited by MTC Chief technical officer to a new managing metal binding course 2022, after MTC had focused its efforts into designing and manufacturing a refrigerated cooling system for COVID 19 Vaccines.

Adult skills trainer

Business Studies
Delivering Industry Talk to University Business Studies Students

While providing technical support to approximately one thousand students with their creative projects in 2018, established the UEL Digital Fabrication Lab (DFUEL) link training centre within ACE Architecture Computing and Engineering and the ARTS, with trusted partners including Laser Lines Ltd link and Autodesk Design Academy link, providing Fusion 360 training, Drone design and Auto Topology to staff and students.

Adult skills trainer
Final year architect studying under course lead working for Zaha Hadid Architects.

Final year Architect spent the Summer of 2017 surveying the Historic Buildings in Havana Cuba, and found geometry errors in file formats between software rendering it unusable, I created a workflow for the laser cutting piece, allowing it to be delivered to deadline.

Breast feeding medal

Work-in-progress (WIP) a medal design requested by a breast feeding councilor for a UN breast feeding project in the Caribbean, to improve infant nutrition.

Trained in engraving at Guildhall Uni by the craftsman who hand engraved the plates for £5 note for the bank of England, and I later worked closely with the CNC test bed centre which made the first prototypes of the Digital Bank Notes for the Royal Mint.

Medical 3D Printing in the Third World

Prof Persad link highlighted the issue's Covid 19 had on the supply chain and the need for low cost sustainable consumables and the current focus on medical pre-surgery planning models using FDM fused deposition modeling, I pointed to recycling PLA Polylactic acid Class 7 recyclable, compostable plastic, extruding into filament for 3D Printing which their currently is the technology, Prof Persad paper in the Caribbean medical journal link points to the need for training of Radiographers / Other Medical Professionals.

Veteran Hospitals
FDA Virtual Public Workshop 3D Printing in Hospitals link

Free Open source medical imaging link Software and Training for 3D slicer link and MeshLab link.

As 3D printing specialist for 3D Systems link reseller in the United Kingdom, CAD Skills trainer, trained installation, preventative maintenance and service engineer for devices used in the Hospitals for medical training and surgery planing, business partner with 3D printing Corporate industry experts Materialise link.

Recently met a ultrasound technician and discussed medical imaging DICOM file data, volumetric pixels called Voxels into 3D CAD model using STL file for 3D Printing, used for creating model of fetus for blind pregnant mothers to be.


While the pandemic caused suffering and anguish for many, their are concerns of the long term effects of the experience, a member of the British Red Cross informed me they expect higher demand on mental health services globally.

Prescription reordering system

Amazon Button
Prescription reordering system

Concept design for prescription reordering system for a nutritional suppliment that reduces inflammation on the brain, for the Armed Forces and Pro Athletes who have sustained concussion and secondary impact. 2015


At UEL University of East London, a German WWII 500-kilogram un-exploded ordnance (UXBs) was discovered during preparation work for the extension work to London City Airport, I was easily able to identify the location on a new interactive 3D computer survey model of archaeological planning records, developed by the Hartree Centre to protect the Nations archeology and help avoid costly construction development issues.


Remeberance day poppies
Royal British Legion, Remembrance Day Poppies.

Honored by my old colleagues at WB, who showcased my design and craftmanship on their stand at IJL International Jewellery London next to their work for the Royal British Legion, link making the Remembrance Day Poppies commemorating 100 years since the beginning of the Battle of the Somme in WWI. (cast using British shells from the battle and soil from the front line mixed in the enamel)

Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd.

Had the great Honor of being invited to visit Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd HQ in Denham. The Pioneers of the aviation ejection seat who's seats have recorded 7675 lives saved, met with some of the team, and looked on the Wall of Fame of the all recorded Ejectee's.

Bioprinting: 3D Printing human body parts

While in the Middle East an architect once warned me if their is only a single exit in a hotel immediately leave!, I noticed this building in August 2019 on the way to a large Caribbean music event called Carifesta Concert Island Beats! and spent a good part of the night discussing Bio Printing Skin for skin grafts and the greatly increased survival rates with the fire service in attendance at the event.

Bio printing skin

later discussed with the quality assurance manager at the local hospital and sent copies of training certificates for verification (new build with car park under the business with one exit, photo taken on day of the event.)

Certificate in Bioprinting: 3D Printing human body parts, link

DCYPHER my custom foundation

Skin tone scan and scientific colour values

Connected with start up cosmetics company DCYPHER link, developing a bespoke foundation range with 1 million tones to match the clients unique skin tone, prior to lockdown ran remote tests and attempted to look at its application in health care covering visible scare tissue to improve any possible negative psychological effect etc.

DCYPHER my custom foundation was awarded a Cosmopolitan 2021 Beauty Award! link

Affordable access to online education

Discussed affordable computing and online access to education with in a woman's crisis center in Laventille, pointing out the raspberry Pi link computer and the free linux based open source software available as a possible solution. (having owned one since 2012) soon afterwards the pandemic affected all learning and distance learning became was the only way to access to education.

3D Scanning and Reverse engineering

Met the UK Passports identity expert and discussed the geometry ratio studies of the face, created the photogrammetry WebGL 3D Virtual Reality model below, Optimised for high detail use with mobile and VR devices, including observation annotations and HDR environmental lighting, with thanks to Cannon UK link, and 3D Systems Gentle Giant Studios link.

Fine detail online Interactive VR 3D scan link

Contacted by the head of pathology at the University Hospitals London who works for US medical company, and arranging for 3D scanning of small object for training of medical professionals.

Anti Cyberbullying


When a hate campaign was started by a militant vegan who mistakenly believed animals where harmed in the creation of his work, old friend Prosthetics artist Bill Turpin who's credits include film, and TV, WARHORSE, CLASH OF THE TITANS, GLADIATOR, BAND OF BROTHERS, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, contacted me to be involved in self producing this project for THE CYBERSMILE FOUNDATION link. published on a number of creative and tech websites, one alone with 1.3 million unique monthly visitors.

The Anti Cyberbullying campaign aimed at reducing the rates of mental health, and self harm in teens, Cyberbullying is any form of digital hate or harassment.


Met the CEO of nTopology, Inc. link at MTC and discussed their use of the latest 3D printing file format 3MF 3D Manufacturing Format, which is currently making a big impact in medical design and aerospace engineering.

Smart Cities energy saving

Proposed CIE sky link from ground observations of the Moon's elimination to the STFC for planning the lighting of Smart Cities to reduce their energy consumption and record light pollution values to improve viewing the night sky.

Moon sighting
The Moon's illumination, photographed from my garden in East London 15/02/19, dense smog caused the creation of the clean air act of 1956, and harmful vehicle fumes the Ultra Low Emission Zone ULEZ 2021

Rehabilitation of offenders

Provided technical support to an animator involved in reforming young offenders in prisons, and provided information of free CAD software used in lighting design to reduce energy consumption to an official involved in prisoner reform.

Tools for Space

Advised on the creation of 3D printing / VR system for tool training for the environment of Space, and attended Working Together to grow the UK Space Market at Teledyne e2v May 2019.

Awarded Full Fellowship of the RSA

Awarded Full Fellowship of the RSA link (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) in June 2019 an award granted to individuals that the RSA judges to have made outstanding achievements to social progress and development.

Enriching society through ideas and action for over 260 years

Member of the Good Work Guild a diverse global network of Fellows working to tackle the most pressing issues related to economic security and labour-market transforming technologies.

Today the RSA has 30,000 active members across over 80 countries, Notable past fellows include Nelson Mandela, Tim Berners-Lee, Benjamin Franklin, David Attenborough, Stephen Hawking, Karl Marx, Adam Smith, William Hogarth, John Diefenbaker, and Charles Dickens.

Rory Jackson, COO of RAPLAS Technologies Ltd

Quote "John Robertson has an industry recognised level of expertise in the following areas: Creative design Skills, Technical knowledge CAD Design, Additive manufacture, 3D Printing Colour."

3D printing specialist

3D printing specialist for LGS London Graphic Systems (acquired by Ethos integration 2016), the digital workflow, Colour management and print specialists described as a fourth emergency service by the creative industries in London, for its swift expert response to technical and service issues.

Guardian news
Photogrammetry and 3D print on Projet 660 Pro for the Guardian newspaper, the model husband link

Clients include the major Architectural practices, Car design studio's, Product and Packaging design studio's and Creative Design and Branding agencies and more, As the 3D printing specialist, CAD consultant, skills trainer, technician, I held creative industry Lunch and Learn events, talks and was a spokesperson to the media, including the Wall Street Journal, GQ, The Gadget Show and Print Week industry journalists.

In partnership with iMakr Ltd consumer retail store, 3D printing Bureau service and production of MiniYou Figurines, models of people and objects that where 3D scanned at luxury department stores John Lewis, Harvey Nickles, Selfridges.

Royal Visits

Had the great pleasure and Honor of escorting members of the Travancore Royal family the custodians of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Hindu Temple link on visits to the Queens Gallery link Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace and for tea in Soho.

The Gardens of Buckingham Palace

STFC Hartree Center

Partnership with the internationally recognised STFC Science and Technology Facilities Council, Hartree Centre link the UK centre of Supercomputing, AI and Quantum Computing.

Hartree Centre Business Development manager, Innovate UK

‘John Robertson has an international portfolio of innovation in design across multiple domains from Computer visualisation to physical materials’

VR model of stomach cramps virus permission for photo granted by the Scientific team wishing to reveal their work, including the highest detail 3D model of a cancerous cell.

Consulted on the graphic design of digital app, for the Hartree Centre and the World famous Alder Hey children's hospital the first cognitive hospital in the UK. link using the latest medical science designed to entertain young patients and through their personal feedback monitor their health and well being during their stay, designed to engage with introvert Autistic children who may feel isolated and be withdrawn when communicating with medical staff.


Held Lunch and Learn event for the leading Pharmaceutical packaging design company, on the subject of Medical 3D printing and advances in Bio 3D Printing, interesting subject was touched upon their serious concerns of the issues faced by patients remembering to correctly administer sometimes complex and trial medications when they are at home.


Artwork by Max Calò

Cultural and creative advise on the artwork for the official mascots of the Aisan Cup held in the UAE in 2019, i.e. the image of Manshour the Offical Mascot checked, that it is not in anyway insulting as it shows the under side of the shoe, which is a old cultural disrespect it was deemed OK as it was an action pose.

STFC Hartree Center

Assisted the STFC Science Technology Facilities Council, Hartree Centre, first approached to improve through design, assisted in research into improving Mental Health in the UK, NHS Digital and policy advisers through the Royal Society of the Arts.

My family has been closely linked to decades of the leading charity research and pioneering professional care practice into mental health and its links with famine, discrimination, substance abuse, and the personalised care pilot published in the White Paper on Mental Health Reform link announced in the Queen’s Speech at the opening of UK Parliament on 10th May 2022.

Instructing the British Parliment to bring forward legislation to reform – the Disability, Race and Ethnic Inequalities of the Mental Health Act 1983, a 40 year old Act of Law which is the medical guild-lines closely linked to the Criminal Justice Act.

Mental Health affects us all, with 1 in 4 people in the UK, a family member, friend or co-worker, and suicide being the highest cause of death in young men, The Mental Health Act is meant to safeguard some of the most vulnerable in society, in a mental health service described as in crisis and failing criminal justice system.

An Act without the right to choose someone to act in their interest, without the right to be consulted on their care, given no prospect of release, or a voice in how care funding is allocated, e.g. choosing activities they enjoy or purchasing items, Autistic children are often held against their families expressed wishes, and young black men are disproportionately sectioned under the Act.

The Hartree centre is part of the STFC Daresbury laboratories which have been involved in Noble prize winning research, discovering harmful partials in vehicle exhaust fumes, research into therapeutics for Alzheimer's and Aids/HIV, the Hartree Centre is currently involved in antiviral therapeutics research to develop patent-free drug treatments for patients who have contracted COVID-19 with the [email protected] link computer network via Washington University school of medicine link


GP's have 10min with patients to diagnose a treatment for the symptoms the patient describes, while often issues in a patients life cause stress and the health issues to manifest.

The @ease Project link developed with support of Rethink Mental illness link, was an online soap opera and database concerned with supporting young people through the issues and situations they face, I demonstrated the website to the Director of NHS Digital.

Social Media

2013 First tweet as 3D Printing Specialist at LGS was on 3D Systems Bespoke software for affordable pre-surgery medical models from DICOM scan data and was picked up by a presenter for Science Channel in the US.

TCT Mag, 3D Printing and Intelligent Manufacturing

Family care

9 years ago in the Trinidad I had chronic pain because of a boil inside my ear and was prescribed paracetamol for pain relief, as Pharma Opioid based Pain killers are highly addictive instead was prescribed sleeping tablets which are known to affect the nervous system and lead to addiction, I was able to do without them as pain is a normal human feeling and addiction can destroy families, and family life is worth more than the relief of pain in the short term.

When my daughter was 6yrs old we visited the local Hospital with her Asthma and a Cuban pediatrician prescribed Salbutamol syrup, a senior Asthma UK nurse informed me she had not seen the treatment used in over 20 years because suspended in a syrup it takes longer to work, when in an acute attack it's needs delivered immediately. while simply rinsing the mouth with water after using an inhaler avoids throat infections from the steroid which can lead to infections like pneumonia, I informed the Quality assurance manager to trigger a review of medicine.

Risqué pop art project: Hate Hearts

Designed oversized 3D printed Model for social media Verbally risqué pop art project Hate Hearts, for Bastard Turpin link the Heart sweets are know as a way of sharing love messages make your own here link

Maker Space

Sept 2015 sent training material to the organisers establishing a Maker Space for the design and manufacture of prosthetic limbs for the 80 thousand+ amputees from the conflict in Syria, in the Worlds largest refugee camp located in Jordan.

Historic Building conservation

Historic Building Conservation (FdSc) Foundation of Science Degree, (distinction) Approved for Assessment of Professional Competence and full chartership of the RICS Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and MRICS designation.

A European art collaboration project requested the WebGL VR version link of Palladio's St. Giorgio Maggiore’s Church in Venice to help explain to the monks a proposed art installation on the site.

Palladio's St. Giorgio Maggiore’s Church from Grand Tour sketches.

Invited up the scaffolding in Piazza San Marco by Ca' Foscari University of Venice link to inspect their research into new cleaning and restoration approach to stone work to preserve the architectural buildings of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Preferred member of the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies since Dec 2019.

Accredited Supplier to the Trade

Accredited supplier to The GOLDSMITHS' Centre, the UK's leading charity for the professional training of goldsmiths, offering silversmithing and jewellery courses in London.

Modeled and rendered for David Morris of Bond Street London

Member of NAJ The National Association of Jewellers link, part of the BATF British Allied Trade Federation link, The Hong Kong authorities made the highly unusual request to BATF to fund an exhibit of my work in Hong Kong at the largest industry trade show in Asia.

Motor Vehicle design

Member of the Institute of Digital Engineering, IDE is based in Loughborough University's School of Automotive, Aeronautical, Chemical and Materials Engineering (AACME), which operates a 3D Systems Viper Si2 for Automotive and Biomedical engineering, in partnership with the STFC Hartree Centre for Finite analysis.

Royal Mail: 3D Printed Stamp

Worked closely with the Head of Design and Editorial at the Royal Mail, to design and produce the prototypes to the Worlds first 3D printed Stamps from the original image of the plaster cast produced by Arnold Machin in 1966 of Queen Elizabeth II. link to Commemorate the 2017, 50th anniversary of the Machin design.

3D printed Stamp
Prototypes of 3D Printed Stamps for the Royal Mail

Design Week Talk: Hype vs Reality

Presented a talk at Clerkenwell Design Week link on 3D printing entitled Hype vs Reality in the Gallery link in Clerkenwell London, meeting a director of BIM Objects link, free library of BIM Building Information Modeling architectural elements and a member of the customization design team for Jaguar Land Rover link.


Met Gunsmiths at premium UK firearms manufacture, interested in CNC engraving their shotguns. told them we are often at the wrong end of them, they felt I blamed them. often 3D printing talks touch on the illegal manufacture of firearms, which reached news headlines in 2013 when a lawyer from Texas distributed a design for a hand gun online for use with consumer 3D printers.

Stored on servers in New South Whales where the police force ran tests link the majority exploding on firing. the UK introduced strict firearm ownership laws following The Dunblane massacre which took place at Dunblane Primary School near Stirling in Scotland on the 13th March 1996. today gun related killing in all homicides in the UK is 4% compared with the US at 79% link

Technical Author

Commissioned by Peter Taylor MBE the director of training at The Worshipful Company of GOLDSMITHS', two papers one on CAD terminology and the other a Software Matrix which where combined and published as a industry white paper in 2005 link and cited by the World Gold Council.

"Designed to demystify the technical jargon associated with the 3D industry, the jewellery industry was an early adopter of aesthetic digital design, precision engineering and AM Additive manufacturing (3D printing), termed as disruptive technology which helped quietly revolutionise the industry, following the publication The GOLDSMITHS' Centre link was established."

Page 16 of tech white paper on CAD: illustration of cherry blossom from Visit to Chiyoda City, Tokyo Japan.

Pioneering Rapid Prototyping

2003 Trained by 3D Systems top British SLA engineers from Automotive (F1) and Aviation, training Certificate Signed by Chuck Hall the inventor of SLA Stereolithography, While working in a highly secure environment Beta testing successfully increased the Accuracy of the Viper Si2 to 25 microns (0.025mm) turning the £100k machine into the Accuracy of a device costing £1m.

Sept. 16, 2004, SLA Pre Surgery model in the hands of Dr. Ben Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, (Boston Globe Photo/Chris Gardner)

Used primarily in Aerospace, Bio-mechanical engineering, F1 and Automotive design, many are still in service, Vipers Si2 Case study of Dimensional Accuracy of the Skull Models link, also used in design development of diabetes blood sugar testing devices by Bayer Healthcare link as well as other medicine and healthcare corporate brands.


Event at Google Campus London link where I joined as a 3D Printing Mentor for stratups, Presentation from Zaha Hadid Architects computational Design research group on 3D Printing, 3D HUBS Meetup event link in 2014.

Prototypes and Film Props

Provided 3D Printing technology and tech support to Architects, Engineering companies the film industry Prop makers, design prototypes and awards makers, who design household brands and props which have featured in Hollywood blockbusters.

Micro SLA model, 3D scan of Henry VIII Crown by CRDM (partner) for the Crown Estates.

Industry benchmarking

Involved in British and international bench-marking reports, sharing findings and implementing good practice from the reports findings in 3D Printing: Queen Mary University of London and the Banking Sector.

Case Study of iMakr link (LGS Business Partner 2013-2016) commercial retail 3D printing stores in London and New York.

Platinum Industry

CAD CAM model making for Platinum industry

As the CAD CAM model maker to one of the largest platinum jewellery casting companies in Europe, Introduced RP Rapid Prototyping into the production process, and the production masters I produced have been in production for the past two decades and exported to 120 countries, and continue to create UK trade, revenue for the treasury and generate taxes in the local countries.

BETA test
SLA Model with Stones
Beta Test Model

The 3D Systems Viper Si2 with Beta upgraded to accuracy of 0.025mm, master model designed for platinum production super cooling of ceramic investment casting, similar to that used in the production of titanium parts.

little history

On the eve of Gulf War II March 2003 was aboard the last flight out of Dubai before full flight embargo, night flight in heavy turbulence which flew along the IRAQ / IRAN boarder, activities in Dubai include meeting family friend who's home had been used by UN forensics team investigating War Crimes in the former Yugoslavia, enjoyed lunch at the chief of police's home, attended a radio game show with presenters of Al jazeera Media Network, and met the local owner of the engineering company that built the Burj Al Arab Hotel and discussed its construction and received a Dishdasha.

At a Burns supper wearing my kilt with local Arabs Ululation at the sight, met Bill Smith one of the founder members of the folk band that wrote the Scottish National anthem, 'Flower of Scotland', Bill an Architect for the Scottish courts, a legal system with a memory it was a Scottish Judge William Murray the most powerful British jurist who reformed the legal system and moved the country onto the path to abolishing slavery with the Somersett Case in 1772, For me there is no higher praise than Bill's recent comment that I have had a "Brilliant career".

Promoting digital colour accuracy.

Colour GametsColour values are calculated by CIE the International commission for illumination CIE 1931 colour space was the first define quantitative links between physical pure colours. The colour gamut can be represented in three dimensional space.

Each technology and device has its colour space with its own shape in three dimensional shape for colour that it can produce, colour management is the process of adjustments to best closely match the required colour value in output.

Trained in digital colour management by the creative industry experts LGS London Graphic Systems, digital imaging e.g. Camera's, Monitors, and Printers, Calibration and ICC profiling in the digital workflow, FOGRA and other sub straights, spot colours and metallics, accurately reproducing colours and brightness values across digital imaging devices, and printers.

Daylight Analysis

Researcher in daylight analysis for leading Chartered Surveyors in the field of Rights to Light in the City of London, received one to one training from the professor of Nuclear Physics at Oxford University, analysing the impact proposed building developments have on their surroundings. reporting directly to UK legal expert who informed me that I was two degrees of separation from the site manager of Masjid al-Haram also known as the Great Mosque of Mecca.

Pioneer in Digital Design
Olympia Exhibition Hall, 3D Study from a single photograph, 2000 for design exhibition of craftsmanship.

Daylight Analysis uses geographical location, and global scientific measurements of the Sun to calculate a set of tests including ADF average daylight factor and waldram diagrams before and after architectural alterations, rendered HDR High Dynamic Range images include brightness and radiation heat data, and can be used to analyse Solar Glare on drivers and for planning of solar farms on flight paths and near landing approaches for aircraft.

Daylight analysis
LGS Covent Garden Showroom Winter Garden, 3D printed ADF Average Daylight Factor Analysis, Daylight and heat calculations, 3D printed on 3D System Projet 660 Pro

Lose of natural light is known to impact the quality of people's lives, and cause SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons, therapeutic treatment include a daylight light box with small florescent tubes 4000-5000 kelvin during daylight hours.

Food and Drink industry

Beta tester for developments in food packaging the hardware and design software, used in design development and visualisation of food packaging including cardboard boxes, flexibles, bottles, cartons and labels and shrink rap and metallic foils, point of sale design and shelving arrangement and real time raytracing of product packaging and store interiors.

Bottle modeled for Lord Karan Bilimoria's Cobra Beer company showing the Indian Gurkha family design on the bottle.

03/03/22 attended National Trading Standards Virtual meeting on draft for Food Packaging Compostable Plastics, asking for easy Identification labeling for separating waste plastics, and sent them information on the estrogen like hormone given off by plastic food packaging which affect humans and studies of their alternatives.

note: pioneering research in landmine victim limb prosthetics was done in African using Yakult the popular Japanese probiotic yogurt bottle, recycled and used for its softness, melted down and molded for comfort at the contact to the limb.


From demonstrated industry experience, elected by The Trustee Board of the IMechE Institution of Mechanical Engineers link, to the class of Affiliate Member with pathway to full membership and the designation of MIMechE.

iMeche Library and Members Hub

Member of RPMA Rapid Prototyping Manufacturing Association 2003-2005 fellow members include Rolls-Royce and manufactures of DM Direct Manufacturing devices including ARCAM used in the production of human joint restoration. (i.e. metal hip replacements) used by DePuy Synthes, The Orthopaedics Company of Johnson & Johnson.

Shared research in RP Rapid Prototyping engine parts production with family the late Scottish Professor Norman R L Maccallum DSc, who: 'pioneered work on heat soakage during gas turbine transients, having started in the 1960s with a jet engine on a test bed and a stop-watch. Work on the subject gave him an international profile, through numerous international publications and several contributions to Rolls-Royce.' link


Social media puzzle game unlocked invite to join Mensa the international high IQ society, university dyslexia test was stopped when the IQ intelligence test score reached 130, which is within the 98th percentile of the UK population.

Fashion photography

Mark Loy, CEO and founder of Spring Studios link

John has always had such an incredible imagination, I think imagination is better than knowledge and sometimes even more precious than reality... It inspires sense of admiration of possibilities within the limitations of facts."

Face mask project for Nick Knight OBE, SHOWstudio link 2004

Transforming educational outcomes

Teaching and technical support to secondary school's in the inner City, demonstrating equipment i.e. creating laser cutting tool paths using creative artwork to encourage students who may otherwise feel intimidated when taking their turn on equipment in the workshop.

Servicing design technology workshop and design studio equipment, i.e. laser cutters and Roland vinyl cutter which was out of service for 7 years and operational within 15min, raising the schools pass rates across the art, design and technology department.

Design development

Technical support to Kaya Huang MA RCA, from the conceptual stages the design development and production of Objet D'art. Exhibiting at 100% Design and Chelsea crafts fair, Winning the London Evening Standard interior design award at the Chelsea Craft Fair and Shell Live Wire Award 2001.

Chelsea Crafts Fair, Kaya Hoang MA RCA


Design for a dental practice for Swiss dentist in Dubai, using pioneering research in hygiene, the interior had hospital corners with tools and storage in a small adjacent room through a one way negative air flow system, reducing particles from drilling etc from exposure to surfaces, as particles in the air can potentially be Cancer forming when operating on or near bone.

Skills Trainer

Historic Building Conservation FdSc, was approached by the Head of School and Prof of BIM/Heritage Survey to share knowledge gained, delivering training and assisted running a satellite college in the grounds of Battersea Powerstation site link, delivering on a requirement on the developer of the Grade II listed site, to gainfully employ local unemployed trades-persons, undertook and awarded QCF level 4 Preparing to Teach Life Long Learners.

I have since promoted to architects and developers the concept of providing CSCS health and safety, skills training and employment to trades persons in the local population, and was involved in its adoption on other large construction projects including Barking Riverside Ltd. link development of over 10,000 new homes.

MSF Médecins Sans Frontières

When visiting Dubai witnessed the director of MSF Médecins Sans Frontières Anti Landmine link campaign finishing post production (2000 In UAE United Arab Emirates), which went on the be screened Globally before Lord of the Rings in Cinemas, also met the lead animator of the Fellowship of the Rings at his MAYA industry training event in SOHO London.

Digital security

Design development and manufacturing of the Floppy disk drive Lock in the early 1990's for Stealth International, designed to physically secure a computer for the Middle East Aviation industry and UK Banking Sector.

Starting in CAD CAM and RP

Trained in CAD CAM for Creative industries with designers from the ceramics industry at Birmingham university Millennium Engineering Centre before its opening by Queen Elizabeth II, and 3D printing captured my imagination after meeting an industry engineer and hearing of a Medical research project that cultivated Bone Marrow by 3D printing caster sugar and distilled water, growing the Bone Marrow to shape and form for surgery.


Architectural 3D Computer Aided Design and Animation of SEGAWORLD link for architects RTKL Associates Inc. in 1994, SEGA Europe’s indoor VR Virtual Reality theme-park link, £45m refit of the Trocadero centre in London's Piccadilly circus. (equivalent of £90m today)

RTKL Associates Inc. project pitch animation to SEGA 1995 for SEGAWorld Trocadero Centre Piccadilly Circus, London.

One of the first Architectural computer animations outside of IBM's labs, Working with Bosnian architect / animator Darko Predanic, 3D modeled the interior using 3D studio v1, 66mhz processor and 8mb, and rendered on RISK chip Architecture server borrowed from the ThrustSSC team, the only car ever to go faster than the speed of sound.

SEGAWorld, The Trocadero Centre 1994 rendered on RISK chip render servers, Broadcast globally and Published in Social Spaces Volume I link in the Asia pacific region.


Invited to Thailand by family of a Thai officer, turned down an offer to enter the seedy Patpong explicit market. stood among the statues of the Shaolin Styles and looked upon the Buddha Mountain, at the largest collection of Chinese artifacts outside of China, devout Buddhists touching in reverence the cast metal statues of the Buddha has caused the fine detailed decorative patterns to fade over the centuries making them only visible to the trained eye.

Supported Charity : WISE Campaign

WISE link is a UK Charity established to Create a Culture of diversity and inclusion in STEM Science Technology Engineering and Math, Associate member.

Album Artwork

Artwork for Fungus Mungus 199* Clapham Junction London

Collected Jazz, Funk and Soul records, knowing people in the music industry i.e. Acid Jazz, Trojan Records in 91' became involved in artwork for The Last Poets previously unreleased late 1960s African American Civil Rights spoken word, drum beats with Jimi Hendrix on guitar.

Particle accelerator

Dismantled particle accelerator at the South Bank University and discovering a rainbow of colours lining the inside the accelerator camber, the base to the accelerator was a WWI battleship gun turret turning table the steel was valuable for use with X-ray equipment as it was forged before the first atomic tests and create the sharpest imaging. In my early design work took inspiration from this, and made a bracelet from aluminum and colourful nylon wire which reflected and refracted the light spectrum.

The Crafts

One of the first piece's of jewellery that I produced was using the ends of glass test tubes made by one of the last glass blower technicians in the UK, who I had the pleasure of shadowing as he worked at a university making experimental laboratory equipment used in medical research into AIDS/HIV.

Early work

Attended Central St Martins and Sir John Cass / Guildhall University and provided technical supported to graduates of Royal College of Art.

Projects include studying Political Abuse of Psychiatry by Eastern and Western powers. Commissioned to design earrings for a Civil Rights worker for Aboriginal Australians.  Business studies paper on the packaging and marketing of Beer from the Moscow brewery imported into the UK immediately after the Dissolution of the Soviet Union, named after the month in which the Berlin Wall separating East and West Germany fell in 1989.

Still from Animation of AutoDesk 3D Max inverse kinematics.

Early study from my Great Grandfathers sketchbook 1909, Saltcoats Scotland, my grandfather went on to donate the downstairs of his home in Saltcoats to the British Red Cross and today it is the NHS volunteer centre HQ for Ayrshire in Scotland.

Supported Charity : Children and Young adults with learning disabilities

Attended the Bloomfield learning centre link at Guy's Hospital to receive learning support for Dyslexia as a child, Bloomfield's continues to provide children and young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds professional assessment and learning support, alumni include engineers, barristers and journalists.

Opened in 1973 the Bloomfield clinic of Child Psychology and Psychiatry at Guy’s Hospital, was the first purpose built centre for child development in the World, and proved the link between the home and child learning development and mental health.

Internet Watch Foundation

Discovering a web-link to 100 subscription databases and reporting it to IWF link Internet Watch Foundation through Scotland Yard (the medieval Scottish embassy) in 1999, IWF remove illegal images of child abuse material from the internet and stop the repeated victimization of people abused in childhood, making the internet a safer place.

Due diligence

Due diligence will be carried out to prevent attempts to defraud, compromise integrity, or security.

Place of Birth

I was born in Scotland, my family lived for many years in Newton Stewart, one half of the small Scottish town in the Galloway Forrest where James A. Mirrlees FRSE FBA link where born and raised, who's work in incentivizing taxation to relieve Third World countries from the burden of debt, won him The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 1996, when the local librarian suggested I have tea with his mother.


Robertson Crest
Moto: Glory is the reward of valour

Descending from the Gaelic King Duncan I, King of the Scots. After King James I of Scotland was assassinated in 1437, The fourth Chief of Clan Donnachaidh, was incensed and tracked down and captured several of the assassin's, They were drawn and quartered at Stirling Castle. The Robertson crest badge of a right hand holding an imperial crown was awarded by King James II to the fourth Chief. his descendants took the name "Robert's sons" or Robertson.

On Queen Elizabeth I death in 1603, King James VI of Scotland inherited England and became King James I of England, in 1604 he authorized a new translation of the Bible into English the KJV.

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