Howard Watson is a British author and editor who specializes in the arts, history and biography.

He is currently writing a book on London architecture which will be published by Constable (Little, Brown) in 2017.

Howard Watson's architecture titles, published by John Wiley & Sons, include Hotel Revolution: 21st Century Hotel Design, Bar Style, The Design Mix and, co-written with Eleanor Curtis, Fashion Retail. He has worked in an editorial capacity with Terry Farrell and other architects and designers, and he has contributed to Architectural Design for many years.

He has also written for the Independent and numerous other publications.

As an editor he has worked for many leading UK publishers, such as Little, Brown, Thames & Hudson, Bloomsbury Academic, Lund Humphries, BBC Books and Ebury Press. He has also worked with leading arts organisations including Tate and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

He writes crime fiction under the name Howard Halstead.

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