1983-85    Trained in Furniture Design and Manufacture at Parnham College, Dorset.
1988-94    Set up business manufacturing designs for architects and designers.
1994-now Design and manufacture of Alex Macdonald furniture.
Furniture Exhibitions and Awards
1996 Display Shelves short-listed, BluePrint/100% Design Award.
1997 "Highlights, Design From Great Britain", Museum of Applied Arts, Cologne.
1998 "Design UK", Totem Showroom, New York.
1998 "Design Centre Inaugural Show", Design Centre, Geffrye Museum, London.
1999 Solo Show, E and Y Showroom, Tokyo.
2000 Best of 100% Design, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow.
2000 East London Furniture Makers, Design Centre, Geffrye Museum, London.
2001 "Woody" Exhibition, Contemporary Applied Arts, London.
2001 Tendence 2001 "Talents", Frankfurt.
2001 "Line", Applied Arts Agency, London.