From our London base we proactively publicise architecture, celebrating contemporary projects of lasting quality


Founded in 2006 we are committed to celebrating the social value of high-quality contextual architecture, particularly in cities. Our clients share a desire to make the world a better place through design with lasting value. Their projects are consistently worthy of ongoing media interest because they present a strong social agenda, and enduring design.

Our approach to publicity through project led campaigns is thoughtfully personalised. We achieve optimum results when clients fully trust our working methodology. Equally they understand that campaigns are delivered at pace as part of a wider strategy which evolves over time.

Open to new ideas, sharing enthusiasm, intelligence and integrity, our clients stay with us for years

The Team

We each bring our own knowledge and experience in the architectural, arts and cultural sectors and have a collective appetite to expand our horizons.

Claire Curtice
Founder and Director

Claire, widely travelled with over 18 years’ experience in strategic communications, publicity management and curatorial expertise, is impassioned by architecture. She founded Claire Curtice Publicists in 2006 following positions at The Architecture Foundation and a visual arts consultancy. She has led campaigns across many architectural sectors, building reputation, profile, networks and relationships for a range of clients in the UK and Europe. From 2005-2012, she was founding co-curator of an original events series, atabrahams, which explored the commercial application of creativity. Her studies include an MA in History of Art, from Glasgow University. She is a Fellow of the RSA.

Jill Borten

Jill’s professional and academic journey has taken her from the US to Japan, Norway, the Netherlands - and London since 1999. She is currently based in Boston. When she joined Claire Curtice Publicists in 2013, her diverse experience brought a broader international dimension to the business. Previous roles have involved working for the Brooklyn Museum, Jerwood Space, The Architecture Foundation and Boston Society of Architects (AIA). Her studies at Columbia University in New York were followed by an MA at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.

Rumina Haji-White

Rumina has over 16 years of experience and an understanding of the business of architecture and issues that matter to practices and the built environment. She has worked with Claire Curtice Publicists for over 12 years, helping practices build their profile and increase their industry engagement through press, events, awards and social media. Her holistic approach to communications includes advising on memberships, presentation skills, and initiatives to support practice culture. A degree in Fine Art has fostered Rumina’s zeal for modernist architecture and mid-century design.

We publicise projects which have an ambition to improve cities, from the street to policy level