Born 4 October 1943 in Brighton, Sussex. Albert Jackson attended Brighton College of Art before moving to London in 1964 to study furniture-design at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design and then at Royal College of Art. In 1967 joined Readers Digest Association as consultant project designer on Readers Digest Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual. Formed Jackson Day Designs with partner David Day. During the 1970s and 80s, Jackson and Day were co-presenters of two BBC television series, ‘Make Your Own Furniture’ and ‘Better Than New’. 1n 1984, they began to work with creative team as Inklink to write, illustrate and design books, primarily for HarperCollins Publishers. Albert Jackson now lives and works as an artist in Dorset.