Jeff Saward

First captivated by the labyrinth in 1976, Jeff Saward is a world authority on the history and development of labyrinths and mazes and is the author of Magical Paths a pictorial essay on the modern revival, Labyrinths & Mazes a comprehensive illustrated history and is the editor of Caerdroia – the Journal of Mazes and Labyrinths and co-founder and director of Labyrinthos, the Labyrinth Resource Centre, Photo Library and Archive. Based in Southeast England and travelling extensively to research their history and distribution, Jeff has an unrivalled collection of photographs of labyrinths from around the world and has designed and built many examples himself – from simple labyrinths of field-stones at the Glastonbury music festivals in the 1980’s, pavement and gardens labyrinths for clients in the USA and in Europe, to hedge mazes in Hawaii and Illinois. He is also frequently consulted to provide designs, information, illustrations and documentation for both modern construction projects and historical restorations.