Job: Associate Head, School of Design / Subject Leader / Senior Lecturer
Faculty: Art, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Design
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 257 8977
UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON, 2004-2006 Lecturer, University of Brighton (Faculty of Engineering). Product Innovation & Development MSc; Module Leader of the Prototyping, Materials & Manufacturing component
DESIGN CONSULTANT, Stuart Lawson Design & Development 2003-2006 Furniture design. Clients included Marks & Spencer and Homebase
DESIGN CONSULTANT, Derhaag Lawson 2001-2003 Anglo-Dutch partnership specialising in furniture design, shop interiors and retail display.
DESIGN CONSULTANT, at the third stroke 1999-2001 Supported by Deutsche Bank. Commissions ranged from restaurant interiors to furniture and exhibition design. Examples of the partnership’s work were included in the 2000 New Design & Technology at the Design Museum in London.
Furniture Design: An Introduction to Development, Materials and Manufacturing (to be published by Laurence King in 2013
Enabling the Postgraduate Development of Enhanced Research Methodologies and Analytical Models for Primary Research (Conference Paper & Proceedings E&PDE 2011)
Are Entrepreneurship and Disruptive, Rather than Sustaining Innovation, Appropriate as Prime Foci for Product Design Curricula? (Conference Paper & Proceedings E&PDE 2012)
E&PDE 2010 When Design Education and Design Research Meet...’ by Design Education, The Design Society & the Institute of Engineering Designers: Trondheim, September 2010. Conference Paper presented. Author; Stuart Lawson. Trip and conference funded by Department of Product & Interior Design
E&PDE 2011 Design Education for Creativity and Business Innovation: London, September 2010. Conference Paper presented. Author; Stuart Lawson. Trip and conference funded through KTP Staff Development fund.
Active-Stage Storage Primary Research Study (Initial study). FUNDING: Design and New Product Development Research Cluster-funded. COLLABORATION: DMU Design Products & the Furniture Industry Research Association [FIRA] (Jan-May 2010). Principle Investigator: Stuart Lawson.
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