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.

  • Current practice and innovation in materials and manufacturing processes related to furniture. Also, furniture design history – predominantly related to materials and manufacturing
  • Design Pedagogy – particularly linked to research methodologies for product and furniture design
  • New Product Development
  • Research for Design
  • Professional Practice
  • BA (Hons) Three-Dimensional Design for Production (University of Brighton, 1994-1997)
  • MA RCA Design Products (Royal College of Art, 1997-1999)
  • Product Design BA (Hons)
  • Product Design BSc (Hons)
  • Product and Furniture Design BA (Hons)
  • Furniture Design BA (Hons)
  • Design Products MDes 
  • Product Design MA
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