Director & Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design
Tel: +44 (0)20 7590 4242
Jeremy Myerson is Director of the centre and the first-ever holder of the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design, with a remit to encourage 'design that improves quality of life'. An academic, author and activist in design for the past 30 years, he began his working life as a journalist and was founder-editor of DesignWeek in 1986. He co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art in 1999 and is today a member of the College's Senior Management Team.
Closely identified with a people-centred approach to design, Jeremy is the author of many books, chapters and articles on aspects of design, art and architecture. He is an active researcher and a frequent speaker and chair at international conferences, an external examiner for the Open University and sits on the advisory boards of design schools in Hong Kong and Korea. In summer 2012 Jeremy was named by Wired Magazine as one of Britain's 100 most influential people in digital technology.
Read Jeremy Myerson's Blog here