Lorenz Herfurth

Herfurth
Past Staff Member
Research Associate, August 2009 to June 2011
Innovation, Knowledge Exchange, Design Research, Design Management for Sustainability, Design Thinking
Lorenz joined Imagination Lancaster as Research Associate in 2009 after completing his Master in Design Management and Policy at Lancaster University.

He has a background in product design and design management and gained working experience in several industrial sectors, like product, cosmetic and transportation for several years. His work is centred around the engagement between academia and businesses as part of the IDEAS project. Lorenz’ research interests cover innovation methods, design management, design in organisations and sustainability in decision making processes.

Updates and Outcomes

100 years of design history

100 years of design history

Marketing and Design undergraduate students co-create a 100 year timeline of design.

Design has a significant impact on our everyday life. The creation of the 100-year timeline with undergraduate students in LICA 140 was completed in the first week of university. The task was used to...Read full update

Creative IDEAS Book

OutcomeBook
Creative IDEAS Book

This ImaginationLancaster published book documents the activities undertaken within the HEIF funded Creative IDEAS project. Creative IDEAS addressed one of the more difficult issues in contemporary innovation, the fruitful and mutually beneficial collaboration of large and small companies. The...More information

Creative IDEAS book completed

Creative IDEAS book completed

A book documenting the activities and specifically the new techniques and approaches developed under the HEIF4 funded Creative IDEAS project.

This book describes some of the processes, activities and approaches we have developed over the last 18 months as part of the knowledge exchange...Read full update

Design and the Big Society

Event6 years, 3 months and 17 days ago
Design and the Big Society

3rd of May 2011, Imagination Lab, Lancaster University

Design and the Big Society brought design researchers together with others from politics, journalism, technology and finance to consider the relationship between design for social innovation, socially responsive design and the...Read full update

ISBE 2011 Paper Abstract: Co-Design of Knowledge Sharing Experiences

Objectives We will share insights generated during a research project which applied co-design approaches to the planning and delivery of highly innovative knowledge sharing experiences. The paper suggests the reconsideration of the roles, researchers, KE professionals and other stakeholders...Read full update

Workshop Series: Next Generation Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Workshop Series: Next Generation Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Embedding new sustainability thinking into day-to-day activities of civil engineering can result in substantial social, economic and environmental benefits for all stakeholders, but, to date, sustainability in consulting engineering is still more of a reactive activity than a proactive one. Through...Read full update

100 years of design history

100 years of design history

Marketing and Design undergraduate students co-create a 100 year timeline of design.

Design has a significant impact on our everyday life. The creation of the 100-year timeline with undergraduate students in LICA 140 was completed in the first week of university. The task was used to...Read full update

Creative IDEAS book completed

Creative IDEAS book completed

A book documenting the activities and specifically the new techniques and approaches developed under the HEIF4 funded Creative IDEAS project.

This book describes some of the processes, activities and approaches we have developed over the last 18 months as part of the knowledge exchange...Read full update

Design and the Big Society

Event6 years, 3 months and 17 days ago
Design and the Big Society

3rd of May 2011, Imagination Lab, Lancaster University

Design and the Big Society brought design researchers together with others from politics, journalism, technology and finance to consider the relationship between design for social innovation, socially responsive design and the...Read full update

ISBE 2011 Paper Abstract: Co-Design of Knowledge Sharing Experiences

Objectives We will share insights generated during a research project which applied co-design approaches to the planning and delivery of highly innovative knowledge sharing experiences. The paper suggests the reconsideration of the roles, researchers, KE professionals and other stakeholders...Read full update

Workshop Series: Next Generation Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Workshop Series: Next Generation Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Embedding new sustainability thinking into day-to-day activities of civil engineering can result in substantial social, economic and environmental benefits for all stakeholders, but, to date, sustainability in consulting engineering is still more of a reactive activity than a proactive one. Through...Read full update

Designing Spaces for Creative Collaboration and Co-Design

Event6 years, 4 months and 16 days ago
Designing Spaces for Creative Collaboration and Co-Design

4th of April 2011, Storey Creative Industries Centre

The Designing Spaces for Creative Collaboration and Co-design workshop brought together a multidisciplinary group of designers, designer makers and craftspeople to spend a half day within the shell of the 3rd floor ‘art school’...Read full update

You can find a list of Lorenz Herfurth's publications on the Lancaster University research pages.