Prof. Jeremy Myerson

Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design

The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art · UK

Jeremy Myerson is a design writer and academic based in London. He holds the Helen Hamlyn Chair of Design at the Royal College of Art and is Director of WORKTECH Academy, a global knowledge network exploring the future of work and workplace. He is also a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing, University of Oxford.

An expert on inclusive design for health, ageing, work and cities, Jeremy Myerson founded Design Week magazine in 1986. He co-founded the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design – the Royal College of Art’s largest and longest-running centre for design research – in 1999, which he directed for 16 years. The author of more than 20 books in the field, his latest title, Designing A World for Everyone: 30 Years of Inclusive Design is published by Lund Humphries in June 2021.