Lorenz Herfurth

Assistant Professor, Design Studies

Office: 101B Industrial Design Studio

Areas of Teaching and Research

Strategic design, democratizing design, social innovation and design, design for organizational change, developments in design pedagogy, service design, interaction design, design theory, design research.


Lorenz Herfurth is an Assistant Professor in Design Studies with the Department of Art & Design at the University of Alberta and has taught and done research at the University of Montreal, Concordia University, Carleton University, the Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation (Saint Paul University), Wilfried Laurier University and Audencia Business School (France). He was a lecturer in design with the Innovation School at the Glasgow School of Art (United Kingdom) before moving to Canada. He holds a Ph.D. in Design from Lancaster University (United Kingdom) with a specialization in exploring the interdisciplinary space between collaborative design and organization studies.

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