Central Saint Martins
University of the Arts London
Reader in Philosophy, Design & Innovation
Co-Research Leader, Culture & Enterprise Programme
Subject Leader & MA Course Leader Innovation Management
Dr Jamie Brassett is Reader in Philosophy, Design & Innovation at Central Saint Martins where he has worked since 1995. He has been Course Leader for MA Innovation Management since its inception in 2008, but has taught product design, fashion & textiles design, graphics & communication design, & fine art too. This course takes a radical approach to understanding and teaching innovation management, by placing it in a context of Art & Design higher education.
A philosopher by training (PhD, University of Warwick, UK, 1993), Jamie recently co-edited with Betti Marenko the Deleuze & Design collection for Edinburgh University Press as part of their 'Deleuze Connections' series. He is currently working on a book with Richard Reynolds on Superheroes & Excess, as well as articles on smart design, a creative philosophy of anticipation, the ontological ethics of design & uncertain futures. Jamie consults in innovation & design research, as well as management, with particular emphasis upon strategic futures.