Professor Nigel Cross

Professor Nigel Cross
Editor, DESIGN STUDIES Journal.

Department of Design and Innovation,
Faculty of Technology,
The Open University,
Milton Keynes

Phone (+44)/(0) 1908 652944
Fax (+44)/(0) 1908 654052


Nigel Cross is Professor of Design Studies and Head of the Department of Design and Innovation at the Faculty of Technology, The Open University, UK. The Department was awarded Grade 5 ratings in the two most recent UK Government research quality assessment exercises (1992 and 1996).

Nigel Cross has been a member of the academic staff of the UK's pioneering, multi-media distance-learning Open University since 1970, where he has been responsible for, or instrumental in, a wide range of courses in design and technology. He has an international reputation in design research, especially in fields of design methodology and the study of design cognition.

Professor Cross is Editor-in-Chief of the international research journal, Design Studies, published quarterly by Elsevier Science in cooperation with the Design Research Society.

Click for a list of Selected publications.

Paper by Nigel Cross 'Design as a Discipline'.

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