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Author biography

Richard Herriott was educated at Trinity College, Dublin where he obtained a mediocre degree in Earth Science. He holds an MA in automotive design from Coventry University, UK. His Ph.D in universal design was granted by the Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark. He is an associate professor of design as the Design School, Kolding, Denmark. He lives in Aarhus, Denmark.






Herriott, R., 2022. The Aesthetics of Industrial Design: Seeing, Designing and Making. Routledge.

Herriott, R. (2013) Are Inclusive Designers Designing Inclusively? An analysis of 66 design cases. Design Journal, Vol. 16, 2013 - Issue 2.


Herriott, R, Geert Jensen, B (2013) Students' Responses to Inclusive Design.  Design Studies – Inclusive Design Special Issue. 2013. Volume 34, Issue 4, Pages 433-514.


Herriott, R. (2015) The Use of Proxies: Lessons of Social Co-Design for Inclusive Design For People With Disabilities. (2015)  Journals of Accessibility and Design for All. Vol 5, No.2.


Herriott, R. (2016) The topological relations of corner buildings at street junctions. The Journal of Architecture and Urbanism. Volume 40, 2016 - Issue 4.


Herriott, R. (2017) Patient Involvement in Danish hospital design. Co-Design, (pp.1-15). Published on-line. DOI:10.1080/15710882.2017.1292295.


Herriott, R (2017) What is it like to see a bat? Swedish Journal of Design Research, 2017:1 (pp-13-22).


Herriott, R. (2023). Delightful Phrase: Are there really designerly ways of knowing?. Design Issues, 39(3).


Herriott, R. (2023). Bridging measurement and cultural interpretation: Experiencing the form-giving of men’s briefs. Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion.


Herriott, R (2023) The Relation of design tools to Universal Design Theory. Journal of Accessibility and Design for All. Vol. 13 No. 2 (2023).

Herriott, R. & Colfelt S.S. (2010) 2010 Legislation, standards and government awareness of inclusive design in Denmark: the impact on practitioners.  Proceedings of CWUAAT 2010, Cambridge, UK.


Herriott, R. (2011) 2011 Infrastructure of justice? Citizen participation in public transport.

 Who Designs Design? DGTF, Schwabische Gmuend, Germany. 2011.


Herriott, R. (2011) Complexity and consultation- Inclusive Design In Public Transport Projects.  Proceedings of Include 2011, Helen Hamlyn Centre, RCA, London.


Herriott, R, (2012) When users can´t be included in inclusive design. Proceedings of CWUAAT 2012, Cambridge, UK.


Herriott, R., Geert Jensen, B (2012) Students´ Responses to Inclusive Design. Richard Herriott & Birgitte Geert Jensen. Proceedings of  DTRS 2012, Northumbria, UK.


Herriott, R., Cook, S. (2014) Inclusive Design for Public Transport. Proceedings of  Cambridge Workshop on Universal Access and Assistive Technology 2014, Cambridge, UK.


Herriott, R (2014) Delimiting Inclusive Design. Proceedings of DESIGN 2014. Dubrovnik, Croatia.


Herriott, R., Cook, S. (2014) Design for Assistive Technology.  Proceedings of UD2014, Lund, Sweden.


Herriott, R. (2015) Teaching Practical Aesthetics. In Proceedings of Teaching for Active Learning, SDU, University, Denmark.


Herriott, R. (2016) Ugliness and the Automotive: Pye, Scruton and Weber´s Aesthetics.

Wassard Elea Confererence on Ugliness Etc. June, 2016. Ascea, Italy.


Herriott, R. (2016) The use of blogs in teaching science theory. In Proceedings of Teaching for Active Learning, SDU, Denmark.


Herriott, R, (2018) Project scale and the wicked problem of fourth order design. DESIGN Conference 2018, Dubrovnik. May, 2018. Submitted (Dec 2017)


Herriott, R. (2019) What kind of research is research through design? IASDR Conference 2019, Manchester.


Herriot, R., Akoglu, C (2019) Tools, Methods or Theories in Design Research? REDES 2019, Lisbon.


Herriott, R. and Mok, J., (2021), October. Problem Solving in Design & Music. In WASSARD ELEA XIth International Symposium.


Herriott, R. and Ræbild, U., (2021). Implementing Design For The Common Good In a MA Curriculum. Design as Common Good 2021: Framing design through pluralism and social values.

Herriott, R. (2012)  When users can´t be included in inclusive design.  Langdon, P. et al (eds.) Designing Inclusive Systems. Springer, London. (pp. 165-174)


Herriott, R,. Geert Jensen, B. (2012) Students´ Responses to Inclusive Design. In Rodger, P (ed.) Articulating Design Thinking. Libri, Faringdon (pp.39-54).


Herriott, R. (2013) Infrastructure of justice? Citizen participation in public transport. In Mareis, C.,Held M., Joost, G. (eds.) Wer gestaltet die Gestaltung? Praxis, Theorie und Geschichte des partizipatorischen Designs. DGTF, Germany. Pages 227-242.


Herriott R, Cook, S. (2014) Inclusive Design for Public Transport. In Langdon, P., Lazar, J., Heylighen, A., and Hua, D., (eds.) Inclusive designing: Joining Usability, Accessibility, and Inclusion. Springer, London.


Herriott, R. (2016) Research and teaching: integrated in the Welfare Design Project.  In Nexus: Researching, Developing and Educating the Future. Design School Kolding, Denmark. (short chapter, not peer reviewed).


Herriott, R. (2018) Ugliness and the Automotive: Pye, Scruton and Weber´s Aesthetics. (Chapter, French translation) In Navin, B. (ed) Sur la laideur: Presses universitaires de Vincennes (or l'harmattan). Accepted. In preparation.

Herriott, R. (2015) “What have we learned from our architectural experiments?” At: Thinking Urban. http://www.thinking March 2015.


Love, M., Herriott, R (2017)  My design critique of the Ford Mustang is included in this article by Martin Love.


Herriott, R (2019) “Engineering projects are for people. Why not ask them what it is that they want?” Irish Times, Dublin, Ireland.


Herriott, R (2021) “Moderate density, design and political will can solve housing crisis”. Irish Times, Dublin, Ireland.

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