An open and exploratory design-led research centre at Lancaster University


ImaginationLancaster is an open and exploratory design research lab which conducts applied and theoretical research into people, products, places and their interactions. It works with a variety of organisations to provide innovative perspectives on real-world issues and facilitate creativity in all. It helps academic and non-academic stakeholders imagine and make tangible the future through design-led creative approaches supporting multi-level collaborations. It has an extensive track record of securing research funding providing a rich environment in which students can engage with ongoing research projects.

Featured: Leapfrog

Leapfrog – transforming public sector consultation by design is a £1.2 million 3 year Arts and Humanities Research Council funded project.

Featured: Liveable Cities

Liveable Cities is an ambitious, five-year programme of research to develop a method of designing and engineering low-carbon, resource-secure, wellbeing enhanced UK cities.

Featured: Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange responds to profound changes in practice in the creative and media-based industries stimulated by the opening of the digital public space, the ability of everyone to access, explore and create in any aspect of the digital space, moving from ‘content consumption’ to ‘content experience’.