Tona Monjo

Professor of the Undergraduate Degree in Design

Tona Monjo
Interaction Designer as a sole entrepreneur. Assistant professor at the Open University of Catalonia.

Bachelor of Fine Arts awarded by the UB
Postgraduate in Interactive Systems by the UPC
Postgraduate in Information Management by the UOC
Currently PhD candidate in Networks and Information Technologies (UOC, doctorate co-directed by Elisava).

Interaction designer, founder of Latent studio, in which she has worked on interaction projects for the Barcelona City Council, CaixaBank, Abertis, UOC, Eureca, Generalitat de Catalunya and the Filmoteca de Catalunya, among others.

As an independent professional, she has worked on international projects of inclusive design, collaborating for 5 years with the Inclusive Design Research Center of the Ontario College of Art and Design (Canada). In this framework, she has taken part in projects with the participation of the University of Boston, the Smithsonian or the University of Vancouver, among others. She has also collaborated with the Federal Polytechnic School of Zurich and in projects participated by the University of Berkeley or the University of Osnabrück, among others.

As a teacher, she has been a professor at CITM (UPC) and La Salle (URL). She is a professor at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Head of the Interactive Experiences area at Elisava, where she participates in projects for Seat, Bloon, Elisava Racing Team or Doctors Without Borders (MSF, by its initials in French).

She is currently taking her PhD at the UOC and Elisava, focused on the effects of technological mediation on distributed design teams.