Guim Espelt

Guim Espelt

PhD Candidate

Designer, researcher through design of socio-cultural aspects and fiction-related. He studied Technical Engineering in Industrial Design (Elisava, 2005), Higher Diploma in Design (UPC, 2008) and masters in Art, Architecture, Design and Set Design (FPC, 2007) and in Art and Design Research (EINA, 2016).

He has worked for Studio Suppanen, TACP Architects, and Apparatu, as well as worked in several projects on his own for clients like Escofet, Birdie Num Num or Barça Foundation. For the Barcelona Museu del Disseny he worked in the Documentation Centre and co-designed educational workshops related to the collection of industrial design, in addition to curating the cinema cycle "Design, camera, action!". He has been member of the ADI-FAD management board (2012-2017), and contributes to the magazine of architecture, public space and design Diagonal. He is the creator and curator of the blog Told by Design.

At the time, he is taking his PhD in Philosophy, which is focused on the role, processes and use of design objects in cinema, at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Additionally, he is part of the Elisava Research's Futures Now group, and Managing Editor of "Temes de Disseny" journal.