Guim Espelt, PhD

Professor of the Degree in Design and Innovation and the Degree in Industrial Design Engineering

Designer, researcher, curator, teacher, learner. His background is in product design, and he has a special interest in the relations between design and fiction, design methodologies and socio-cultural aspects of design. He holds a PhD with a thesis about the representation of product design practice and discourse in cinema.

He has worked in the areas of research and curatorship, creative projects, teaching and knowledge transfer, and organisation and management. He has collaborated with Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, Barça Foundation, ADI-FAD, Apparatu or Studio Suppanen. Since 2017 he works at Elisava, Barcelona School of Design and Engineering, where he acts as a teacher in methodological and theoretical subjects, as a researcher for various European and corporate projects, and as a Managing Editor for Temes de Disseny, the academic journal published by the university.
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