Ahmed Ansari

is a PhD student in Design Studies at Carnegie Mellon University (US). Having worked extensively in both academia and professional practice in Karachi (Pakistan), he is particularly interested in design in/for/of the Global South.

Anne Bush

is a practicing designer and a design historian. Her current research examines the historical development of the modern travel guidebook during the first information age. She teaches at the University of Hawai‘i (US).

Brave New Alps

is a design practice based between Italy and the UK.

Cameron Tonkinwise

is a Sustainable Design Studies researcher and teacher at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, US.

Francisco Laranjo

is a graphic designer, researcher and lecturer based in Porto (Portugal) and London (UK).

Ian Lynam

is a graphic designer and design teacher based in Tokyo, Japan. He is Co-Chair of the MFA Program in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts and faculty at Temple University Japan.

James Langdon

is a designer and director of the itinerant School for Design Fiction.

Jan van Toorn

maintains a practice in communication design in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). He taught for many years at various academies and universities, including the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (NL), Rhode Island School of Design (US), and was the director of the Jan van Eyck Academy (NL, 1991–1998).

Kenneth FitzGerald

is a writer and educator teaching at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia, US.

Luísa Prado & Pedro Oliveira

are Brazilian design researchers based in Berlin, Germany. Their work is currently funded by CNPq (Brazil).

Mário Moura

is a design critic and lecturer based in Porto, Portugal. He teaches graphic design, design history and criticism at the University of Porto and writes on the blog The Ressabiator.

Matthew Kiem

is a designer, researcher, and educator. He is currently a PhD candidate at Western Sydney University (Australia).

Michèle Champagne

is a designer and writer based in Toronto (Canada). She works with cultural foundations, publishers and broadcasters on projects for research and publication design.

Noel Waite

is a Senior Lecturer in the Masters of Communication Design at RMIT University, Melbourne (Australia).

Peter Buwert

is a design researcher and educator based at Edinburgh Napier University (Scotland).

Randy Nakamura

is a writer, designer and researcher based in Los Angeles, US. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Critical Studies program at UCLA Architecture and Urban Design.