Professor Alex Milton is a design academic, researcher and practitioner. He is Head of the School of Design at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Ireland. His work focuses on participatory design, creative pedagogy and design for policy – developing national design strategies and running national design initiatives.
He has authored 8 books including Product Design (published by Laurence King, and translated into three languages). His creative work has been exhibited at numerous international venues including MUDAC Lausanne, Designers Block Milan, Irish Museum of Modern Art, National Museum of Scotland and 100% Design London.
He has taught at Edinburgh College of Art, Heriot-Watt University, University of Dundee, Edinburgh Napier University, Central Saint Martins and the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing. He has been a visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan University, Aston University and University College Dublin and an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.