The Institute for Research on Digital Literacies
The Institute for Research on Digital Literacies

David Gelb

Assistant Professor, Department of Design
Director, Graduate Program in Design (MDes)

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD)


David Gelb’s research is focused on both design and education. His pedagogic work engages the way that social technologies augment design learning with particular emphasis on artefact collaboration and building design knowledge. His practice includes interactive design, user-centered research methods and mobile interface design, . He has exhibited nationally at artist-run centres, public galleries and media festivals. As a design educator, he has taught at Ryerson University and the Ontario College of Art & Design