Mr Tomás García Ferrari

Senior Lecturer (Computer Science), Convenor of Computer Graphic Design

Qualifications: BGD SCDT Buenos Aires

Contact Details

Room: G.G.17
Phone: +64 7 838 4793
Extension: 4793
Fax: +64 7 838 4155

About Tomás

Tomás García Ferrari is a Senior Lecturer of Computer Graphic Design at the University of Waikato. Previously, he held academic positions at the University of Otago (New Zealand), the Burg-Giebichenstein School of Art and Design (Germany) and the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). He has delivered postgraduate courses in several institutions. He has given seminars and talks in international conferences and he has written articles, papers and books chapters on different areas of Design. He works as a professional Design consultant for companies and institutions in Latin America, Europe and New Zealand. Tomás has a Graphic Design degree and a postgraduate Specialisation in Communication Design Theory from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Research Interests

Interaction design; communication design; typography; design theory; complexity and design.

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Garcia Ferrari, T. (2017). Design and the fourth industrial revolution. In EAD12|2017 Design for Next. Rome, Italy: European Academy of Design. Open Access version: hdl:10289/11167

  • Garcia Ferrari, T. (2017). Design and the fourth industrial revolution. Dangers and opportunities for a mutating discipline. In L. Di Lucchio, L. Imbesi, P. Atkinson, A. Giambattista, & V. Malakuczi (Eds.), 12th EAD Conference: Design Journal Vol. 20 (pp. S2625-S2633). Conference held Sapienza University of Rome: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.. doi:10.1080/14606925.2017.1352774

  • Garcia Ferrari, T. (2016). Design Futures: the role of Design in a Software Society. In First SDN (Swiss Design Network) Design Research Winter Summit. Conference held at Grandhotel Giessbach, Switzerland: SDN - Swiss Design Network.

  • Short, C., Garcia Ferrari, T., & Quijano, M. (2016). HfG-Archiv Ulm Online. De la realidad exclusiva a la virtualidad inclusiva. RChD: creación y pensamiento, 1(1), 13-25. doi:10.5354/0718-2430.2016.44192

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