Alain is an Associate Professor in the Media & Interaction Design Program at ECAL/University of Art and Design, Lausanne, Switzerland. He led this program from 2006 to 2015. After Studying Graphic Design he moved into screen-based media, developing websites in the cultural field or for clients such as Vitra, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec. Through his teaching he focuses on our relationship with technologies and the ways we interact with them. Recent projects developed with his students include; the exhibition “Delirious Home”, a playful interpretation of the “smart home” for the Milan design week in 2014, the workshop “Thymio meets ECAL” around the educational Robot, Thymio. He splits his time between Lausanne and Zurich, where he lives and works on his own practice.
Alain Bellet / ECAL