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Dr Peter Hall

Course Leader- BA Graphic Design
Central Saint Martins
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Peter  Hall


Research focuses on mapping and visualization as critical and participatory practices.

Dr Hall was previously Programme Director of BA Design and Design Futures at Griffith University Queensland College of Art in Australia (2012-15), Senior Lecturer in Design at the University of Texas at Austin, USA (2007-12), and Lecturer in Graphic Design at Yale School of Art, USA (2000-2007). His recent essays appear in the books Design in the Borderlands (Routledge 2014), Graphic Design Reader (Bloomsbury Academic 2018) and Encountering Things: Design and Theories of Things (Bloomsbury Academic 2017). His books include Else/Where: Mapping - New Cartographies of Networks and Territories (edited with Janet Abrams, 2006). He is co-founder of DesignInquiry, a non-profit educational organization devoted to researching design issues in intensive team-based gatherings, based in Maine, USA


Current research students

  • Roxanne Alves Leitão, "Intimate partner abuse, technology, and cyber-aggression: codesigning support around issues of cyber-security and privacy" (Joint supervisor)
  • Christina Skarpari, Tangible Changes in Intangible Cultural Heritage Preservation: Using experience-based co-design to inform cultural policy-making practice. (Joint supervisor)


Communication and graphic design