Györgyi Gálik

Designer and Design Researcher, Future Cities Catapult London

She is in her second year of PhD studies in Innovation Design Engineering at Royal College of Art in London. Alongside studying she is working as a Design Researcher at Future Cities Catapult. Her practice focuses on voluntary social change, and more specifically how we can transform socio-ecological systems and our collective relationship towards the environmental commons to address and respond to contemporary urban challenges. With her colleagues she has been nominated in the Digital Category of the Design Museum’s ‘Design of the Year 2014’ Award for their project, HELLO LAMP POST.

She has worked frequently in collaboration and in cross-disciplinary teams in innovation labs and design studios all over the world, from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London to Hexagram Research Lab – Concordia in Montreal.

She graduated at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest in Design Management and also as a Designer in Visual Communication Arts, with a specialization in Video Art.