Hi! I'm Gaston Welisch, a French designer based in Scotland.
My focus in on incorporating Play into our interactions with everyday objects and environments.
I’m an avid tinkerer and a keen collector of quirky cameras.

Work experience

Oct 2021 - Now : Research Associate in Design Innovation, Glasgow School of Art

2021-Now: Freelance Graphic Design and Photography practice

June 2022 - June 2023 : Co-Applicant and researcher on a  project with Patient and Public involvement in Cancer Research, Glasgow University

Jan 2021 - July 2021: Researcher/Designer, Institute of Cancer Sciences, Glasgow University

Sept 2019 - July 2020 : Research assistant in Interaction Design, Glasgow School of Art

Summer 2018 : Graphic Design, internship at ZAOUM, Paris, France : www.zaoum.fr

August 2015 : Product Design, internship at échelle 1, Uzès, France : www.echelle1.fr

Summer 2015 & 2016 : Elected «kindest waiter of the season» two consecutive years, Restaurant Les Terroirs, Uzès, France


2023 - Now : Part-time PhD studies: “AI Oracles and Creative Practices: Demystifying the Black Box through the Analogical Framework of Divination and Magic”, Glasgow School of Art

2019 : Masters in Product Design - MEDES,
Recipient of the Chairman's Medal, Glasgow School of Art

2017-2018: Design, Art et Storytelling - MEDES, Aalto University, Finland

2016-2017 : Product Design - MEDES, ENSCI, Paris

2014-2016 : Product Design  - MEDES, Glasgow School of Art


Summer 2023 : Photography shown at the Architecture Fringe, Glasgow, UK

June 2023 : “A new World”, Solo photography exhibition at the Alchemy Experiment, Glasgow, UK

Summer 2021 : Events at the Architecture Fringe, Glasgow, UK

Summer 2018 : Solo photography exhibition, Helsinki, Finland

May 2018 : Project for Converse exhibited at the Innovation Launch, Boston, U.S.A

March 2017 : Project with Matali Crasset exhibited at the Design biennale of St-Etienne, Saint-Étienne, France

April 2016 : Organisation of a group exhibition, Glasgow School of Art

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