Elio Caccavale

GFP (Green Fluorescent Protein) PigElio Caccavale is course director of the MSc in Product Design at the University of Dundee and he is visiting lecturer on the MA Design Interactions course at the Royal College of Art. In addition, he holds a visiting professorship at Staatliche Hochschule fur Gestaltung Karlsruhe and an honorary professorship at Hubei University of Technology.


Elio's work has been exhibited extensively, including at the Museum ofModern Art in New York, the Design Museum (Triennale) in Milan, the Science Museum in London, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Tapei, the Design and Applied Arts Museum in Lausanne, the Royal Institution in London and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. His work is in the permanent collection of MoMA in New York and has been publishedby Phaidon, Thames & Hudson, Die Gestalten Verlag dgv, MIT Press and Centre Pompidou. He is the co-author of Creative Encounters (Wellcome Trust, 2008), a book that explores the many opportunities and questions provided and prompted by collaborations between artists, designers, educators and scientists.

Elio is the founder of Elio Caccavale Design Studio, a design studio working across a wide variety of projects, including electronics and forecastingresearch. The studio has worked with a wide portfolio of clients including Mattel, Dmagic Mobile China, French Telecom / Orange, PBJ Japan and LG Electronics.