David Malouf

Country: US

David Malouf has been an interaction designer for the last 20 years. He is currently a professor at the Savannah College of Art & Design, but before that he spent the greater part of his career doing software design for web, desktop and embedded devices mostly in the enterprise context.

He contributes to the Interaction Design community through his continued commitment to the Interaction Design Association which he helped found, by writing, and contributing to the community conversation.

David lives in the SE United States with is wife and son. He loves driving, movies, the beach and traveling as often as possible.

David’s design philosophy is one based on balance, but with a strong belief that beauty is a human imperative and that all aspects of sensing combined and separately convey a sense of beauty. In essence form & function in the classical sense are in a reflexive symbiotic relationship, but that form serves two purposes giving it greater value: communicating utility and providing emotional representation. Both of these combined allow humans to feel that the technology in their lives is connected to other human beings.