Dr. Alan Young is a Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at AUT University. His doctorate from RMIT was a genealogy of graphic design in Victoria. As well editing this current volume, he has written numerous articles and presents regularly at national and international conferences. He is on the editorial boards and acts as a referee for a number of design journals. He has worked as project manager/designer for a series of community art and design projects and recently produced the DVD, Equal Service, on Melbourne’s Homeless community for the Department of Justice, Victoria. He has a series of short films from the DVD Unreserved: Tales from the Explosives Reserve, in the collection at the Australian Centre for Moving Image, Melbourne.