Dónal Holland is an engineer, designer and artist, and has been a member of A4 Sounds since 2008. He is currently studying at Trinity College Dublin towards a PhD in design education. He recently spent 5 months in Harvard as a member of the teaching staff of a medical device design course, where he conducted ethnographic research with students and educators. The aim of his research is to develop set of open source educational materials for use in design classrooms. Dónal is interested in the role of education, art and design in community development and social justice activism.