Product-Service Designer form Germany.

Updates

Updates on projects, publications and conferences.

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Upcoming talk at NYCxDesign Design Talks - Impact Summit

Upcoming talk at NYCxDesign Impact Summit - NASDAQ TimeSquare. “In conjunction with Design Pavilion, Design Talks NYC is a fascinating and culturally relevant conversation and story series featuring architecture, design, art and civic visionaries and creative leaders. Now in its fifth year, the program returns in 2019, May 13-16. May 13th will kick off the series with a full-day Impact Summit, a forum for all industries committed to designing a sustainable and circular future.”

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Upcoming Talk at World Product Day

I got invited to speak at the Product Tank / World Product Day event in Munich on the 15th of April - representing the Design/UX perspective on product development.. Looking forward to speak to other experts in product development!

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Featured on Design Indaba

Africa’s leading creative magazine DESIGN INDABA featured me recently on their main website. They share some of my learnings in China, why I start a podcast and some insights from recent conferences. I got to know their wonderful team during the Dutch Design Week 2017 where I did a short conference presentation on my Graduation project - they invited me for. Thanks Design Indaba!

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Interview at IT Arena Conference 2018

Exited to share out an interview I was invited to during my time in Ukraine for my speaking engagement at IT Arena Conference. I share what my Master Thesis is all about and in context of that also some of the key challenges in automotive design and how we can learn from aviation design of interior and services when it comes to designing autonomous mobility experiences. Furthermore, I highlight what potentials innovations in digital experience design have and why prototyping in the right context matters - as well as what I plan with my upcoming podcast. Let me know what you think.

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Talking at Digital Product School

Had a great time at the Cologne International School of Design (KISD) as well as the Digital Product School in Munich recently to talk on learnings of my journey so far - but also giving insights into designing future mobility experiences. I love to connect to students and help people who just start the journey of designing.

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IXDA Award Shortlist

My Master Thesis has been shortlisted for the IXDA Awards in the category „Empowering“. Highly appreciate this since it’s generally one of the design institutions I respect the most. Looking forward to the final results.

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Talk at KISD

Looking forward to be in Cologne next week to speak to the students at KISD Cologne International School of Design. They have an existing program I was interested to explore in more depth for a while.

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Presentation at PushConference 2018

Had a great time speaking at the PushConference '18 last weekend on designing future mobility experiences - a great 2-days conference around digital product development and interaction design in Munich. Enjoyed meeting many outstanding people as well as a lot of old design colleagues and friends.

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