Peter Sikking is an experienced interaction architect. He unabashedly puts shipping great products at the centre of his design practice. He is known for his work for Google, Nokia, the Metapolator & GIMP open source projects, and startups. Peter is sought out by executives who have no use for average results. With a design‐led process he shapes the success they… Read More
I am slowly composing a design fiction set in the near future. I am thinking about how a content strategy unit for start-ups might operate. I am playing around with the notion of sequential trade agreements. I am tweeting, every now and again, here.
Claudia Simon is the owner of a vintage interior shop aka cultural management/communications office aka gallery aka artist’s studio in Neukoelln, with typewriters taking up more and more space and time in all these disciplines. A while ago, a friend called her “The Queen of Typewriters” – and she’s doing her best to live that mission, not only in terms of hardware, but also by… Read More
Franziska is a Product- and Service designer. She’s been with IXDS since January 2014 and works as a Senior Designer in the areas of user research, co creation-workshops and concept-development. Franziska studied product-design at the University of applied Sciences Coburg and service-design at Ohio State University. Before joining IXDS she worked for the Volkswagen Group in the service innovation team…. Read More
As a cultural researcher and design strategist, I’m often asked to assess and share insights about the future of human spending and consumption – but I prefer to hypothesize about the future of human work, leadership and specifically innovation. Currently big corporates spend a lot of time figuring out how to make a difference but often hesitate to do anything that will mess up their status quo; start-ups on the other hand, are sufficiently messy but still rely on external (big corporate) support in order to make significant changes.
Both of these scenarios are limited by a dinosaur paradigm for business that today’s kids and students are already learning to operate outside of – so I’d like to share some thoughts on what makes them different and how these differences will radically affect the way that innovation will be perceived and achieved.
“I was born and raised in Asia. Now I am living and working happily in Berlin. I’ve always work in international company, I write email in English, I eat sausages, pasta, I drink German beer, I traveled to different places in the world. I see myself as a modern Asian and global citizen. I am not totally right 😊 After… Read More