Portrait photo of José Ernesto Rodríguez smiling into the camera with short and slightly curly hair in an orange sweater

Let's create responsible, accessible and beautiful services that ideally benefit all, while also having lots of fun.

I am a UX designer and user advocate in the public sector team at PwC. I work with interdisciplinary teams to make visions tangible. Last October I started the urban futures master at FH Potsdam and I am currently looking for a 3/6 months research project in 2021 combining design, governance, and urbanity. Occasionally I'm also taking on freelance and side projects that pique my interest. Let's go for lunch, meet at one of these events or ping me on Twitter.

Transitioning to civic tech

I've come to realize that I want to use my time, energy and skills to ideally design for all people, regardless of their passport, background or abilities. Too often, our resources are misused by only serving a fraction of our society and neglecting our basic necessities. I am convinced that by adopting the mindset, approach, and tools of today's designers, governments will be able to better meet the needs, wishes and expectations of its citizens. Let’s build the open government, together!

Academic background

At the end of my graphic design apprenticeship at Lette-Verein I discovered service design and realized I want to do more than just designing logos and posters. Since then I've shifted to a more holistic approach: I studied interface design at FH Potsdam, did the basic track at D-School, worked at the service design studio Fuxblau for 4.5 years, started the urban futures master at FH Potsdam and joined the public sector team at PwC. Go to experience for more detailed information.

Some random facts

I eat lots of sweets but somehow hardly gain weight. I'm seriously afraid of the end of the universe. Always up for sports and board games. The best purchase for my flat was a slow closing toilet seat. I still enjoy watching Spongebob and Dragon Ball. I love chocolate but not chocolate ice cream. Humanist technologist and optimist. I enjoy observing how people observe other people. I like to take care of my fingernails. Aperol Spritz was my favorite summer drink before it became cool.

Works

Interface & Service Design

Altersvorsorge

Post on Medium

Post on Medium

Post on Medium

We at Fuxblau, a service design studio in Berlin, wanted to create a case study with a topic relevant to society while using this opportunity to try out new methods and tools. The overall concept ought to touch both, the service experience from the users’ perspective as well as the overall business model: create a service that supports people in their 20s to start doing something for their retirement plan. During the five days, we conducted guerrilla interviews, created and tested prototypes, developed a stakeholder map and a rough business model.

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Work at Fuxblau
February 2018
February 2018

European Spring Program

European Spring Website

European Spring Website

European Spring Website

The European Spring Movement (DiEM25) is a pan-European political movement launched in 2015 by former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and Croatian philosopher Srećko Horvat. I offered my expertise to local organizers and ended up working with their policy coordinator David Adler. We replaced the cryptic policy titles with descriptive and concise headlines. We then classified the 100 policies into 4 overall goals and 12 subgoals to offer various points of entry and make them less overwhelming.

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Honorary Work
Winter 2019
May 2019

Fluid Living

Bachelor Thesis, PDF 755 kB

Bachelor Thesis, PDF 755 kB

Bachelor Thesis, PDF 755 kB

In my bachelor thesis, I envision a future in which cities can physically, legally and digitally adapt to the changing needs of its inhabitants. As people get more independent they can create communities based on their individual priorities. In my work I explore the most prominent opportunities and challenges this vision involves along such as: the business model, autonomy, formation of communities, spatial privilege, flora & fauna, serendipity, convenience vs. privacy and the access to services and goods.

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Bachelor Thesis at FH Potsdam
Summer Term 2018
June 2018

Arriva

Arriva asked us to develop services that would react to changes on the customer side as well as disruptive competition within his key market. Our team traveled through seven European countries, talked to more than 40 users and industry experts to identify relevant trends. Based on our research we developed rough concepts for transportation services and tested them with people on the street. Together with the client team, we prepared the service implementation by creating service blueprints and created a plan for how to prototype the services in various countries.

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Work at Fuxblau
June 2017

Hopper

Course Documentation in German

Course Documentation in German

Course Documentation in German

The challenge of this small exercise was to translate a book into its digital counterpart in two screen formats: 1024×768 and 240×320. Ioannis Sarakasidis and I aimed to emphasize Hopper's paintings with a clear layout and light typography. We chose to incorporate the characteristic red for headings and active states. The letter H functions as the menu button. We used Sketch to create the screens and experimented with the prototyping tool Pixate. The course was led by Boris Müller at FH Potsdam.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
November 2014

NPR One Redesign

‍‍The course at FH Potsdam, supervised by Frank Rausch and Timm Kekeritz, was roughly structured like a Google Design Sprint. Rather than introducing new fancy features, we concentrated on fixing the biggest pain points. Our main focus was on how to better present individual podcast episodes as well as podcast series within the explore section. Our second main focus was the redesign of the actual podcast player. Collaboration with Yaron Zimmermann and Sebastian Rauer.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
Winter Term 2016
March 2017

Volksverschlüsselung

We redesigned the desktop interface of Volksverschlüsselung. An initiative from the Frauenhofer Institute to make it easier to send and receive encrypted emails. Collaboration with Marizon Bilano and Bodo Pahlke.

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Freelance Work
December 2015
Works

Physical Design

Superclock

An internet-connected clock that shows you when your next train, bus or tram is coming. Magnetic ceramic spheres are linked to specific public transportation routes. Once a sphere is positioned on the clock face, it will move to the next available departure position.

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Side Project started at FH Potsdam
Winter Term 2013 – 2014
March 2014

Handkerze

Created just for fun. Why not?

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Self-Initiated Project
June 2011

Urban Dataobjects

Video and Course Documentation in German

Video and Course Documentation in German

Video and Course Documentation in German

Every year the Bertelsmann Foundation publishes the Social Justice Index. We brought the data back to the public to disrupt people from their daily routine and created more than a dozen of dataobjects around Berlin, combining each dataset with its appropriate medium and location.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
Summer Term 2016
July 2016

Berliner Box

A modular and versatile box with the perfect size for vinyls and office folders. Thanks to its 45° miters on top and bottom they can be stacked and rotated to all four sides, creating shelves and room dividers. Made at FH Potsdam.

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Self-Initiated Project
Winter Term 2013
January 2014

Hat Controller

Video and Course Documentation in German

Video and Course Documentation in German

Video and Course Documentation in German

During an exercise at FH Potsdam we hacked regular keyboards. Each hat has two tilt sensors triggering the keyboard buttons which allow the players to control the direction of their line in the game Achtung, die Kurve!

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
November 2013

Kahn Klangbild

Made at FH Potsdam. Make sure to watch the interview with Oliver Kahn in German.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
November 2014

Mago

Successful application homework for the integrated design study program at KISD. The homework topic was Try. The game Mago consists of 27 wooden cubes with a magnet of a different polarity on each side.

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Self-Initiated Project
July 2013

Weather Object

Course Documentation in German

Course Documentation in German

Course Documentation in German

Physicalization of the daily emitted carbon dioxide per capita from 1896 to 2016. The more carbon dioxide is emitted, the bigger and warmer the stones become — an analogy to global warming. The empty shapes represent the predicted emissions. Made during a 1-hour workshop at the FH Potsdam with Katja Budinger. Note: not accurate data.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
June 2016
Works

Storytelling

Berlinize

Berlinize Website

Berlinize Website

Berlinize Website

Is your city lacking growth, future perspectives, and a vivid cultural scene? Follow our 7 steps to transform your city into a flourishing and dynamic metropolis. We identified Berlin's secret sauce and created a fictional transformation agency. Berlinize is the result of the university course »Mapping Cities – Making Cities« by Prof. Dr. Marian Dörk at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.

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Urban Futures Master at FH Potsdam
Winter Term 2019

Evolin

Video in German

Video in German

Video in German

Berlin 2037 — a pill to eliminate all sexual desire of the human mind has become increasingly popular. In this speculative documentary the sexual therapist Dra. Engel explains the reasons for the intake and the effects on four of her patients.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
Summer Term 2017
July 2017

2115

Course Documentation in German

Course Documentation in German

Course Documentation in German

An outlook focusing on the technological and evolutionary possibilities of the next 100 years. Potential future events, presented as fragments in pictures and texts stimulate the imagination regarding the future of humanity. This photo shows a victim of an intergalactic pandemic. Made with tonic water, gelatine, and ultraviolet lights. Collaboration with Mario Hamborg, Moira Berit Joachim, Dominik Manikowski, Nina Tschirner and Oriana Striebeck at FH Potsdam.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
February 2015

Gofios Doña Olivia

Video in Spanish

Video in Spanish

Video in Spanish

Bigger picture business idea: a platform to order food on demand from ladies* in Nicaragua who would love to share their creations but are too old to sell the food on the market.

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Self-Initiated Project
March 2013

Oro Nica

Video in Spanish

Video in Spanish

Video in Spanish

Santa Rosa del Peñón, Nicaragua.

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Self-Initiated Project
October 2013

Kopfsache

Collaboration with Flora Karger.

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Self-Initiated Project
April 2012

First ascent of K2

Video in English and Course Documentation in German

Video in English and Course Documentation in German

Video in English and Course Documentation in German

Projection mapping the route and weather onto a laser cut mountain. Collaboration with Mario Klemm, Thomas Miebach, Philipp Strixner at FH Potsdam.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
May 2016
Works

Graphic Design

My Personal Card

Technical support regarding the golden embossing from Daniel Bauer.

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Self-Initiated Project
June 2011

Carbon Works

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

Carbon Works is a factory in the heart of Berlin producing high-quality carbon pieces for cars, technical equipment, skis, snowboards as well as packaging and furniture design. During the second year of my graphic design studies, we had the task to design a company’s identity and I had the opportunity to do a rebrand for them.

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Freelance Work
June 2011

Bunga & Bunga Card

Business card for the DJ duo Bunga & Bunga. Made with marbled and laser cut paper and silver foil.

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Self-Initiated Project
December 2013

Raschelbuch

My mother wrote about our neighbor Peter, who passed away in 2013 after struggling with Alzheimer's for several years. I illustrated his story in this booklet during a course at FH Potsdam supervised by Dipl. Graf. Hans-Jürgen Willuhn.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
March 2014

Handschrift

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

You can buy prints on Society6. Made during my graphic design apprenticeship at Lette-Verein.

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Self-Initiated Project
March 2011

Antonio Festa's Business Card

Antonio Festa is a Berlin-based architect. The laser marked lines on the back represent his favorite piece of architecture: the National Parliament House in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Freelance Work
November 2015

Arts University Bournemouth

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

How can we encapsulate the common, slightly contradictory desire of creative people and people in general: to express their individuality while being part of the whole? We developed a generative vortex representing the students' academic process in time and space. Students from all over the world come together, disoriented at the beginning, together they start to explore and collaborate, they focus on their interests, improve their skills to finally graduate as specialists in their chosen fields.

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Self-Initiated Project
April 2012

Autobahn

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

Work on Behance

Inspired by a song from my Mexican cousin and supervised by Prof. Hans-Jörg Kotulla at FH Potsdam.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
February 2015

Berliner Box Card

The Berliner Box is a modular and versatile box with the perfect size for vinyls and office folders. Thanks to its 45° mitres on top and bottom they can be stacked and rotated to all four sides, creating shelves and room dividers. Made at FH Potsdam.

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Self-Initiated Project
January 2014

Bernd Flach

Client Website

Client Website

Client Website

Bernd Flach is a Berlin-based dance teacher. Made during my graphic design apprenticeship at Lette-Verein.

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Freelance Work
June 2007

Carflux

The ODB dongle processes the data of the car to enhance the drivers' experience. Made during the codemotion hackathon.

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Hackathon
May 2013

Dr. Super

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Freelance Work
May 2015

Fuxblau Business Card

Fuxblau is a Berlin based service design studio.

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Self-Initiated Project
April 2015

It’s all about type

Collaboration with Alexander Jesipow, Flora Karger, Gülcan Uluyurt, Tina Wehder.

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Self-Initiated Project
March 2012

Keyboard Hackparty Poster

Made at FH Potsdam using keyboard buttons and a photocopier.

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Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam
November 2013

Lichtblick Festival

Made using dough.

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Freelance Work
August 2013
References

What my colleagues, fellow students, flatmate and mother say about me. Btw, my nickname is Tito, the small Ernesto: Ernesto, Ernestito, Tito.

Sometimes you have the opportunity to observe a person’s progress over years and be genuinely impressed by what they’ve become. In 2011, I met @jerdesign at @GSJAM after finishing his A-levels. Today, he’s an experienced designer with a strong portfolio — www.jer.design

Head of service design at Government Digital Service

Tito is at the origin of many processes, ideas, workflows that Fuxblau uses nowadays. Therefore he is also a mindful person who takes responsibility for his ideas. As we have similar profile focussed on prototyping, I have acknowledged the quality of his work, but also his curiosity, that leads him to always try new tools and visual effects. Finally, Tito is a very kind and committed person. He welcomed me with open arms, allowing us to have very constructive and critical dialogs. He was actively crafting a benevolent atmosphere in Fuxblau, while setting himself higher standards project after project.

Interaction designer at Fuxblau — colleague in ‘18

Tito is my most beautiful gift to myself: a tall young man, a mirror image of his father, cheeky and charming. […] At times he brings me to the point of despair when he tries to get me enthusiastic about his newest ideas demanding long discussions. But I feel instantly reconciled once he asks me for advice or just gives me a hug. A lovable tormentor!

Mother since ‘91

Tito ist unglaublich interessiert und scheint immer über jeden neuesten Designtrend und neue Tools Bescheid zu wissen. Somit habe ich ständig von ihm Neues gelernt und er hat immer frischen Wind in unser Team gebracht. In der Zeit in der ich mit Tito arbeiten durfte, hat er eine unglaublich steile Entwicklung hingelegt. Mittlerweile ist Tito ein top Interfacedesigner mit sehr gutem Gespür für UX und auch für visuelle Ausgestaltung. Die Arbeit mit ihm war mir immer eine Freude — sowohl fachlich als auch menschlich.

Founder and creative lead at Fuxblau — colleague from ‘14 – ‘18

Tito is an extremely curious and open-minded person. He is eager to learn new tools and methods and highly motivated to acquires new skills. Although Tito works as a user experience and service designer in our company, we also highly value his skills as a maker and tinkerer.

Founder and business strategist at Fuxblau— colleague from ‘14 – ‘18

Tito is, from all of my friends, the one who’s most passionate about his work. It’s usually hard to talk without him interrupting because he has a new idea. He will open his eyes until they’re about to pop out and then shout into the conversation “Guys, guys … I have an Idea! Imagine …” […] But the thing that amazes me the most, is that all of his projects always have the goal of making people happy. Whether it is by trying to make their lives a little less complicated or just by paying attention to details that others underestimate.

Visual storyteller, fellow student at FHP, flatmate since ‘14

I worked together with Tito on the Urban Dataobjects project at FH Potsdam. He proved to be a great team lead by facilitating the process, planning ahead and sharing tasks among our team. He has a great team spirit and always looked after each and everyone of us. I am deaf and rely on sign language interpreters. I noticed again and again how much he cared to involve me in our project. I still can feel his positive energy just thinking of him.

UX designer, fellow student at FHP and co-creator of Urban Dataobjects

Experience

4.5 years at a service design agency, interface design bachelor, d.school and a graphic design apprenticeship.

Designer and user advocate in the public sector team at PwC

October 2019 – Today, Berlin

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a global network of legally independent and autonomous firms in the fields of auditing, tax consulting and management consulting. PwC has been working with local and municipal governments, public businesses, universities and non-Profit companies for decades. I joined the public sector team at PwC Berlin in October as a working student. As the only designer I've been helping my ~30 colleagues to build prototypes, plan workshops and create visuals for presentations. In recent months I've been creating proposals to improve the collaboration within our team. Together with some colleagues we participated in the #WirVsVirusHack hackathon to combat Covid-19 and developed the Corofix chatbot. By answering the most frequents questions the chatbot relieves the overloaded hotlines. The Corofix chatbox can be easily personalized and extended by local governments to give its users more accurate answers.

Urban Futures Master at FH Potsdam

October 2019 – Today, Potsdam

The four-semester master connects students from diverse academic backgrounds such as architecture, political science, cultural studies, public policy, geography, design, ethnology and many more. We acquire the necessary interdisciplinary skills and knowledge that enable us to work independently, scientifically and creatively to critically reflect on scientific findings and to act responsibly in the context of urban transformation processes. Our studies and projects focus on the following dimensions:

  • The Digital City as an informational system concentrates on big open data, smart city, smart citizens and information visualization.
  • The Physical City as a spatial and energetic-material system examines the topics of sustainable infrastructures, sustainable neighborhood development, and urban metabolism.
  • The Social City as a social-cultural system combines demographic change, social inequality, participation and an active design of transformation processes as well as changes in settings and behavior.

Translating user needs into business models at Fuxblau

2014 – ‘18, Berlin

The service design studio Fuxblau was founded 2013 by Olga Scupin and Manuel Grossmann and I joined them in spring 2014 as their first employee. We helped our clients to better understand what their customers really want and how their overall offer can become more customer-centric. Our clients were a mix of Berlin startups, SME’s and recently also bigger companies like Arriva, Bosch and Sennheiser. Our common project process: establish a common understanding within the team, sharpen the concept and create a first prototype based on qualitative user research. It was very important to us to leave our clients with tangible and actionable outcomes they could keep working with like prototypes, action plans and service blueprints. During an average week I would support a colleague during a workshop or sprint, help my colleagues with all kinds of tech and design questions as well as update design templates and our internal wiki.

Interface Design Bachelor at FH Potsdam

2013 – ‘18, Potsdam

At FH Potsdam I learned how to translate the design principles to digital interfaces and I explored its peculiarities. The studies are interdisciplinary — courses are open to interface, product and communication designers. Therefore, I also participated in many non-digital courses such as wood workshop, product design, calligraphy and ceramics. Throughout my studies I explored alternatives and additions to screen based interfaces. Be it a clock that tells you when your next bus is coming, physical objects visualizing data or a speculative short film about a future without sexual desire.

Design Thinking Basic Track at HPI D-School

Summer Term 2016, Potsdam

Team photo of the culture coach team smiling and looking into the camera with a whiteboard in the background

Even though I was familiar with the approach and many methods from my work at Fuxblau, the basic track at the HPI School of Design Thinking gave me more confidence to apply it. Having the freedom to experiment with new methods and processes with a group of like-minded people with diverse backgrounds made a huge difference. During the 3-week project we developed Culture Coach, a service which connects you with a fellow immigrant or expert to help you navigate the new environment. Read more about the concept and process. During the 8-week project we helped the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies to create a sustainable strategy to organize their yearly symposium. The outcome: clearly defined processes and responsibilities between BCRT staff and PhD students. A set of organizational tools give the students guidance but enough independence to grow while organizing the symposium. Our final concept pitch and rough documentation.

Graphic Design Apprenticeship at Lette-Verein

2008 – ‘11, Berlin

Photo of various branded elements such as a letterhead, envelope, business card, postcard and CD

Coming from an artistic family it was pretty obvious I would become a creative professional. Instead of attending high school I completed a graphic design apprenticeship at Lette–Verein in Berlin. It was a rather technical apprenticeship focused on classic design techniques and print. Our classes ranged from analog photography, design sketching, design history, illustration, typography, poster design and screen printing. At the end of my apprenticeship I discovered service design at Global Service Jam and realized I wanted to do more than just designing logos and posters. I concluded with a six-month graphic design internship at Arts University Bournemouth.

Some of the clients I've directly or indirectly worked with:
Services

I can help you with prototyping & design, qualitative research and co-facilitation.

Co-Facilitation

Aligning and enabling the whole team to deliver

Before diving into a new project I like to make sure we are all on the same page. I am a big fan of the vision workshops we had at Fuxblau. The team talks about its concept, motivations and concerns while we ask questions and take notes on a whiteboard à la graphical recording. Visualizing the status quo and vision allows the team to clarify and unite behind a common understanding. Other explicit visual tools such as service blueprints then help us throughout the process to better understand and communicate the service we want to build.

Qualitative Research

Understanding people’s needs and their contexts

As everything else builds upon it, qualitative research is the most effective way to develop better services. We can only confirm or disprove our assumptions by talking to the people using the product or service. What are they currently struggling with? What are they trying to accomplish? Where, when and in which conditions are they? By observing and making the appropriate questions we can better understand their goals and motivations and design accordingly. A rough prototype is a great way to break the ice and start the conversation during an interview.

Prototyping & Design

Crafting inclusive, accessible and responsible services

A prototype can fulfill various end goals such as to test the value proposition, technical feasibility, usability of an interface, convince stakeholders or to simply communicate an idea within the team. After the scope of the service is defined we’ll build many prototypes along the way balancing fidelity and resources. But apart from the process I believe an empowered and diverse team as well as a welcoming environment are way more important to create inclusive, accessible, coherent and responsible services.

Favorites

A collection of my favorite links.

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Events

Join me at one of these events.

Größte Versammlung Deutschlands im Olympiastadion
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Olympiastadion Berlin

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Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Ideas

I decided to share all my stupid and genius ideas. Let’s collaborate!

When paying taxes or getting money from the state I also see the first name and approximate location of my fellow citizens who payed or received that money

Weekly physical newspaper with all the online articles I didn’t read

Website that allows to create beautiful and simple signs to print out

Weather app shows how you should dress instead of the weather conditions

Visualizing a CV as a map or comic

Visualize how the policy will affect people in different ways

Video of people dancing in a club which then zooms into individuals and shows them during their everyday life

Two daily curated 3-minute videos for brushing your teeth

Translate and rebrand the news from another country to make it look like it happened here

Translate a sentence from sign language to spoken englisch and back and forth a few times to understand how much information is lost

To prevent the overuse of a typeface it can only be bought a certain amount of times

The »Three-sip-beer« is the size of a standard bottle but only has three sips of beer and is basically 95% glass

The »Helper Gym« is a platform to post and find fitness tasks like helping with a relocation, a construction or chopping wood

Sweets, fruits or nuts at the top of every bouldering route as a reward

Stone with a headphone jack

Sticker of a doorbell with Jérôme Boateng’s name

Sticker mit »Wer wird Millionär?« Fragen über Klingelschilder kleben

Spiegelndes Logo im Wasser, Buchstaben aus Styropor

Smartphone recognizes if somebody else is using your phone and deactivates all those embarrassing notifications

Smart water tap shows water consumption by shortly interrupting the waterflow

Smart stethoscope allows you to listen to the stories of objects

Smart book plays sound and background music depending on which page you are

Service that improves the accessibility of memes by identifying the original image and making the text more legible

Search engine congratulates you when you searched for something the first time ever

Recycle old stuffed animals into one big pillow

Recreate the army pattern with mold

Recognize a playlist by adding this information to an inaudible frequency

Print Pinterest boards as a book

Print a face on a hand fan

Platform or Facebook app to find people in a similar situation eg. studying design, recovering from a breakup, same dream etc.

Platform comparing the services, advantages and disadvantages of nations

Photo series of thousands of people to show the infinite sexual spectrum

Photo series of children in their bedroom with their stepparents

Photo series of a seat in a subway showing all the people that sat on it throughout the day

Photo series of 404 errors but in real life

Photo series at the airport of people before and after their holidays

Parabolic mirror grills in public parks

Page on my website with all the stuff I want to get rid off

Onesie with an integrated pillow

New language based on the phonetic alphabet

Mobile app that visualizes sound as a circle and by placing a glass of water on top of the screen you get disco glass

Messages organized by persons instead of apps

Meal recreated with painted rocks

Maps showing you the safest route home based on criminality data

Make the dishwasher sound like the sea

Logo made of jelly

Joint-calendar-poster is a perforated A2 poster with 365 paper tips with the date and an inspirational quote

Interactive timeline with all the necessary inventions to create the lighter

Interactive timeline with all human inventions and interconnections

Interactive painting of a glass of water showing how much water you should drink today

Infographics visualizing the prices of basic items like light, bread etc.

Infographic showing number and location of active soldiers around the world

Infographic of how the median human would have to live to prevent the destruction of our world

In monitor-mode your printer will take a screenshot and print it as fast as possible

Illustrators from around the world illustrating their favorite sex position

Humorous integration kits for different countries and cultures

Hammock with guitar strings

Feel-good-box includes all kinds of objects that feel good to touch, squeeze and rip apart

Exhibition of walls and borders throughout history

Everywhere chair

Everyday objects which make fart sounds so you always have something to blame

Digital maps to discover the local stories from everyday people

Decorate a leafless tree with green plastic waste

Create a spicy salsa with my Mexican friend José and call it »Los José’s«

Create a brief user experience report and then offer it to the company to get the next job

Cooperative Twitter block lists people can follow

Coloring book but with beautiful black and white photos and only a black pen

Collection of the most neglected interfaces around the world

Collection of digital fears like duplicate files

CO₂ dashboard with infographics that compare how much certain industries, companies, countries and lifestyle impact our planet the most

Clothes borrowing service at airports

Card set with rules for card games

Business card made of pcb to create different electronical devices

Bookmarking apps that show from where and whom I got the link

Board game prototyping kit

Beautiful spherical tokens with a NFC chip to link to a music playlist

Attach all kinds of shakers to cleaning utensils to make music while you clean

App which converts text into a sign language video

App recognizes the voice of different people and tracks how long they speak during a meeting

App or website recognizes your reading speed and automatically scrolls for you

An array of switches to keep track of who cleaned the kitchen, bathroom and living room the last time

Alternative national flag made of all the flags of its immigrants

Alphabet made by connecting the moles of my flatmate José

Ability to zoom in by moving your phone closer to your face

Ability as a sender to define the kind of notification the recipient will get

A series of blog posts describing hidden design details

A dumb watch made of a beautiful stone that doesn’t show the time

A beautiful Faraday cage for smartphones in restaurants that also wirelessly charges them

The closest, cheapest, best rated, most novel and most recommended food option