The new design paradigma

Design, Design Thinking, Education

Article: New paradigm of design education

11 Sep , 2017  

Together with Andrea Augsten we have conducted a study on the current design education in Germany. We wanted to understand how collaborative approaches such as service design, design thinking and co-creation influence the way how design students are trained. Since we both strongly believe in the power of collaborative approaches, we wanted to understand if and […]

Prototying for behavior change

Design Thinking, Prototyping, Showcases

Designing for behavior change

28 Aug , 2017  

In a previous post I described the Kick-Off workshop of a project with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in India on how to change the patriarchal mindset. We support the FES partner organizations in order to think about their work in the field of gender equality from a new perspective. By building empathy for people who are usually […]

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Team having fun collaborating

Approaches, Co-XD, Facilitation

Tips on how to enable true collaboration vs. mere cooperation

2 Aug , 2017  

This article describes the difference between cooperation and collaboration and gives tips on how to create a culture of collaboration.

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Team work @ Makers' Asylum

Approaches, Design Thinking, Showcases

How might we change the patriarchal mindset in India?

15 Mar , 2017  

Even in the year 2017(!) the challenge of changing the patriarchal mindset – predominant in most societies – is still not solved. Time to think about it in a different way. Time to dolaborate!

Collaboration experience design - Wallpaper

Approaches, Co-XD

Collaboration experience design – an introduction

10 Jan , 2017  

This post shows a way towards more engaging and more productive work: It provides you with the basic concept of collaboration experience design.

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Design Thinking, Places

Innovation school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

24 Aug , 2016   Gallery

All around the world people want to learn about innovation and design. Due to that schools are popping up everywhere. In Asia, a very inspiring innovation school is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is called GENOVASI. Last week I had the great joy to come back to KL for a project. Consequently, I met my old friends from GENOVASI there. In this […]


Facilitation, People

Facilitator: A collaboration magician

9 Jun , 2016  

The role of the facilitator is becoming more and more popular. Consultancies as well as big corporations see the need to create job profiles for people who help other people work better. But who are they? What exactly are they doing? How do they create their magic? This post describes the job and the character […]

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