Hi! I'm Markus, a Strategic Designer, tackling systemic challenges like emerging technologies and urbanization.
Currently I'm part of FREE NOW's research and design team move Lab in Berlin. Previously I worked for the mobility company moovel in Stuttgart, the design studio Domestic Data Streamers in Barcelona, and as a freelancer with the TheGreenEyl and the DesignFarm Berlin. Before that I studied Communication and Product Design in Berlin, Santiago de Chile, and Valencia.
I also take journalistic photos, collect and create information resources, travel, and explore public life.
Open source tool for offline, transparent and privacy respecting AI based data collection in public space.
Challenge: Ethical issues and privacy concerns when using artificial intelligence in public space.
Role: Concept & Idea, Product Design, Visual Design
Project site: opendata.cam
Year: 2017 — present
Embracing the Artificial
Magazine article that proposes empathy to design for trust between humans and intangible technologies.
Challenge: Emerging technologies like autonomous machines are intangible, everywhere, and increasingly pervade our lives.
Role: Concept & Idea, Research, Writing
Online article: Soon
Beat the Traffic
AI based mini game to inspire debate about global urban traffic issues and drive behavioral change.
Challenge: Unlivable cities and personal car ownership in a world that is choked with traffic everywhere.
Role: Concept & Idea, Visual Design, Product Design, Front-End Development
Project site: beatthetraffic.moovellab.com
Recognition: German Design Award 2019
Year: 2017 — 2018
Computational design tool that automates the creation of key visuals across formats and mediums.
Challenge: Work changes with automation, many jobs have to be redefined, and computation becomes more and more part of creative processes.
Role: Concept, Visual Design, Development, Experience Design
Project site: architecture.mit.edu/150