“faster umlaute” — Improving the typing speed of additional characters on macOS
Typing additional characters on macOS can be annoying through the timeout that it takes to open the tooltip. What if we could skip the timeout?thought | 08/2018
Artifacts – A Human-Centered Framework for Growing Ideas
Artifacts improves the way how people create, evaluate and evolve ideas and theories. What if a system was designed from the ground up to support the process of nurturing ideas?Worked with Christoph Labacher and Florian Ludwig
Sketch Runner is a plugin to speed up your workflow in Sketch. Quickly access commands, insert symbols and install plugins through a Spotlight-like interface.
I'm co-creator and worked on strategy, design, marketing and customer support. Sketch Runner is used by all sorts of designers at companies like Google, Airbnb, Microsoft or Netflix.
Being responsible for a product that many users rely on in their daily workflow is intimidating and exciting at the same time!
project | 04/2016
The Future of How We Understand Information
What could the future of media look like? Will it be individualised? We took the insights from those thoughts and came up with how Individual Media could help people understand information faster and better.Worked with Christoph Labacher and Florian Ludwig
Learnings from my 6-Month Design Internship at a Startup
At tado° I wore a lot of hats like user researcher, visual designer or prototyper. This text is a personal collection of lessons learned during my internshipthought | 01/2017
Prodcard.co – A Single Task Focusing Tool
Sometimes my One Big Thing just feels to big and I struggle to start. So I built prodcard.co to help me sit down and get into the flow of working.This was my first project written in React. project | 03/2017
Tab Sort – Improving Tabs in Firefox
Tab Sort is a simple and unobtrusive way to locate your most relevant tabs by sorting them into different groups.
Done during a three day workshop with the Firefox Design Team.project | 11/2016
Injecting Micro-Interactions into Craft's Prototype
Sometimes testing a prototype flow in the absence of micro-interactions misses the mark. How to solve this using WebViews in Craft's Prototype…thought | 03/2016
The Dialog Method
An interface design method to prioritize functions through the constraints of a conversational user interface.thought | 03/2016
How the three finger dragging on a trackpad could be improved
Quick proposal how flicking could be added to the three finger dragging on a trackpad.thought | 10/2015
Why I’m a fan of light switches …
About the functional simplicity in light switches and what that means for single- or multi-purpose product-strategies.thought | 09/2015
Slicing tomatoes with a really sharp knife
In this article I'm comparing the oddly satisfying feeling of slicing tomatoes with a really sharp knife to the design process of a product.thought | 04/2015
The IG Portfolio is a broad collection of projects done by interaction design students at HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd.
Together with Michael Baisch we revamped the old platform. I focused on the conceptual realignment, visual design and front-end development.project | 02/2015
Feet - a study on foot-based interaction (Part 1)
Using feet to interact with digital interfaces is a new thought to many people. To evaluate our interaction concepts we created a test-setup and published our findings in a two-part article.Done with Christoph Labacher and Werner Schäfner. I focused on the conceptual development and prototyping the interaction models.
project | 02/2015
Gloam — an interactive data visualization
Gloam is an interactive data visualization, that calculates the sunrise, sunset and twilight times based on given latitudes and renders them into a mesmerizing and stunning experience.
In December 2016 I added a rough Leap Motion support. You can adjust the times and latitudes with your hand. Just move around with your hand spread or closed.
- Read: I'm addicted to interaction details!
- Watch: A visualization video on Vimeo
- Code available on GitHub
- Featured on designmadeingermany.de (in German)
Using interfaces should feel like slicing tomatoes with a really sharp knife.
Click to watch a 30 sec video…