I rearrange little plastic bricks to create unique and fun experiences.
My job title?
Design Manager at LEGO Education
What is your typical "day in the life of a designer"?
Building Lego models that use technology to teach kids Robotics, Science, Engineering, etc.
Design principles you live by?
1. Consider your audience
2. I don't care who you are, assume the user knows nothing
3. Good things come in threes.
What problem can't you stop thinking about?
How to embrace the change in society that technology has on each and every generation and not demonize it.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Never look at just your close peers as competition. Also look at the industry as competition.
Design tools you can’t live without? (Physical and/or digital)
What’s in your bag?
My iPad Pro and Apple Pencil
Bunch of chargers
And a bit of hope...
What is the greatest design object, service, product or graphic ever made, in your opinion?
Nintendo Wiimote. It embraced the familiarity and accessibility of the TV remote and built an interactive experience around it. Pure Genius!
Designer friends you admire and we should talk to!
Pola Lisowicz - She is a curious creator, minimalism lover, sleep deprived coffee-addict.
What and where did you study?
B.F.A, Media Arts and Animation
The Art Institutes
B.A, Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois Chicago