Andrea Augsten

Main focus: Human Centered Design

Twitter handle: @AndreaAugsten


Languages: German, English

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Topics: human centered design, design thinking


Originally trained as a graphic & process designer, Andrea Augsten has been active in the development of human centered future visions for business, social design and design education for more than 7 years. Exploring and interpreting the impact of a human centered approach on society in academic as well as in industrial context is her focus. Design thinking, idea creation for innovative concepts, future scenario workshops & communication strategies are part of her daily work. She is Co-Founder of the research group design:transfer focusing the transfer between design research and praxis.

Andrea has been publishing and presenting her work at various international conferences and networks. In 2015 she was appointed to the Think Tank 30 of the Club of Rome. Next to her position as a PhD Candidate within the Innovation IT Team at Volkswagen AG, she enjoys to share her professional work experience in part time teaching & coaching, e.g. at Hans Sauer Stiftung, University of Applied Science Muenster, University of Stuttgart, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences etc.

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