André Knörig is an interaction designer with a distinct interest in physical, embodied interactions. André holds degrees in computer science and interaction design. His creative research has been published at conferences such as TEI and CHI, and been exhibited at Ars Electronica and NIME.
Currently, André is working as a research assistant at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, where he is project lead of Fritzing, an ambitious open source hardware initiative. He is also managing the Berlin-based IxDS Interaction Design Studios, a design research firm that creates innovative interactive products and services.
Recorded on November 6 2009 at Umeå Institute of Design.
The Fall Summit 2009 was held at Umeå Institute of Design from November 6–8. The speakers were (in order of appearance): André Knörig, German Leon, David Rose, Reto Wettach, Jan-Christof Zoels, Karsten Schmidt and Clive van Heerden.
Umeå Institute of Design, located in the city of Umeå in Northern Sweden, hosts summits twice a year—in the Spring and in the Fall—and invites leading thinkers and doers in the interaction design field.