KISDtalk: "Designing Future Mobility Service Experiences"

KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design , 20. November 2018

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In this public talk, designer Sebastian Gier will elaborate on how digitalization and new customer needs create future touch-point opportunities in mobility. Gier will illustrates these challenges by discussing some case studies originating from his work at BMW Group, Munich.

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KISDtalk: "Designing Future Mobility Service Experiences"

KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design


  • 20. November 2018
  • 17.30 Uhr bis 19.00 Uhr


KISD – Köln International School of Design, Ubierring 40, 50678 Cologne


free entry


KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design


Sebastian Gier, Senior Designer at BMW Group, Munich


KISD – Köln International School of Design

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Besides a holistic future mobility service, the project ‘BMW Xplore’ also describes a vision for how Service Design, UX and UI design can drive new interior hardware requirements. In addition to the concept itself, the talk will take you through the design process on how to research and prototype innovative mobility experiences and how on-board and off-board touchpoints can be designed in a seamless manner.

Sebastian Gier is a German designer who is working on future mobility experiences at BMW Group as a Senior Designer for Strategic Design and User Experience. He has been fortunate enough to work with various international brands and companies on projects like Adidas, Philips, Bosch, Rolls-Royce, Siemens, MINI, John Deere, Cathay Pacific, Newell and Midea in the context of start-ups, consultancies, and in-house design studios in Europe, the USA, and Asia. His work has been recognized by international renowned design institutions like the Core77 Design Award, Red Dot Design Concept Award, IDA (International Design Award), SPARK Design Award and the Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA). He is also the host of the podcast where he explores the value of a design-driven innovation process.
The talk will be held in English language.

The KISDtalks are a public lecture series on relevant perspectives of design. They give space for an open-minded and profound analysis and reflexion of the manifold issues of design, culture, society, technology, and different scientific disciplines. Topics are interdisciplinary, integrative, and provide internationality by domestic and international speakers.
The talks always take place on the specified dates on a Tuesday at 5:30 pm in the conference room 11 at KISD. The 60-90 minutes-long presentations with “Q&A“ are a public event and free of charge.