Layla Keramat: Designing experiences that people love

Do 17 Juni 2021 – 18:30 Uhr
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Studentische Vortragsreihe Point to Space betreut von Prof. Philipp Thesen. An optimistic view into impending opportunities at the intersection of experience and innovation – and where designers can be catalysts for shaping futures on how we live, work and move. Layla will be sharing her thoughts on 1. Society: Understanding by looking backwards at progress of the industrial ages 2. Community: Looking at how we, as a generation of designers can address today's toughest challenges and choose futures and 3. Individuals: Mapping personal journeys to define what we value, care deeply for and are passionate about and how we want to do it. 

Der Termin

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Die Referentin

 Layla Keramat is Executive Design Director with 25+ years' experience defining and designing innovative solutions with her teams. With a human centered design approach, Layla draws inspiration from challenging our current experiences towards shaping futures where we contribute to an economy protecting our resources and deeply caring for all. Layla designs complex systems of service and product for connected car, electric & future mobility, future learning, telcos, IoT (at home and industry), and future cities for clients such as BMW, Neural Jam/House of Creative Entrepreneurship, Porsche, SecureSeniorConnection, Volkswagen, IKEA, China UnionPay, Deutsche Telekom, AT&T, o2 Telefonica, Saudi Telekom, Samsung, Siemens, General Electric, 9/11 Memorial Museum, and other leading brands. Her programs have been successfully brought to markets across the US, Europe, Middle East, and China.

Layla has spoken recently on these topics at the Business Design Talks Gdynia, InnoTrans Berlin (on the future of mobility), TU München, University of St. Gallen, Lucerne University, NYU Museum Studies Master's Program, is a Jury member of the IDZ UX Awards, as well as served as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Born in Frankfurt, and equally at home in New York, Layla is based in Germany where she leads a multi-disciplinary team.

Die Vortragsreihe

Point to Space ist eine studentisch organisierte Veranstaltungsreihe am Fachbereich Gestaltung der Hochschule Darmstadt unter Betreuung von Prof. Philipp Thesen. Gastvortragende und Mitglieder des Fachbereichs stellen in Vorträgen und Workshops unterschiedlichste Positionen des Design vor, die dazu anregen sollen, die gesamte Bandbreite der Disziplin zu erkunden. Mehr zur Vortragsreihe