Max Witzstrock studied industrial design at HTW University of Applied Sciences Berlin and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2019. Based on his portfolio, he was chosen as one of five finalists for the “German Design Award Newcomer 2021” distinction and prize money. We are presenting the finalists and their work on ndion.

The German Design Council, acting together with Deutsche Telekom, supports up-and-coming design talent with the German Design Award Newcomer 2021. It connects the finalists at various networking events and the German Design Awards ceremony taking place in 2021.


From Max Witzstrock’s portfolio

Optics – smart glasses as a mobility aid

Project: Optics. Mobility aid for blind and visually handicapped people in urban areas.

Project: Optics. Close-up of glasses and case.

Project: Optics. Interaction display between Smartglasses, user and Smartphone.

Metron – a water-monitoring drone

Project: Metron. Autonomous Survey Drone.

Bio

Max Witzstrock was born in Munich in 1992. After finishing school, Max Witzstrock studied industrial design at HTW University of Applied Sciences Berlin and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2019. During this time he also spent a semester at Otago Polytechnics, New Zealand. Max Witzstrock pursues a consistently user-centric approach in all of his projects, aiming to make them as simple and intuitive as possible. He always sees the design process as part of a larger context as well. For him, a product to be designed never stands on its own but has to be thought of as part of a system. Max Witzstrock is currently working on a self-employed basis in the fields of industrial design, interior design, trade fair construction and promotion.

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