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Daimler App

Branded App Interface Design and Styleguide for an internal used conference application for Daimler AG.


Commissioned by:
Scenid UG

Daimler AG

Denny Koch (Scenid UG), Niklas Dünger (Scenid UG), Patricia Dobrindt

Screendesign, Styleguide


BMW i8
Head-Up Display

The BMW i8 is a plug-in hybrid sports car developed by BMW. Inspired by its efficient use of fossil and electric power, we designed a head-up display concept, which focuses on the interaction between the two drivetrains.


Commissioned by:
Fachhochschule Potsdam

Patricia Dobrindt, Simon Martin, Jakob Flemming

Information and Visual Design:
Patricia Dobrindt

Simon Martin

Frank Rausch, Timm Kekeritz

Data Exploration

Mobile data visualization concept for a multinational consumer electronics company. We explored innovative ways to visualise different types of user data and make it accessible and engaging to expore on a smartphone.


As part of:
The studio's name can't be released due to NDA restrictions

The client's name can't be released due to NDA restrictions

Ideation, interaction and data visualization conception, mobile interface concept


Landesrechnungshof Brandenburg

The Landesrechnungshof Brandenburg validates the budget and economic management of the public administration and writes public reports about their findings. But their website was not inviting the public to learn about their work. So they approached the FH Potsdam with the objective to redesign their CI, website and print material. Have a look at the result here.


Commissioned by:
Fachhochschule Potsdam

Landesrechnungshof Brandenburg

Prof. Dr. Frank Heidmann (FH Potsdam), Chris Magiera (FH Potsdam), Patricia Dobrindt

Website Concept, Client Workshop, Information Visualization



Intuitive Interaction

Intuitive human-computer interaction through the appropriate use of new input options. The Human Interaction Database (HID) support designers in the exploration and integration of new interaction principles in their projects.

The Research

The development of human-computer interaction has reached a point where you can interact with a computer-controlled object through language, gestures, touch and many other new input channels. User interfaces, which enable the user such an interaction will be grouped under the term natural user interfaces (NUI).

These interfaces have one stated goal: To make the user feel familiar with the application from the very beginning. The learning process can be minimized by using interactions which are as intuitive as possible.

The thesis contains among other things 228 collected basic interactions which can be used in NUIs. They are subdivided in six main categories and three learnability groups.

The Product

To promote the use of intuitive interactions in this area, the collected interactions from the research phase have been arranged in the Human Interaction Database (HID).

It supports designer in the exploration and integration of new interaction principles in their projects.

Among other things, this database provides a broad overview of usable input options, their characteristics, an estimated learning curve and hardware and software required for integration. It focuses on basic interactions that can be combined with each other. The application also includes a brief explanation of the design process and a case study.

Feel free to contact me for further information.


The objective of this project is to find new ways to interact with digital content by using multiple sensors. It is an experimental approach to a new kind of interface, which could be integrated in the working environment.

The proof of concept focuses on the real time manipulation of sound files. It uses Arduino and Pure Data to generate and manipulate sound files, and outputs the result through the speakers of the computer, on which the application runs.


Commissioned by:
FH Joanneum

Josef "Seppo" Gründler, Daniel Fabry

BMW Connected Car

For the services BMW Online offers their users, we worked on innovative infotainment services and their realization. These concepts explore innovative and sustainable ways a connected BMW car could support its driver on a daily basis.


As part of:
envis precisely GbR


UX research (e.g. personas, use cases, storyboards), concept (e.g. information architecture, touch interaction & voice interaction use cases) and interface design (wireframes, low and mid fidelity screen design, icon design) for a connected incar infotainment system.


Decoded Conference

The Decoded Conference was a conference which combined design and code in one event in Munich and is now rebranded as Push Conference. Speakers from fields like generative design, information design, gaming, interactive installations to physical computing gave a deep insight into their work and their process of development.

The first conference took place in october 2010 and was organized by envis precisely and reppa.net

As part of envis precisely i designed the website layout and created drafts for the respective contents.




Commissioned by:
Decoded Conference
by envis precisely GbR

As part of:
envis precisely GbR

Since 2012 rebranded as
Push Conference
by envis precisely Events GmbH

Making of

For this event we illuminated the facades of the HfG building, each with one laser and one video projector. We designed and organized the projection, and were also responsible for the technical realization of the event.

First the concept was tested with two video projectors on the 1:50 scale model of the building which also was used for projecting the results of the 5 days vvvv beginner workshop. Finally it ran on the facade of the Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd with two cinema projectors and two lasers.

Making of

We worked with a true 1:50 scale model of the building and had corresponding 3d files.

The concept includes the idea of analyzing and using typical aspects from the facades of the HfG building as the grid for our visualization.


PAGE magazine #367
Interview for the article "Konfliktfall Dark Patterns"
Publisher: PAGE Ebner Media Group GmbH & Co. KG

WEAVE magazine #1
Color Carpet

Format Magazin #4
Living Facade


15. Dec 2013 - 28. Dec 2013

Frieder Nake - Licht ins Dunkel
25x50 Jahre Computerkunst

Gallery of Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany

Diverse contributions of generative artwork

Patricia Dobrindt
Simon-Dach-Straße 3
10245 Berlin

phone: +49 (0)170 24 64 253


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