We are a multidisciplinary design practice.
We explore past, recent and future technologies through design and develop alternative realities on how we might live.

Portrait of Ulrike Mallien

Ulrike Mallien

Uli is a trained architect and experienced project manager with a collaborative and multidisciplinary practice.

She is interested in emergent systems and the social and environmental implications of design.

Uli studied architecture and environment at Hafencity Universität Hamburg and Hochschule Wismar and is leading a creative process project at Grabarz & Partner.

Portrait of Philipp Ronnenberg

Philipp Ronnenberg

Philipp is a computer scientist and design graduate of London´s Royal College of Art.

He is passionate about democratizing technology, open-source phenomena, making-hacking culture and digital protest.

Philipp is researching and prototyping concepts for future interactive systems, applications and products in alternative realities and on the intersection between reality and speculation.

He studied Computer Science at the University of Bremen, Digital Media at the University of Arts, Bremen and Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art, London.

Teaching and Workshops

Mar 2018 HAW Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg, Hamburg, DE - Lehrauftrag an der Fakultät Design, Medien, Information
Apr 2017 Master Seminar “Systems Symposium” - Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK
Mar 2017 Hackathon “Sprachinterfaces und künstliche Intelligenz”, Volkswagen & SinnerSchrader, Hamburg, DE
Nov 2016 Bachelor Seminar “Sci-Fi Gadgets” - University of Applied Sciences Europe, Hamburg, DE
Sep 2016 Workshop “Designing Machines - Artificial Intelligence and Design”, next Conference, Hamburg, DE
Jun 2016 Workshop “New Normal Interfaces”, LA RED, Hamburg, DE
Jan 2016 - Jul 2016 Innovation- und Experimental Design Lehrgang, SinnerSchrader, Hamburg, DE


Jun 2016 Interview, SinnerSchrader, Creative Technology, DE
Jun 2014 Interview, Contagious, Upstarts. Emerging Talents, UK / USA / SGP / BR
Nov 2013 Interview, uncubemagazine.com, DE
Okt 2013 Interview, Wired UK Oktober print und iPad Ausgabe, UK
Jul 2013 Interview, BBC 5 Radio, Outriders, UK
Jul 2013 Interview, we-make-money-not-art.com, UK / IT
Jan 2013 Interview, Dazed & Confused Magazine, UK

Selected Press and Project Features

Nov 2017 Vogue, Nov 4 2017, UK
Oct 2017 The Selfridges Eye, Oct 5 2017, UK
Oct 2017 Icon Magazine, Oct 1 2017, UK
Sep 2017 Viaduct, Sep 24 2017
Sep 2017 Dezeen, Sep 24 2017, UK
Sep 2017 The Metro Newspaper UK, Sep 18 2017, UK
Sep 2017 LS:N Global, Sep 14 2017, UK
Sep 2017 Vice Amuse, Sep 13 2017, UK
Sep 2017 Time Out London, Sep 12 2017
Sep 2017 Wallpaper*, Sep 11 2017, UK
Sep 2017 Interior Design, Sep 10 2017, UK
Sep 2017 The Financial Times Magazine, Sep 9 2017, UK
Sep 2017 CNN Style, Sep 8 2017, USA
Sep 2017 It’s Nice That, Sep 8 2017
Sep 2017 Financial Times, Sep 8 2017, UK
Sep 2017 Icon Magazine, Sep 1 2017, UK
Mar 2014 “OpenPositioningSystem”, rhizome.org, USA
Nov 2013 “Social Teletext Network”, wired.co.uk, UK
Nov 2013 “Sewer Cloud”, dazeddigital.com, UK
Jul 2013 “Post Cyberwar Series”, nerdcore.de, DE
Jul 2013 “Post Cyberwar Series”, wired.com, USA
Jun 2013 “Post Cyberwar Series”, designweek.co.uk, UK
Mar 2013 “Can This Design Student Build An Open-Source Alternative To GPS?”, fastcodesign.com, USA
Mar 2013 “Student proposes open source alternative to GPS...”, theverge.com, USA
Feb 2013 “OpenPositioningSystem” Artikel auf we-make-money-not-art.com, UK / IT
Jun 2012 “Forestview”, NOTCOT.com
Jun 2012 “Forestview”, De:Bug, DE
May 2012 “Wissensswolke”, PLOT, DE
Dec 2011 “Robot cleaners and the Museum of Me: Intel’s vision of the future”, guardian.co.uk, UK
Jun 2010 “3i arts”, VIER, Magazine University of the Arts Bremen, DE