Interface & Interaction Design
Boris is professor for Interaction Design in Potsdam (Germany) and co-director of the Urban Complexity Lab – a research space at the intersection of design, science and the humanities. He has received a diploma in Graphic Design from the Hochschule für Künste Bremen (College of Art and Design Bremen, Germany) and a MA in Computer Related Design from the Royal College of Art London. After being a visiting professor at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, he became a professor for Interaction Design at the Interface Design programme at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. As a design consultant, he has worked for a number of international clients like Philips, the Comdirect bank, SAP, UFA Fiction or the Bertelsmann Foundation. His award-winning work focuses on generative design, data visualization and science communication.
10. 1997 — 07. 1999
Master of Arts (MA RCA) Computer Related Design, Royal College of Art, London
10. 1994 — 02. 2000
College of Art and Design Bremen, Diploma in Graphic Design
Scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD)
Since 05. 2004
Professor for Interaction Design; Interface Design programme at the design department of the Fachhochschule Potsdam.
Since 07. 2002
Design consultant. Clients include the Jewish Museum Berlin, Philips, Comdirect Bank, SAP, UFA Fiction and the Bertelsmann Foundation.
12. 2001 — 06. 2002
Visiting professor at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy.
08. 2000 — 10. 2001
Researcher at the Exploratory Media Lab, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Institute for Media Communication, Bonn, Germany.
07. 1998 — 10. 1998
Interaction Designer, Research Department of the Science Museum, London.
11. 1996 — 04. 1997
Graphic Designer / Interaction Designer; MetaDesign, San Francisco.
02. 1995 — 10. 1996
Member of the research and development group Coinn at the College of Art and Design Bremen.