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precious design studio

precious is a design consultancy for strategic design & visual languages based in Hamburg, Germany. The studio’s diverse output ranges from user interfaces to record sleeves, from websites to visual identities. Clients we worked with include small businesses, multinational brands, public administrations and rockbands. We have been cultivating long-term relationships with most of them. If you want to learn more about our studio, please get in touch.

Selected work

re:publica

re:publica
2010-2012
Visual identity and live-visualization for a conference

Görtz

Görtz
2011
Interaction- and interface design for mobile shopping website

Raumfeld

Raumfeld
2009/2010
Visual language and interface design for a touchscreen-based controller.

Touch Mix (for iPhone and iPod Touch)

Touch Mix
2009/2010
Communications, Interaction & interface design for an iPhone application

Future Audio Workshop

Future Audio Workshop
2007-2010
Visual identity for a music software company and their first product.

Native Instruments

Native Instruments
since 2000
Various graphical user interfaces for audio software.

Tocotronic

Tocotronic
since 2006
Art direction and design for German band Tocotronic.

We have also worked with

Otto (ecommerce)
Consulting and interaction design for multi-device ecommerce products – since 2011

Deutsche Telekom AG (telecommunications)
Consulting and interaction design for telecommunication and web products – 2009

Tchibo (retail)
Ideation workshops for mobile strategy – 2010, with Liquid Campaign

Rovi (TV and media)
Interface study for a future TV menu – 2008, with WHITEvoid

Eventim (ticketing)
Interaction- and interface design for ticketing application – 2010

Electronic Theatre Controls (manufacturing)
Interface design for a touch-based rigging console – 2011

Gruner + Jahr (publishing)
Interaction and interface design for an intranet application – 2011
Concept and design for a community website – 2007, with Fork

Ritter Sport (food)
Interaction & interface design for an iPhone app – 2010, with Fork

Unbescheiden (manufacturing)
Concept and design for a company website – 2010

Spiegel (publishing)
Interaction and interface design for “Spiegel Wissen” – 2007, with JvM/next

Skoobe (publishing)
Consulting for an e-reader app – 2010

MyTaxi (transportation)
Workshops and consulting – 2011

Mag10 (publishing)
Concept, prototyping, interaction and visual design for an tablet magazine platform – 2011

Impossible Software (software)
Interaction and interface design for a web-based video editor – 2011

Auswärtiges Amt (government)
Application design and development of an web-app framework – 2006-2008

There’s more …

precious confidential projects

Confidential projects
We’re currently involved with several start-up companies and strategic projects. That’s a great thing and much fun, but it also means there’s a lot of work we cannot show here (yet).

precious workshops

Lectures & Workshops
We’re offering lectures and workshops for all kinds of schools and businesses. If this sounds interesting to you, please let’s discuss how we could cooperate.

Publications

Couch Computing (German)
Weave Magazine, 2011

Blätter Rauschen Digital (German)
Weave Magazine, 2010

Data Flow 2
Gestalten Verlag, 2010

Daten sind das neue Gold (German)
Weave Magazine, 2009

Web 2.0 Design (German)
De:Bug Magazine, 2006

Systemkritik mit Nitrada: Weniger ist Mehr (German)
De:Bug Magazine, 2006

Nitrada – My favorite Machine (German)
De:Bug Magazine, 2004

Teaching activities

Multiscreen Interaction, Product & Service Innovation
Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, since 2011

Basics User Experience, Interfacedesign
Good School, Hamburg, since 2009

Personal annual reports
Basics in Screendesign and Data Visualization
Fachhochschule Potsdam, Fachbereich Interfacedesign, 2008

Electronic Music Interface
Industry project around musical interfaces
Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule, 2007

Visualisierung zwischen Effektivität und Effekt
Basics Interfacedesign and Information Visualization
Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule, 2007