Bodo came to product design with a background in sociology and a degree in horticultural science. He graduated from UdK Berlin, where he specialized in interactive systems. At DRLab he has worked on projects in the fields of New Work, Open Innovation, Usable Security and IOT. He is responsible for the concept, planning and realization of Berlin Open Lab and manages the digital prototyping tools.
In addition to his position as a design researcher at DRLab Bodo works as a freelance interaction and product designer. His focus is on human-centered design and the possibilities of new digital manufacturing tools like 3D-printers. He is passionate about speculative and fictional design methods and loves to explore the interface between tangible things and digital technologies.