Nicole Gütl was born in 1983 in Bavaria. After various internships in restoration of old things at Dresden and Weimar she completed an apprenticeship as milliner in Berlin. Besides some academic trips in biology, physics, art and french in Berlin, Leipzig and Lyon she was working at the Opera of Leipzig in the millinery department and coming back to Berlin in 2009 for studying fashion design at UdK. Her global curiosity in science based on tv space nights at Bayern3 and admiring physic experiments of Knoff Hoff Shows. The interest in storytelling material and things and how things function in the real world and sociological context was driving her to apply for the work within the field of interactive textiles in the Design Research Lab.