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This meet up is for visual, UI/UX, and interaction design enthusiasts! We are focused on creating a community of designers in Berlin where we can talk shop, share ideas and designs, and get to know one another. This event will run in tandem with our London Design Lab.

Each meetup features a chance to network and hear from a speaker in the local design community.

We are always looking for speakers, so if you have an interesting project, exploration, or topic to discuss please get in touch! We are open to full-length talks (about 30 minutes) as well as shorter talks and demos (about 10 minutes) Just send an email to designlab@novoda.com

Before attending, please read our code of conduct! (https://www.meetup.com/DesignLabBerlin/pages/25001573/Code_of_Conduct/)

Hope to see you at the next meet up!

Have some feedback? Take a few minutes to fill out our feedback form https://goo.gl/forms/W7tgUchdGIQlxzk72

Design Lab Slack is now open! > http://bit.ly/302m5BF (http://bit.ly/2CFxIEb)

Team URL: https://designlabmeetup.slack.com

Thank you Sketch for giving us two licences to give away each month - y'all are so good to us!

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Upcoming events (1)

October design lab

Digital:Lab Volkswagen

Welcome to the Berlin design lab 🇩🇪 We're a friendly bunch! We are a community of designers that get together to talk shop, share ideas and designs, and get to know one another. 🎟Ticket information Get yourself an Eventbrite ticket and you'll be good to attend. Get yours here ➡️ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/design-lab-berlin-tickets-74674309871 🏆Raffle & Giveaways Thanks to our sponsors at Sketch we will be giving away two FREE Sketch licenses and a FREE conference ticket in a raffle. Show up, collect your raffle ticket and the winners will be announced at the end. _ 🗓Schedule 🗓 6:30- Open for arrivals & drinks 6:55 – Welcome & introduction 7:00 - Talk one 7:20 - Q&A 7:30 - Talk two 8:00 - Q&A 8:20 - Open Mic Session* 8:30 - Raffle & close event 8:35 - Networking 9:00 - Event close _ ⚡️Talk: The power of white boarding As product designers today we most likely spend most of our time in meetings and workshops. I remember the first time I had to use a white board for work and also my first few white boarding challenge - I was terrible at it. In this talk I would like to share some personal experiences and what I learned from my white boarding challenges and also problem solving sessions with product and business. We will go over some ways to be more confident, strengthen our problem-solving and communication skills. Ultimately to have a starting frame work to be able to facilitate our thinking and share with our audience. Speaker: Leandro Velasco Hi! I am Leandro from Toronto and now a Berlin-based designer. I studied graphic design and then eventually found my place in digital. I stared off as a Visual Designer and then the last few years I've been focusing on product strategy, design thinking, user experience and human centred design. My design experience is pretty diverse from design agency to client work. Recently I joined the design team at SoundCloud. https://twitter.com/itsleandrov https://www.linkedin.com/in/itsleandrov ⚡️Talk: Talk: How to design the future of work for unstoppable success, productivity and joy (in simple steps that everybody can take) A shocking 85% of employees are not engaged in their work. That’s fatal for a good work culture, productivity and growth. This talk shows why New work is often misunderstood and simple steps everybody can take to make the workplace more fun, people-centric and successful. Speaker: Raffaela Rein Raffaela Rein is the Founder of CareerFoundry, a leading school for UX/UI Design and WildWildVentures, her new internet company. She was named amongst the Top Women in Tech by Forbes and Most influential women in VC by EU Startups. She is a frequent speaker on the new world of Work, Leadership and upskilling the workforce. See more at raffaelarein.com Instagram @raffaelarein Linkedin @raffaelarein Twitter @raffaelarein ---- 🎤What is the 'Open Mic Session'? This is a safe and open space for you to speak to your fellow designers. Perhaps you’re looking for feedback, partnership or advice on a project you’re working on or simply have a question. Well, this is your moment. You can ask the group and further the conversations in the social after. - Get in touch with us, we want to hear from you. We are looking to expand our wonderful design lab volunteering team. We are looking for: 🏡Inspiring venues and sponsors to host our events 🗣Awesome designers to speak and share their design ventures 🕺💃Volunteers on the night, to host, set up and make everyone feel welcome 🎨Marketing designers to assist in the promotion and marketing of our design community 📱Social media wizards to make our digital space and voice brighter. Is this you? Contact [masked] if you are interested or have other ways you'd like to contribute to the community and join the team behind design lab.

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September design lab

Digital:Lab Volkswagen

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