News from the Department of Design

Out of limbo: Berlin Design Show "IN-BETWEEN"

The full CLB Berlin during the opening of the semester show of HMKW Berlin's design department in July 2022. Photo by Nora Bibel.

Between isolation and post-pandemic mood, between back-to-normal and in view of the seeming never-ending Corona situation: how it feels to finally get back into an exchange with each other after more than two years of pandemic was the topic of the exhibition "IN-BETWEEN" of HMKW Berlin's Design Department.

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Design Project Workshops at Campus Berlin

Two weeks of creativity and hands-on experience in one area of graphic design: last Friday, the design project workshops came to a successful end. The students had the chance to learn new techniques and implement their own ideas during four different project workshops.

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UX and UI Design: Students develop self-help apps

In the winter semester 2021/22, students of the B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication had the task of developing a concept for a self-help app in Prof. Rasmus Giesel's course "Interactive Media". After an extensive research phase, in which they created personas, user journeys and prototypes, among other things, they started designing. The final product was a set of click dummies in which users can test the core functions.

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Design alumna founds own streetwear label

Nida Temaj, graduate of B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication, founded a streetwear label in 2021.

From studying design to starting a fashion label: HMKW alumna Nida Temaj has taken a bold step into the future. Together with a friend, she founded FRANK BERLIN - a fashion brand that focuses on mental health issues. We talked with Nida about this exciting project and the highlights of her studies.

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