David is a Design Director at IDEO Munich working through the entire spectrum of interaction design — from
small, tangible interactions to large, intangible services. He brings a strong human-centered approach to
everything he designs and helps to lead teams and clients through the entire design process.
Before joining the IDEO Munich team he spent five years in USA working with a wide range of clients, first at
Tellart and then later at IDEO Chicago, crafting both digital and physical experiences used daily by users across
He has received numerous accolades for his work including Cannes Lion, Lovie, IxDa, and SXSW Interactive
awards but more importantly impacted the life of millions of users by bringing in new human-centered
experiences into their lives. Before Tellart and IDEO, David ran his own design studio in his homeland of Sweden,
where he designed everything from large-scale art installations to educational tools for children and at the same
time taught Interaction Design and ran the physical computing laboratory at Malmo University in Sweden.
David holds a Master in Interaction Design from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design and a bachelor
in Interaction Design from Malmo University.
David’s work has taken him to many corners of the world — from South Africa to Norway and many points in
between. While traveling and at home, you’ll find him with a camera to his eyes and a fork in his hand, ready to
take in new sights and unexpected flavors.