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Svenja Richter

MA work

Behaviour Aware Facilitator

This speculative design project uses embodied movements as an emotionally adaptive technique to trigger self-awareness and changes in behaviour. 

An artificial system understands the personality, values and experiences of people in the environment and fosters balanced interactions by increasing self-awareness through physical prompts.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Global Innovation Design, 2017

  • Svenja is an explorer of human behaviour, with a focus on our obsession with digital technology; an observer of how we use technological objects, artefacts and products to interact and communicate.

  • Degrees

  • BA Industrial Design, Muthesius University, 2014
  • Experience

  • Industrial designer, Layer, London, 2014–2015
  • Exhibitions

  • ID View, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn New York, 2015; Work-in-Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London, 2016; Work-in-Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London, 2017; Imperial College Work-in-Progress Show, Imperial College, London, 2017
  • Awards

  • Warp&Weft Competition, Winner, New York, 2015; IBDC Competition, Merit Award, 2013