Boris Müller

Interface & Interaction Design





Curriculum Vitae


Boris is professor for Interaction Design in Potsdam (Germany) and co-director of the Urban Complexity Lab – a research space at the intersection of design, science and the humanities. He has received a diploma in Graphic Design from the Hochschule für Künste Bremen (College of Art and Design Bremen, Germany) and a MA in Computer Related Design from the Royal College of Art London. After being a visiting professor at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, he became a professor for Interaction Design at the Interface Design programme at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. As a design consultant, he has worked for a number of international clients like Philips, the Comdirect bank, SAP, UFA Fiction or the Bertelsmann Foundation. His award-winning work focuses on generative design, data visualization and science communication.


10. 1997 — 07. 1999

Master of Arts (MA RCA) Computer Related Design, Royal College of Art, London


10. 1994 — 02. 2000

College of Art and Design Bremen, Diploma in Graphic Design



Scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD)

Work Experience:

Since 05. 2004

Professor for Interaction Design; Interface Design programme at the design department of the Fachhochschule Potsdam.


Since 07. 2002

Design consultant. Clients include the Jewish Museum Berlin, Philips, Comdirect Bank, SAP, UFA Fiction and the Bertelsmann Foundation.


12. 2001 — 06. 2002

Visiting professor at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy.


08. 2000 — 10. 2001

Researcher at the Exploratory Media Lab, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Institute for Media Communication, Bonn, Germany.


07. 1998 — 10. 1998

Interaction Designer, Research Department of the Science Museum, London.


11. 1996 — 04. 1997

Graphic Designer / Interaction Designer; MetaDesign, San Francisco.


02. 1995 — 10. 1996

Member of the research and development group Coinn at the College of Art and Design Bremen.