Interview with Technogym Design

Winner of Sports Equipment and Interface Design Awards

Award Winning Designer Technogym Design shares insights


Interview with Technogym Design at Monday 24th of October 2016:

DL: Could you please tell us a bit about your design background and education?
MF : education: degree in engeneering and master in industrial design

DL: What motivates you to design in general, why did you become a designer?
MF : design better products ena ux

DL: Did you choose to become a designer, or you were forced to become one?
MF : i choosed

DL: What do you design, what type of designs do you wish to design more of?
MF : design a better life for users

DL: What should young designers do to become a design legend like you?
MF : be curious and study

DL: What distinguishes between a good designer and a great designer?
MF : a great designer never stop to be curious

DL: What makes a good design a really good design, how do you evaluate good design?
MF : ask Dieter Rams! I egree

DL: What is the value of good design? Why should everyone invest in good design?
MF : better life happy customers

DL: What would you design and who would you design for if you had the time?
MF : home and lifestyle electronics

DL: What is the dream project you haven’t yet had time to realize?
MF : house for better life

DL: What is your secret recipe of success in design, what is your secret ingredient?
MF : competence, curiosity, test

DL: Who are some other design masters and legends you get inspired from?
MF : dieter Rams, Dino Gavina

DL: What are your favorite designs by other designers, why do you like them?
MF : too many

DL: What is your greatest design, which aspects of that design makes you think it is great?
MF : timeless

DL: How could people improve themselves to be better designers, what did you do?
MF : ask users

DL: If you hadn’t become a designer, what would you have done?
MF : musician

DL: How do you define design, what is design for you?
MF : innovation in user experience

DL: Who helped you to reach these heights, who was your biggest supporter?
MF : me

DL: What helped you to become a great designer?
MF : always go ahead

DL: What were the obstacles you faced before becoming a design master?
MF : nobody knows about design culture

DL: How do you think designers should present their work?
MF : creating culture to others about design thinking

DL: What’s your next design project, what should we expect from you in future?
MF : ...

DL: What’s your ultimate goal as a designer?
MF : never "ultimate goal".. will be always something to do better

DL: What people expect from an esteemed designer such as yourself?
MF : ask them

DL: How does design help create a better society?
MF : better life, better UX

DL: What are you currently working on that you are especially excited about?
MF : can't tell

DL: Which design projects gave you the most satisfaction, why?
MF : so many

DL: What would you like to see changed in design industry in the coming years?
MF : less design stars, more innovation

DL: Where do you think the design field is headed next?
MF : mixing different fields

DL: How long does it take you to finalize a design project?
MF : really depend on the topic 3 to 6 month

DL: When you have a new design project, where do you start?
MF : asking users studing UX

DL: What is your life motto as a designer?
MF : be curious