I am Ferdinand Aichriedler, an industrial designer from Austria currently interning at Google in Mountain View, California.
My creative impulse comes from curiosity for the unknown. In design, this manifests as a hands on approach driven by iterative explorations in sketching and prototyping.
This trait has also led me down paths not often taken, such as working with young refugees for my civil service, or taking on an internship in China's mega city Shanghai.
In the past this willingness to dive into the deep end has lead me to see things in different perspectives and helped me grow my landscape of experiences.
When I'm not designing, I'm training for my next marathon or planning my next adventure in a new part of the world.