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Hi, I'm Rachel. I'm a Designer.




An ultra-lean app to help you lend and borrow.


Sustainable moving startup - brand & website.


Concept design for a futuristic climbing wall.


A future transit accessory - concept design & video.


An app for self-managed aspects of cancer care.

Patient Management System

For the Vancouver Childrens' Hospital emergency room.

Universal Translator

Concept design for a futuristic translation device.

Living City

Competition entry for a sustainable community model.

60 degree house

A modular tiny home system for alternative living.

UX is a shared responsibility
between Design and Engineering.



Fake it 'til you Make it

Telling a story is the most compelling way for Designers to lead. This fast-paced talk instructs Designers on rapidly building product stories in order to get early cross-company buy in for their ideas.

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Unboxing UX

User Experience is a shared responsibility of Design and Engineering. This is a basic 1-hour workshop that introduces Engineers to 2 UX prototyping tools that they can use to improve collaboration with Design.

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Jams, Make-a-thons, & Sprints

High impact collaborative methods are becoming popular in companies, agencies and startups. This is a talk that explains social vs. professional methods, and breaks down how to hold your own event.

Sketchnotes here

Groundbreaking products happen
when teams work toward a shared vision.


Munich Design Jam

A day-long event that brings designers, developers and entrepeneurs together to build products on a super-short schedule. + Drinks.

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IxDA Munich

I help organize the local chapter of the Interaction Design Association. We hold monthly talks and social events.

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Make Munich

Make Munich is a yearly DIY Festival, based on the Maker Faire in North America. We founded our event in 2013.

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