Hellen Westerhof is a designer, PhD candidate in Visual Culture and Entrepreneur based in Frankfurt, Germany. Creative and passionate, she has worked on a variety of different clients including Apple, BMW, Lufthansa LSG Sky Chefs, Ogilvy & Mather, Festo, Philips and UBS in the areas of complex product development processes, brand strategy, project management and advertising. Further she has launched side and coffee tables in September 2014, which are promoted by ikarus Design.
She has extensive experience in Design Research and User Centered Design, conducting interviews and contextual inquiries to develop projects from end-user insights to final design delivery.
Prior to work as an entrepreneur, Hellen worked for Luigi Colani in Karlsruhe and at BBDO / Peter Schmidt Group in the field of Brand Strategy in Frankfurt. She graduated with a Master-level degree in Product Design and hereafter with a certificate for an excellent Postgraduate Study in Corporate Product Branding at University of Art and Design in Offenbach/Frankfurt, Germany.
- Company awards
- A&W Designtalent Nominee 2014