The founders of French-German design studio Brousse & Ruddigkeit deliver a lecture in English on code design at this Design Friends event.
Lea Brousse was born in Provence, in France in 1984. In 2004 she completed her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology GCEA level. After that she studied Product Design at the first ESAAT Roubaix, and received a BTEC Higher National Diploma in product design in 2006. She moved to Venice and in 2009 obtained a Master’s degree in Product Industrial Design from the University of Architecture IUAV. Afterwards, she worked as a designer for Teodolinda (Venice), Glow (Berlin) and many others. From 2012 to 2014 she was lead designer at Zafin (North America). She also works as an illustrator, published the book Ficktogram, and is living in Berlin.
Raban Ruddigkeit was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1968. In the 1980s he co-founded the first and last fanzine of the GDR. He worked for ten years as a designer for magazines and ten years as art director in advertising (e.g. Scholz & Friends, Jung von Matt) and in 2009, he linked these two worlds in his own Berlin studio. To date he has won more than 100 national and international awards (Cannes Design Lion, European Design Award, ADC Europe). In 2012 his workshop was awarded as “Rookie Agency of the Year” by Art directors club and KfW Banking Group. In 2013 he published his first monography Rapport.