Dr Helga Schmid is a design researcher, designer, curator and lecturer. She completed a practice-led PhD in Design Interactions and Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art, where she teaches on the MA Information Experience Design. Her research is situated within contemporary debates on the nature of temporality. By investigating the topic of time through an interdisciplinary approach of design, chronosocioloy and chronobiology, she suggests a new practical design initiative: chronodesign.
Previously, Helga was a researcher in the Architecture and Design department at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She has worked internationally as a designer (exhibition, editorial and digital design). She has exhibited her work worldwide (Victory & Albert Museum, Whitechapel Gallery, Dia Art Foundation) and received a number of international awards and scholarships (Art & Type Directors Awards, Fulbright Scholarship).
Helga has a background as a communication designer, holding a postgraduate degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, and a Master’s degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York.
Dr Helga Schmid is based in London, UK. All enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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