Florian studied communication design at the University of Applied Sciences Mainz (Diplom FH), and at the Art Department of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. He went on to complete an MFA in Design at the Sandberg Institute (Gerrit Rietveld Academie) in Amsterdam, and an MA in integrated design at the Köln International School of Design in Cologne. Since 2008 he has been initiating sociopolitical design projects with institutions in the field of critical media and political advocacy, carrying out field research in Europe, as well as in Israel, Palestine and northern Uganda. His works have been published and exhibited internationally, amongst other places in Amsterdam, Gothenburg, New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
He has taught critical approaches to design and design methods at the FH Mainz, the Köln International School of Design, and the UdK Berlin. Currently he is a lecturer and researcher at the Design Research Lab / Berlin University of the Arts, where he is also writing his PhD.
PublicationsDesign as Research – Positions, Arguments, Perspectives
Joost, Gesche; Bredies, Katharina; Christensen, Michelle; Conradi, Florian; Unteidig, Andreas (Eds.): Design as Research – Positions, Arguments, Perspectives. Basel: Birkhäuser 2016.