About

My name is Derek Burkhardsmeier. I am a second year master of design candidate for the University of Washington. I have a BFA in industrial design with 3 years working experience as a user experience designer at both Microsoft and Amazon. As a masters student, i continually seek to understand how to blend the physical with the digital to create a holistic user experience. My thesis focuses on the application of augmented reality in a woodshop. Using woodworking as a case study to inform new design principles to enhance expereince in augmented reality where users might need to plan and measure to create. Feel free to network with me to discuss design and this fascinating time we live in!

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