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Future of UX

Future of UX

By Patricia Reiners
Welcome to „The Future of UX“ - a podcast brought by Adobe Creative Resident Patricia Reiners

In every episode I am talking to leading UX/ UI Designers and digital pioners about the future and their way to benefit from new technologies . Always looking for answers about how we are going to design a great user experience in the future.
We are living in an exciting time where Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are automating our workflows, augmented reality providing additional information and smart assistants like Amazon Alexa open up new ways of interfaces.

Hear you in the future!
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#9 UX Trends for 2021
What are the big UX trends for the upcoming year? I am sharing my top 10 trends with you to get the year 2021 started. You can also check out my article about the topic on medium: And my YouTube video coming soon!!!  Make sure to say "hi" on instagram @ux.patricia or @future_of_ux Hear you in the future! ✨
January 02, 2021
#8 - The future of ethical design
In this episode I talked to Vitaly Friedmann, he is a designer, developer and founder of the smashing magazine. We talked about ehtical design and how to design for a better web!  References: Cyrillic Design: Japanese websites His talk at the awwwards conference: Social Channels: smashingmagazine blog: Twitter: Instagram:
May 20, 2020
#07 - Future of Interfaces
In this episode I am sharing my own learnings about the future of interfaces and talk about future trends for interfaces.  What is the first thing that comes in our mind when you think about interfaces of the future? Probably things we have seen in movies like iron man or star trek. 6 FUTURE AREAS FOR INTERFACES: 1. All Senese 2. Hierarchies 3. Voice design 4. Augmented Reality 5. Task focussed 6. Natural Find the medium article here:
April 01, 2020
#06 - The future of UX tools
In this episode, I had the great honor to talk to Khoi Vinh. Khoi is the Principal Designer at Adobe, also a writer and leading figure in the design community. He writes a widely read blog on design and technology at and he hosts "Wireframe", an awesome documentary podcast about design. Previously, Khoi was co-founder and CEO of Mixel, Design Director of The New York Times  Online and cofounder of a design studio. He was named one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers" in America. Khoi shared his vision about the future of design and the importance of democratizing design in our society. We also talked about the future of tools. He is working on a design tool called adobe xd which shapes the way many designer design experiences. Find Khoi: - Twitter: - Wireframe podcast: - Subtraction: - XD ideas:
February 26, 2020
#05 - Smart home experiences beyond the screen
Bilgi Karan is the UX lead at IKEA and responsible for the smart home services and IoT products. What so interesting about Bilgi's works at IKEA is that he is combining physical and digital experiences with consideration of the context. And as probably many of you know I am super fascinated by everything that happens beyond the screen. So, Bilgi shared his tips about how to start designing for all 5 senses and also what’s important designing beyond the screen. We also talked about the future and how he sees the industry today and the importance of voice design and augmented reality. Find Bilgi: Linkedin: Twitter: Medium: Website:
January 24, 2020
#04 - Creative Artificial Intelligence
In this episode I spoke with Christian ‘Mio’ Loclair a CREATIVE CODER and founder of the studio Waltz binair in Berlin. He is working for brands like google, Adidas, BMW and IBM. Christian is a former robo-dancer, computer scientist, and choreographer. His studio,  Waltz Binaire, is a creative studio that specialises in the intersection of art and technology. We spoke about synthetic realities and how to apply generative design and artificial intelligence to the process to translates data into meaningful artworks. He also explains the expression “machine creativity” and talks about how  to design human computer interaction for our future. Find him: -twitter: - website:
December 13, 2019
#03 - Understanding strategic design
In this episode, I spoke with Martina Gobec, she is a strategic design manager at vertical in Copenhagen. We talked about her journey from Visual design to experience design to ending up being a design manager. Martina shared her learning on this journey and how to think more strategically within the design process. She shared her vision about the role of design in the future. We also talked about the importance of ethics and sustainability in our future design process. Find Martina Gobec: Medium: Linkedin: Twitter: Instagram: Her resources McKInsey Business Value of Design report, Bud Cadell and his company Nobl, focusing on organisational design, Stop designing for yesterday(sdfy), Jane Fulton Suri, John Maeda, Benedict Evans, Jessica Walsh, Jon Kolko, UK Design Council, Nathan Shedroff, Christina Wodtke, Julie Zhuo, Leisa Reichelt, Mike Monteiro
November 16, 2019
#02 - Future of storytelling
In this episode, I spoke with John Couch. He is currently the Vice President, Product Design for Hulu. We talked about industry trends at the moment and how the view on design is changing in our society and the business environment at the moment. He shared his vision about storytelling and finding inspiration in many creative areas. But most importantly he shared his vision about the future of design and those skills will become important in the future. Resources: Book, Blink, Malcolm Gladwell Podcast, Design Matter’s, Debbie Millman Podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show Find John Couch  : • Website: • Linkedin: • Medium:
October 23, 2019
#01 - Exploring immersive spaces
In this very first episode we explored immersive spaces with Gion Tummers, a UX Designer at Demodern from Hamburg. He is working across a wide range of disciplines and new technologies. In our Interview he shared his experiences about designing with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. We were talking about the chances and challenges of those technologies and how to get started. But also about the future of design and all the skills which will become important in the future. Resources: - Medium: Start at UX, OneZero, Technologyor anywhere you prefer. Follow some writers and let the algorithm do its recommendation magic.* - Slack Groups, like Designer Hangout. Here’s a large selectionfor all kinds of topics. - Prototyping for VR in VR - Prototyping for AR - Design Process bei Dropbox - Hyper Island Toolbox His projects at Decodern: - Discovery Dock(VR/AR im Form Projection Mapping): - IKEA Immerse(VR): - Peta Eye to Eye(VR): - Real-time Projection Mapping(AR/Projection Mapping):
October 02, 2019
Welcome to the Future of UX
Welcome to „The Future of UX“ - a podcast brought to you by Adobe. Hi, I am Patricia Reiners UX/UI Designer and Creative Resident at Adobe. We are living in an exciting time where artificial intelligence and machine learning are automating our workflows. Augmented reality is providing us a new universe to explore and smart assistants like Amazon Alexa are opening up new ways to interact with technology. In every episode, we are speaking with leading UX Designers and digital pioneers about the future of UX and how they benefit from emerging technologies. We're looking for answers about how we are going to design great user experience in the future. Thanks for listening and hear you in the future!
September 12, 2019