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transparent smart home

In the past Privacy means to close your door at home but for a smart home it doesn't matter.

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Sketch 1 (1,500 characters)

at first I made some scribbles to become a clear mind about the way of describing a smart home and to define my perspective. Then I decided to make a flat design, to symbolize the simple way of a smart home and to reflect the modern art. After I designed the background I wanted to find a way to symbolize the transparent walls in a smart home because of the big amount of hacking possibility. Finally I convert the broken glass and wall cracks into fuzziness to symbolize the transparent door.

Sketch 2 (1,500 characters)

What have you learned through this sketching process? (1,000 characters)

I learned to design in different colors and to be free in the way of symbolize different security aspects. For example the modern design of color gradient to symbolize different security areas in a flat design.

Tell us more about you. (1,000 characters)

I am a dual student at Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology in Darmstadt at Germany. I am during my 4 th semester and spend my study time in Mannheim at the DHBW. I am twenty years old and like to go different paths.

Why are you participating in this Challenge? (750 characters)

Our work at the Fraunhofer Institute is published in project papers and project websites. Our daily work is to help and attend all our cyber security projects and to help them for example to design new flyers, logos, websites and much more.


My personal Linkedin link:

What is your experience with the field of cybersecurity?

  • I have minimal experience and/or knowledge in the cybersecurity field.

What best describes you?

  • I’m a visual design undergraduate student.

How did you hear about this OpenIDEO Challenge?

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)

Location: City

close to Aschaffenburg

Location: State / District

Bavaria, Germany

Location: Country

  • Germany


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I like the feeling of transparency and the use of color. Nice submission.

As a fellow entrant, I invite you to visit my submission and let me know how you think it could be improved..

Best of luck.

John Messing

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Thank you very much! I am going to have a look for your submission.

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