Charlota Blunarova

Design + Tech + Entrepreneurship

A multidisciplinary designer working at the intersection of product and brand design. Currently a Sr. Designer at IDEO Munich, creating innovative products, services, and strategy for organizations around the globe.

A believer in a designer mindset—an approach that you take, regardless of if you’re building products, teams, systems, or cultures. Her interests in design and technology intersect with a curiosity about art, futurism, ethics, and sustainability.

Charlota is open to speaking engagements and regularly offers a mentoring sessions to designers and design teams. Occasionally she collaborates on projects in the area of service and product design.
Portfolio available upon request.

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Bio

Charlota is a multidisciplinary designer working on innovative products, services, and strategy for organizations around the globe. Currently, she works as a Sr. Designer at IDEO, a global design firm that helps companies like Ford, Google, IKEA, and many others to create change through design.

Her experience of working with a broad range of clients from healthcare, mobility, retail, education and fin tech fuels her curiosity about how systems work and has trained her in the understanding of what it takes to deliver elegant, innovative solutions to complex problems.

She believes in a designer mindset—an approach that you take, regardless of if you’re building products, teams, systems, or cultures.

Charlota’s interests in design and technology intersect with a curiosity about art, futurism, ethics, and sustainability. She regularly attends events for technologists and entrepreneurs where she often takes on the role of mentor and advisor.

Charlota holds a degree in Industrial design from Brno University of Technology, Czechia. She has lived and worked in Salzburg, London, Boston, and now found her home in Munich. Her past working experience includes diverse endeavours—joining a tech startup, running her freelance graphic design practice and working as a wedding photographer. Her work received several design awards, e.g. 3M Design Innovation Award or Award of The Learned Society of the Czech Republic, 2011.

Beside work-related topics, Charlota is always happy to chat about finding inspiration in unexpected places, photography, sci-fi books (and books in general), or how we shape technology and how technology shapes us.

Read a full CV here.

Contact

Charlota is open to speaking engagements on the topics of design + technology and regularly offers a mentoring sessions to designers and design teams.

Occasionally she collaborates on projects in the area of service and product design.

Portfolio available upon request.

chblunarova@gmail.com