kelsey aschenbeck

I know, I know...mobile first. But I'm having too much fun playing on Webflow right now so please check out my website on a desktop!

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hi, i'm kelsey.

I’m a designer/researcher/maker who loves making products that enable creation and communication. I believe design should be democratic, hopeful, and a little bit of a winding path (which you can see in this website). When I’m not working, you’ll find me exploring my neighborhood through sketching, working with my hands, or going on long walks and pondering the universe with my pup, Maisie.

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hi, i'm kelsey.

I’m a designer/researcher
/maker who loves making products that enable creation and communication. I believe design should be democratic, hopeful, and a little bit of a winding path (which you can see in this website). When I’m not working, you’ll find me exploring my neighborhood through sketching, working with my hands, or going on long walks and pondering the universe with my pup, Maisie.

here's my

here are my ux and research projects...

mourning small spaces

my graduate thesis project on
urban interaction design

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connected objects for non- stereotypical homes

a speculative research project that
re-imagines IoT products

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stage AR

AR concept that allows non-technical designers to create quickly with the Hololens

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seattle heritage cookware

a ground-up design strategy for
a small e-commerce business

COMING SOON

...and here are some fun explorations.

AR in the wild

AR story-telling concept that combines the digital with the physical in an urban garden

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the ottoman

a quirky ottoman comes to life through simple sensing and processing with an Arduino.

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aquaforum

a speculative exploration of a future city's solution to water restrictions.

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haptic meditation

e-textiles meets mindfulness

COMING SOON

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Design, research, and strategy are my specialties. I have almost a decade of design experience, cutting my teeth in start-up environments where I cultivated an all-hands-on-deck attitude (where no task was too small) that I still bring to every project to this day.

* user research
* ux/interaction design
* user testing
* prototyping

want to know more? read on:

Design, research, and strategy are my specialties. I have almost a decade of design experience, cutting my teeth in start-up environments where I cultivated an all-hands-on-deck attitude (where no task was too small) that I still bring to every project to this day.

Experience includes:
* user research
* ux/interaction design
* user testing
* prototyping

...or feel free to
drop a note.

If you have any questions about the work I do or feel like I would be a good fit for a project, don’t hesitate to contact me. 

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...or feel free to
drop a note.

If you have any questions about the work I do or feel like I would be a good fit for a project, don’t hesitate to contact me. 

Thanks! I'll get back to you soon.
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