About Florian Sametinger

Florian Sametinger heads the research department at KISKA, a globally respected agency for brands and design based in Salzburg. He is also co-founder of KITE Design Research in Berlin and has been active as a lecturer at various universities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in recent years. As a design strategist and researcher, he is concerned with innovative design processes and practices in the field of sustainability and circular development and operates at the interface between research, strategy and design. His work is characterized by a participatory, human-centered approach to design that also considers the impact of the final product on the environment, culture and society.


Florian Sametinger is a jury member for the selection of the GDG Exhibition & Awards in 2023.