Intelligent personal assistants are nowadays neither very intelligent nor very personal. As cultural and technological shifts occur, new use cases emerge beyond setting alarms. More natural conversations with machines are becoming possible, and this project is about designing new approaches for speech-based human-machine interaction. The result of this project is a functional prototype that enables more dynamic conversations than traditional smart speakers by utilizing a moving head. As a first explorative use-case general brainstorming about conceptual ideas was selected.