Who we are

DesignPuls was founded by Maria Manser.

Maria has over 15 years experience in the area of design and innovation management working for a broad range of companies on a global and local basis. She has a BA (Hons) degree in Design for Industry from the University of Northumbria, UK, and an MA (Masters) degree in Design Strategy & Innovation from Brunel University, UK.

She has worked as a product design consultant within Procter & Gamble and various product design consultancies including Kinneir Dufort Design in Bristol, UK, where she was Head of Design Strategy and Research from 2000 - 2002.

From 2002 - 2006 she held the position of Product Design Manager for Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Diabetes Care, in Mannheim, Germany.

Maria was born in the UK, and has lived in Germany since 2002. She is a member of the Verband Deutscher Industrie Designer (VDID).