about my work

Design with the user in mind. Always.

I am passionate about building meaningful product experiences. Leading the Industrial Design team at Wacom (Japan/Germany) I have built multiple generations of pen and touch displays of different sizes as well as pen tablet PCs which delight our customers every day, mainly professional creatives but enthusiasts too. These people work many hours on my products making their living with digital art creation. They really appreciate the comfort, usefulness and quality of my designs. To express this quality I'm focussing on accuracy down to every detail, choosing materials honestly and take a lot of care with engineering and manufactures when implementing the design concepts to mass production. For most of these products I'm also responsible for the packaging design and aim to provide an outstanding out-of-box-experience leading the customer to a flawless set up of the products and give them the feeling of a proud ownership of an extraordinary product.

Always aiming for innovation I started at Wacom 2011 as the inventor and lead designer of the innovative Wacom Cintiq Companion, Wacom's very first pen tablet PC.

Before I was part of the Braun design team for the new topline shaver Series 9 direction and visualised the new design language 2008–2011.

Beside industrial design I'm also specialising in the design and visualization of technical products, creating various multimedia productions for automotive and machinery companies like ThyssenKrupp, Philips, Clark, Hydro, Achenbach, Goebel IMS etc.

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Wacom Cintiq Pro 24"/32" with Studio Engine & ErgoStand

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Professional Creative Pen & Touch Display with exchangable Xeon-Workstation and various stand solutions
iF award 2018, Red Dot Award 2018

Role Strategy, Design, Packaging
Team Volker Huebner (strategy, lead),
Benedikt Gloess, Mikko Thewes
Company Wacom

Wacom One

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Creative Pen Display with integrated stand
Red Dot Award 2020, iF award 2020

Role Strategy & Design Direction
Team Volker Huebner (strategy), Giles Mitchell (lead), Moritz Arnt, Novi Rahman (UX)
Company Wacom

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Wacom Mobile Studio Pro 13"/16"

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Professional Creative Pen & Touch Tablet PC workstation with detachable multiple angle stand
iF award 2017, Red Dot Award 2017

Role Strategy, Design, Packaging
Team Volker Huebner (strategy, lead), Mikko Thewes (ID, packaging)
Company Wacom

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Wacom Cintiq Pro 13"/16" with ProPen 2

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Professional Creative Pen & Touch Display with integrated stand
Red Dot Award 2017, iF award 2018

Role Strategy, Design, Packaging
Team Volker Huebner, Mikko Thewes (Packaging)
Company Wacom

Wacom ProPen 2 family

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Professional Creative digital styli
iF award 2018 (ProPen 3D), iF award 2019 (ProPen slim)

Role Strategy, Design
Team Volker Huebner
Company Wacom

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Wacom Cintiq Companion

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Professional Creative Pen & Touch Tablet PC with detachable multiple angle stand
IDSA Award 2014, Red Dot Award 2014, iF award 2014

Role Design & Innovation
Team Volker Huebner
Company Wacom
Year 2012/13

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Braun topline shaver / "strength of the pure"

new male grooming shaver line-up and 3D-Animation video of new design language

Role Design & CGI
Team Oliver Grabes (lead), Gregor Ptok (ID), Volker Huebner (ID & CGI)
Company Braun
Year 2008-2011
Image credits: Wacom, Volker Huebner

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