Christoph Schmid

Design Lead
Interactive Things


As Design Lead and Partner at Interactive Things, Christoph approaches design challenges with empathy for the user and meticulous attention to detail. He is passionate about supporting designers to sharpen their skills individually while refining their process collectively. 

At Interactive Things, he leads projects for clients including OECD, UNESCO, UBS and the German Federal Government. His work has been recognized internationally with the German Design Award, European Newspaper Award, and DPA Infografik Award.

Previously, Christoph worked as a freelance UX designer and as an interface designer for Swisscom Ltd, a major telecommunications provider in Switzerland. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design from the Zurich University of the Arts.

Beside Interactive Things, Christoph co-founded the VJ collective Motionlab VJ Team. He loves to be creative and doing experimental work in the area of video projection mapping and visual installation.

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Interactive Things

Interactive Things is a close-knit team with backgrounds in Interaction Design, Information Visualisation and Software Engineering. Be it in the products we design, work and life in our studio, communication with clients and partners: great experiences define our culture.

Interactive Things Website


MOTIONLAB VJ TEAM is a VJ coalition located in Zurich, Switzerland and has been founded 2002 by the visual artists Nathan Klinkspoor and Christoph Schmid.
As resident VJ’s in several night clubs we tremendously shaped and influenced the nightlife culture from a visual point of view. Our contribution over the last decade was part of of a sustainable video art development scene in Zurich.

MVJT Website


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