The Best of Shanghai

Heiko Titz has been an Information Architect at mediaman Mainz and Stuttgart, Germany since 2007. This spring, he will be working at the Shanghai office for the first time. In the blog, he will share some of his experiences: digital ones behind […]

Arrival in the Year of the Sheep

Heiko Titz has been an Information Architect at mediaman Mainz and Stuttgart, Germany since 2007. This spring, he will be working at the Shanghai office for the first time. In the blog, he will share some of his experiences: digital ones behind […]

Arrival in the Year of the Sheep

Heiko Titz has been an Information Architect at mediaman Mainz and Stuttgart, Germany since 2007. This spring, he will be working at the Shanghai office for the first time. In the blog, he will share some of his experiences: digital ones behind […]

Cross Pollination

Why it’s important to work for clients in more than one industry As most agencies, mediaman has a focus on certain industries. This wasn’t the plan from the beginning, it just happened that way. One project leads to the next: Another car company likes our work for Mercedes-Benz and invites us to pitch. Our work […]

The Paradox Post-Touch Era

Websites, apps, touch screens, … all this affects our daily lives as users and as makers. Questions about the “next big thing” are usually answered with buzz words, such as „smart watch“, „Oculus Rift“, or „Amazon drones” – each a fascinating gadget in itself. But is there an underlying paradigm? Touch screens have become our […]

Are we too dependent on our software?

This week I had a horrible experience: my favorite browser of all times, Opera, was updated (to version 15). That in itself is not a bad thing. But this particular update destroyed my workflow of using an internet browser and an email-client – in one single piece of software. For me, this combination was the […]

Deadlines: A love-hate relationship

“There is this trade show next month and we need to have a website live the week before. That’s not a problem, is it?” Of course it’s not a problem. Yes, we would have preferred to know about this sooner. Just like Christmas, this trade show probably occurs every year and chances are you did […]