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  • 6 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, German; learning Dutch, Italian
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Student
  • Designer & Engineer
  • From Austria
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About Me

Trying to be young and open. I am curious. I like people, and always try to understand what it is that motivates them. I love a good, insightful debate, to challenge and get challenged.

Currently I am studying Design in the Netherlands, where I am outgrowing the product designer focusing on satisfying consumer needs and develop an understanding for the societal context my designs live in and the implications they have on who is exposed to them.
Nothing man-made just IS, it has been thought of, conceptualised, designed and put into place, and therefore can be different.

Hosting: I am living with five other design students, so the house can be a bit messy. My room will be clean and orderly if you come, but I cannot make guarantees about the house. Creative People are chaotic people ;)
You'd be sleeping in my room on a mattress on the floor, and I can provide you with a fresh duvet + pillow.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To pass by less and experience more! Routine makes life short.


DESIGN should be: honest, cautious, authentic, accessible, sustainable and repairable. Oh and beautiful too, which is a function in itself, because beauty makes us humans happy :)

I love wind, and everything that is driven by it fascinates me to no end. I believe the best way to get to know a country is to travel through it by bike. I like to be fast - on my longboard cruising streets, on ski riding like a maniac, on my surfboard flying over the water, on my bike racing through hilly Austria, on my own two feet running. I have started doing yoga every day at least once, and I would like to meditate a little more.

  • arts
  • books
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • running
  • meditation
  • politics
  • technology
  • chess
  • skiing
  • nature
  • people
  • permaculture
  • sleeping
  • biking
  • longboarding
  • climbing
  • debating
  • wind
  • surf & sail
  • design!

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Used to be very much into fantasy fiction, but those times are long gone; talking about it still makes me nostalgic though. ** David F. Wallace - This Is Water, Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari, A Billion Wicked Thoughts - Ogi Ogas, Waking up - Sam Harris // some of the stuff I am interested in right now**

Movies: not really watching a lot of movies right now, but I have covered most of the classics!
Music: so far I found something I like in most genres. Generally I seem to be more the melody rather than the lyrics kind of person.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Only one?

Teach, Learn, Share

To me the most important thing when getting to know someone is trying to understand each others take on life. Apart from that I love cooking together and getting to know new flavors life can taste like :) Strolling through the city with two local and two foreign pairs of eyes also opens new perspectives.

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Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Morocco, Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Germany, Netherlands

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