The device seeks to automate mundane tasks using an algorithmic shortcut so designers and clients can collaborate in real time

After spending time in product design studios across London researching the inefficiencies in the designer-client process, recent Central Saint Martins graduate Julius Ingemann Breitenstein created a robot that uses algorithms to create multiple iterations of a design during the ideation stage.

Called the Unpaid Intern, the device can perform the type of activities an intern would do in a design office, created with the intention of helping design studios produce ideas faster. It is also aimed at combatting the challenge of short turnaround times.

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