Andrea Finke-Anlauff studied product and graphic design in Braunschweig (Germany), Barcelona and Helsinki, and graduated from the Braunschweig University of Arts with diploma. Already during her studies, she worked for various departments of Nokia in Great Britain, Japan and Finland, and signed a consultancy agreement with Nokia in 1992. In 1994, she founded the company mangodesign, which specialises in product design and interaction design, and which has been able to secure itself numerous awards and patents ever since. She works on innovative projects, services and future visions for her long-term clients from the industries of automotive, consumer electronics and agricultural technology. In 2003, Andrea Finke-Anlauff co-founded the design manufactory mangoobjects, which specialises in small-scale series and individual product presentations. She has taught in the fields of user interface and user experience design at various art schools and universities. She lectures at design events and has acted as a jury member for several international design awards.