TEAM We are a multidisciplinary team of award-winning design-thinking veterans. With over 15 years of experience in strategic design, we have helped our customers innovate in the fields of transportation, events, retail, banking, IT, home and industrial appliances.

We are small, senior and very hands-on by design.

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SEBASTIAN RITZLER
managing partner / founder, New Order Munich.
Prior to New Order, Sebastian was co-founder of gravity GmbH, Munich where he acted as managing director for several years. Before gravity, he worked at IDEO in Munich, London and Shanghai. Today he can call all major design awards his own.

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SIMON ENGLHART managing partner / founder, New Order Munich.
Prior to New Order, Simon worked as Head of Corporate Business Solutions for the Berlin based Startup Peakfactor GmbH. Before Peakfactor, he worked for EBD Group (Informa Group) in Munich and San Diego.

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CHRISTOPHER BLACK managing partner / founder, New Order Barcelona.
Before New Order, Christopher was a partner at gravity GmbH acting as a managing director, and working as a project manager and design engineer for clients such as Audi, BMW, BBVA, Diebold Nixdorf, LEGO, and several start ups. Prior to gravity, he worked as a hydraulics, plastics and packaging design engineer for Fluidra Group and as a concept designer for the Lego Concept lab. Christopher also teaches Product Design and Design Thinking seminars at Kedge Business School.

OUR NETWORK We work with an extensive network of carefully selected professional partners that spans from specialized contractors to structural and mechanical engineers and developers.