I am Ariel Cotton.  I'm an artist, product designer, & maker of interactive things.

I craft beautiful, human-centered interfaces for web and mobile applications. I draw and write comics about life in Berlin and New York City. I even tinker with electronics and make interactive art from time to time.

The World Is Your Interface

October 5, 2019 1:19 Design, Travel

This is a collection of ideas on design, navigating the world around us, how the two are frequently interchangeable, and how design inspiration lies everywhere we look. I gave this as a talk three years ago at Beyond Tellerrand Berlin. I've decided to turn it into a blog post, and updated a few ...

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The Colorful World of Artist Residencies

October 16, 2016 4:42 Art, Travel

Dear Internet, it has been a while, hasn't it? I've been busy. Ever since I last wrote, I've turned into a crusty Berlin freelancing bum who barely leaves the house acquired a visa that permits me to live and work in Germany for a while, documented some of this year's whirlwind of life changes and ...

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Moving to Berlin

March 1, 2016 11:12 Art, Design, Travel

As you all can see, it has been nearly three years since I have touched this blog. At the time, I was still a student at Cooper Union, getting ready to have my senior thesis show and graduate. Things have certainly evolved a lot in the last three years. I went through a couple of web design ...

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