- Written by Alex Kotsakis
- Posted 4 years ago
Cecilia Hertz is an industrial designer and is the founder and CEO of Umbilical Design. She has a vast experience in interior design for space vehicles and is now specialized in space technology transfer. Solutions developed for space could be applied on tomorrows cities. Cecilia’s talent stood out at an early age, while still a design student, she went to NASA and the Johnson Space Center in Houston and showed 8000 engineers how to build a space ambulance. Hertz used design methodology and new thinking to solve what a lot of space engineers had not thought of.
Cecilia was also a keynote speaker at this years Urban Agriculture Summit 2013 in Linköping, Sweden.
Umbilical Design (Meet Cecilia Hertz)