Paula L. Schuster, M.A. is a design researcher at the intersection of industrial, interface and service design. After studying Communication in Social and Economic Contexts (UdK Berlin), Design (FH Potsdam) and Design Thinking (HPI Potsdam) she is part of research projects at the Interaction Design Lab (IDL) at FH Potsdam. Paula's research focuses on prototyping practices in Research Through Design. In the PROTOTYP project, she investigates prototypes as a communication medium of possible futures. In the DISA project, she explores co-prototyping to foster digital inclusion of people affected by social anxiety.