Annika Frye is a design researcher and design theorist. She is working in between theory and practice. Her interests concern the aesthetic qualities of serial production, experimental processes and the design process as source of innovation. After finishing her PhD-thesis on improvisation at the University of Art and Design Offenbach she started researching the changes of design processes regarding the connection of digital technology and materiality. Since April 2017, Frye holds a professorship for design studies and design research at Muthesius University of Arts and Design Kiel. From April 2021, she is also Professor at Design Academy Eindhoven. Her current project is about the interface as a quality of contemporary design as postdigital, hybrid space between digital and analogue.