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Design Thinking Center

CREATIVE COMPANION was founded in 2010 by Christof Zürn with the purpose to blend people centered design (Design Thinking, Service Design) with organisational development and branding.

We help you to take the next step in growing your business and to make multiple connections between business and design; thinking and doing; products and services; experience and innovation; individuals and organizations.

brand strategy, creative direction, service design

Short CV

Christof Zürn on LinkedIn

Christof is specialised in helping individuals, teams and organisations to make the step from iteration to innovation to transformation.

He has more than 30 years of experience in multiple roles like Management Consultant, Creative Director, Design Thinking Coach, Service Designer or Musician. 

Christof developed tools, training and workshops to inspire people to think from different perspectives with the goal to understand, innovate, and collaborate. Publications: The Power of Music Thinking (BIS Publishers 2022), Jam Cards (BIS Publishers 2018).

Christof is a joiner by trade and has an MA in Musicology, Philosophy and History of Arts at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. 

Joining - bringing things, ideas and people together - is his main asset. That's why Christof is working in different constelations as a natural collaborator.

He is the founder of the Institute for Music Thinking - a fresh approach to connect co-creativity, service design, branding and organisational change 

He is also member of the Medinge Think Tank that influences businesses to be more conscientious and humane.

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Visiting address

Groenewoudseweg 322, 6525 EL Nijmegen The Netherlands

Watch the Interview with Christof Zürn

Listen to The Power of Music Thinking Podcast