Maharis Azman

Design & Innovation, The Makmal

  • GMT+8, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Make Things Better by Making Better Things

Maharis Azman is a creative technologist based in KL, Malaysia. His focus is on UX/UI, product design, digital experience, and research for AI in digital accessibility & assistive tech.

Work with Maharis


Content: Three Ways Design Thinking Enhances a Brand's Competitive Edge
Project: Zero Waste Food Bazaar
Project: Sounds of Story Time
Content: Three Ways Brand Innovation Unlocks Growth Opportunities for Brands
Content: Three Ways Artificial Intelligence Improves The User Experience for All
Project: The Cheapest Vehicle Tracking Solution
Project: Old Phones Save Cars
Content: Embrace The Chaos. A Designer's Guide to Managing Risks in Innovation

Maharis on Making Things Better

Presentation: Make Things Better by Making Better Things

Make It Not Boring Workshop (Aug 2023)

Unleash Creativity: Designing Beyond Conventions

When we envision design workshops, our minds often gravitate towards established tools and methodologies. But what if the path to innovative design lies not in adhering to conventions, but in daring to explore the uncharted realms? Welcome to "Make It Not Boring," a design workshop that beckons UX/UI designers to break free from the clutches of Design Systems, UI Kits, Web Frameworks, and Best Practices.

Key Takeaways:

  • Embrace uncertainty to fuel innovation.
  • Deconstruct to reimagine, innovate, and reconstruct.
  • Merge user-centric design with the edge of technology.
  • Balance innovation and usability for extraordinary experiences.
  • Master rapid prototyping to turn imagination into reality.

Who Should Attend:

For the bold UX/UI designers yearning to transcend norms, "Make It Not Boring" is your clarion call. If you're ready to step beyond conventions, toying with creativity and redefining rules, join us on this voyage. This workshop welcomes you to decode the rules, only to revolutionize them with ingenious intent. The extraordinary awaits.

Let's convene for a day of boundless exploration and hands-on experimentation. Remember, in design's realm, understanding rules paves the way to breaking them ingeniously. It's time to Make It Not Boring.

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Speaker Profile

Maharis has over 20 years experience building and leading digital design & technology teams of various sizes across a broad range of digital product, digital transformation and innovative marketing. He is passionate about the potential of design╩╝s impact in a digital world.

Maharis has led work for brands such as Honda, Volkswagen, BMW-MINI, PROTON, Taylor's University, UEM Sunrise, Fonterra, Mister Potato, KFC, McDonald's, Nando's, Maxis-Hotlink, U Mobile, and Telekom Malaysia.

His teams have won accolades at international and local award shows such as Spikes Asia, Adfest, Effies Awards, APPIES Awards, Kancil Awards, and Webby Awards.


  • Logo: Superhumans
  • Logo: The Makmal
Visual: The Makmal x Superhumans
Visual: Creative Tech Workshop
Visual: for Crest Consulting Group
Visual: HCCF Ramadan dan Rakan-Rakan
Visual: for HCCF
Visual: AI wearable Mikail
Visual: for Naluri Hidup
Visual: Old Phones Save Cars
Visual: for Toko Kilat
Visual: for Majlis Sukan Negeri Johor
Visual: for Gimme Shelter Service Chop
Visual: Cheapest Anti-Theft Car System for U Mobile
Visual: Alarm Sekitar for Thunderworks Lab
Visual: for ThunderWorks Lab
Visual: Zero Waste Food Bazaar for HCCF
Visual: Car-o-Sell AI for Toyota Malaysia
Visual: for ChopJaheart
Visual: FB Caller ID Hijack
Visual: The Invisible Concert Tour
Visual: #LetsGetReal for Taylor's University
Visual: for Maybank Singapore
Visual: Music City by HypeTunes for Telekom Malaysia
Visual: VW Golf GTI. Only for the advanced for Volkswagen Malaysia
Visual: VW Polo. Polo Rocks for Volkswagen Malaysia
Visual: VW Scirocco. The Racing Line Challenge for Volkswagen Malaysia
Visual: for BMW Malaysia
Visual: Talking Cock Chatbot for Nando's
Visual: Pemacu Api for Toko Kilat/The Gasket Alley
Visual: TumBeli/Tumpang Beli
Visual: Vans Street Takeover for Vans Malaysia
Visual: What Are The Odds for Tune Protect
Visual: Win More Than Metal for Kancil Awards
Visual: Creative Workshop for Taylor's University
Visual: Creative Tech Workshop for Ad Agencies
Visual: for Toko Kilat
Visual: for The Makmal
Visual: Innovation Thunder Initiative
Visual: ThunderApp Audit for Thunderworks Automation
Visual: Old Phones Save Cars