what do designers do?

  • I’m a graphic designer. And what do you do as a graphic designer? – Then, I try and explain my work in an abstract way, try to explain the word visual communication and its meaning. But, usually I end up giving examples of what things I design.

  • Branding and Identity
    Branding and corporate Identity include the sum of all visual representations of a business. The image (corporate design), the verbal expressions, behavior, and manner among both the internal and external public orientate around the business’s values.
    Corporate Design
    Corporate design describes the compilation and definition of visual elements of a brand identity such as logo, typography, color and image concept, business layout and architecture.
    Print spans the design of all printed objects.
    Typeface Design
    Typeface design is the design of lettering, to be employed throughout a design.
    Web Design
    Web design is the conception, design, and structure of websites, the navigation, and the user guide. It addresses interface design from information offers and applications in the World Wide Web.
  • motivation for designing

    I don’t really know.

  • learned to design

    By learning to have a critical eye on my work. I studied in Schwäbisch Gmünd and at Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel.

  • year since working as
    professional designer


  • age of first design career thought


  • working at night per month


how do designers develop ideas?

  • By trying, by discussing, by putting inspiration up on the wall.

  • main influences

    It mostly derives from the content. I try to find a way to express the project’s content in visual ways.

what is a dream client like?

  • Someone who accepts my expertise and my experience as a graphic designer but finds the right words to correct me when I’m barking up the wrong tree.

  • relationship with client

    Depends very much on the client.

  • getting along with salary

    It is difficult to cope.

  • Dirk Heider

  • make type not war!

  • Berlin

  • Germany