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what do designers do?

  • Learning. As designer I learn fantastic new things every day.

  • 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.
    Editorial Design
    Editorial design is the conception and design of journals, newspapers, magazines, brochures, and books and is directly connected with the redactional work.
  • motivation for designing

    It’s a hackneyed phrase, but it’s the truth: turn my hobby into a profession!

  • learned to design

    Besides good education the following things are important: listening, thinking, dreaming, looking, failing, loving, acting, staying curious. Before my studies at the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund I completed a training as “Gestaltungstechnische Assistentin”. During my studies I did a practical term in the Netherlands. Through cooperation with other good designers I learn something new every day.

  • year since working as
    professional designer

    2009

  • age of first design career thought

    17

  • working at night per month

    Once a month.

how do designers develop ideas?

  • While having a discussion with my team.

  • main influences

    The most different things, architecture, fashion, my environment but also my non-designer friends. I am glad there didn’t exist blogs like Instagram when I was a student.

what is a dream client like?

  • Able to honour work, brave, curious, interested, reliable.

  • relationship with client

    Respectful but relaxed.

  • getting along with salary

    I cope well.

  • Eva Thiessies

  • Strichpunkt

  • Stuttgart

  • Germany