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what do designers do?

  • I tried to tell that I am a communication designer or a visual communicator, but both didn’t work too well so I switched to say I am a graphic designer.

  • 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.
    Editorial Design
    Editorial design is the conception and design of journals, newspapers, magazines, brochures, and books and is directly connected with the redactional work.
    Print
    Print spans the design of all printed objects.
    Product Design
    Product design maintains the goal to improve the functional, interactive, and formal/aesthetic qualities of industrial product producers.
    Typeface Design
    Typeface design is the design of lettering, to be employed throughout a design.
  • motivation for designing

    I like to create something new, make things work well and look good. Goals: never stop learning, maybe.

  • learned to design

    Everyone can be a designer, but in order to do this professionally, i studied communication design in Mainz.

  • year since working as
    professional designer

    2013

  • age of first design career thought

    20

  • working at night per month

    Once a month.

how do designers develop ideas?

  • Realize the need of the client. if you really understand a problem, solutions come intuitively.

  • main influences

    Typefaces, tools, craft oriented processes, going out for a walk, lectures at the “denkerei”.

what is a dream client like?

  • Open minded, self-aware, able to communicate.

  • relationship with client

    Depends on the client a lot. whole range from best friend to nightmare.

  • getting along with salary

    It is difficult to cope.

  • Marvin Klee

  • Berlin

  • Germany