Editorial Design–the designer as author | the author as designer | the designer as producer | the designer as curator, conceptual design, experimentally engaging with the contents of typography and image, text design and formatting, editorial design [analogue and digital processes of drafting and realizing], visual research, teaching historical and current positions in graphic design.
Born in Berlin, lives in Amsterdam, studied Visual Communication at the University of the Arts in Berlin (UDK Berlin) and at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Los Angeles.
1987 MA design degree | 1988 “Meisterschülerin” at the UdK
1988-1990 freelance designer in Amsterdam, in coopeartion with Studio Anthon Beeke, UNA, and Total Design.
1991 Launched ‘ambulant design,’ one-woman studio. Developed various projects in cooperation with publishers, institutes, galleries, writers, artists, active internationally, responsible for concept, image editing, design, and production with various media. ‘ambulant design’ works at different places; has won international awards; works have been published in various publications both in Germany and abroad.
1991-2001 Professor for Visual Communication at the Merz Academy, University of Applied Art, Design and Media, Stuttgart
2001-2007 Core Lecturer for Visual Communication at AKV/St.Joost Academie Breda/DenBosch, Netherlands
Various guest teaching positions and lectureships both in Germany and abroad.