Examples:
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Some fast sketches...

From super fast sketching over very detailed drawings to vector based illustrations.
I love to illustrate. Just scroll down to see some range…

POLYWRAPPING:
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BERLINER VOLKSBANK

This is the concept illustration for polywrappings on glass at BERLINER VOLKSBANK business HQ Berlin. Roughly about 25 meters. For final venue photographs please see the ART section.

Wimmelbild:
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GEWOBAG – BUELOW 90

I was asked to create a “Wimmelbild” to visually show a housing concept wich is about to be realized.
It is gonna be a multi-generation-house and way more than that. A very complex concept that includes housing, community, business, gardening and many more.
Please flip through the pages to see a few details.

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BIENWERK – Honey

Fun little project. Honey, drawings. Sweet mix!

www.bienwerk.de

COLORING CHALLENCE:
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Many of us spend their days at home these days - due to COVID-19/quarantine.

During this time I will post black/white drawings. One or two at a time…

To print out, colour, collaborate… For you, your friends, your kids…

Let us all work together. Post your results and bring some color into the world during #socialdistance (Free to use – only non-commercial)
All artworks are mine. Older sketches, drafts, in-between-stage client works…

BLOG: https://ausmal-challenge-deerblnstudio.blogspot.com

SKETCHES:
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Some sketches I did for client jobs / Layouts...

Shop Window:
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XI DESIGN | KaDeWe

I was invited to paint inside the well known and internationally famous KaDeWe Berlin. Ten hand chosen artists (including myself) each represented a major local brand by building / painting our very own world inside a huge shopping window.

Thanks tons to XI Design for the trust in my work and for this opportunity.

It’s up for a few weeks from now – in case you’re around.

Photos: @thomasschlorke

Floor Design:
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H23 | "Urban Red"

Task was to create a “Red Urban World” on the 7th. floor of H32/ FinTech Hub Berlin.

This floor is huge and I just uploaded some of the walls yet.

Sometimes it’s a thin line between art/ concept art/ design/ illustration.

So I’ll post it in the ART section and in ILLUSTRATION as well.

Photos: Felix Zimmermann

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DB / bp Content – Werte Magazin

A selection of illustrations created at a photo shooting for WERTE Magazin.
Topic: “Zukunft Gestalten In Berlin Valley”.

I illustrated the themed worlds for each start up on spot during the shooting.

Please flip through the pages to get an idea of the variety of themes illustrated.

Photographs: @andra_photography | deerBLNstudio

PRESENTATION:
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Pitch Illustration

A few illustrations for a clients pitch I did the other day…

I erased the client off the illustration, confidential…

Editorial Illustration:
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BRIGITTE WIR – Magazine

Editorial illustrations for BRIGITTE WIR Magazine.

Issue November/ December 2018.

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BRIGITTE WIR – Magazine

Editorial illustrations for BRIGITTE WIR Magazine.

Issue September/ October 2018.

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BRIGITTE WIR – Magazine

Editorial illustrations for BRIGITTE WIR Magazine.

Issue July/ August 2018.

Event Scribble:
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SOS KINDERDÖRFER – "Die Neuen"

Event Skribble for “SOS Kinderdörfer Weltweit.”
Concept Skribble for some presentation…

Backwall illustration:
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200 YEARS Berliner Sparkasse

I did the stage backwall illustration for Berlin Sparkasse 200th. Anniversary.
Typical Berlin drawings. Please flip through pages. Tape art on top done by Tape Over Berlin.

Wall drawings:
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GROTH GRUPPE – BIM 2018

This is the second one of two drawings I did for BIM 2018.
San Francisco drawing for the back wall of the bar – been printed in 6 meters width.

Wall drawings:
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GROTH GRUPPE – BIM 2018

This is one of two drawings I did for BIM 2018.
Berlin style drawing – been printed in 10 meters width.

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TRIAD | Siemens Office Mural

I was asked to do a mural at the SIEMENS office at Factory Berlin. Showing the process of work – MindSphere…

Sorry for the mediocre photo quality. iPhone and quite limited office light… I focussed on the illustration, not the photographs.

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WERTE MAGAZIN – DB / bp Content

Illustrations for an opener “Zukunft Gestalten In Berlin Valley” for WERTE Magazin.
These are the opener illustrations for the body of illustration works shown above.

Flip through the pages to see them all. It’s quite rare to see me illustrate Berlin sights…

Graphic Recording:
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BMW Foundation – BERLIN GLOBAL FORUM

We had the honor to do the Graphic Recording of the second #BerlinGlobalForum
for the BMW Foundation again. Please see the GRAPHIC RECORDING section for more pics.

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Town | Country

Editorial drawings for Migros Magazine | Switzerland.

Storyboard:
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Sketches for a storyboard/ pitch.

Realized a while back…

Poster Advertisement:
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SUTRO VISION San Francisco

I work with SUTRO VISION San Francisco since a whole bunch of years already.
This is a set of Posters for an ad campaign I did in 2015.

Book Illustrations:
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vitamin fee – Wintershall

I did all the illustration for a fairytale book. International fairytales. German. Dutch. Argentinian…

 

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PEIX | TheraKey

Illustrations | Icon sets… Just a few examples of quite a big run of illustrations for an ad campaign a few years ago.

COVER ILLUSTRATIONS:
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SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

The people at SUPERIOR MAGAZINE asked me to do a whole set of cover artworks and quite a bunch of extra illustrations for six issues of the magazine. They also made an artist feature and a three pager interview with me. Yay.

Check: SUPERIOR MAGAZINE

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Bienwerk

Funny side project of a friend of mine from Cologne. Urban beekeper / Honey glasses with blockprints. This is the second time we are working together. SWEET fun.

Murals:
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SAE INSTITUTE Berlin

Some murals I recently did for the SAE Institute Berlin. Four project rooms – four decades – four murals. All 2 x 2m painted onto the walls.

ILLUSTRATION:
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vitamin fee

Picture wall | soccer-themed | for a clients event | live size

GRAPHIC RECORDING:
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TRIAD Berlin

Graphic Recording / Visual Recording at a conference in Berlin.

The task was to visualize different workshops during a three day business conference.

Shown are my personal ones – made during two 90 minute sessions of Lego Serious Play.

I put together and took care of a whole team of Visual recorders / working parallel in different conference rooms on various topics.

Shop Window:
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Dailybuttons

Just finished the new shopfront / window drawing for my friends at dailybuttons.de yesterday.

Scribbles:
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q-bus

Minimalistic architecture – scribbles… Just a few of a whole set.

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Some illustrations for an event-location-brochure.

A couple years back. Pariser Platz 4, Berlin.

GRAPHIC NOVEL:
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Kids Project

Frames for a kids workshop project / little graphic novel thingy.
Those were meant to be the background / coloured layers above…

 

ICON SET:
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PaxLife

Task was to create a full set of icons for aviation use. Four topics / four colors…

Guidance System:
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LEIBNITZ GYMNASIUM

These Icons and floor plans are part of an extensive guidance system for the LEIBNITZ GYMNASIUM / Potsdam. I did the whole concept based in colors and minimalistic illustrations and developed it together with the kids (7th. / 8th. and 9th.- graders), who finally painted the school subject related illustrations on the school floor walls themselves. The outlining was done by me again to give it a consistent look. This super fun project took about 10 months – two days per month during school days together with the art teacher. Please see the ILLUSTRATION section for more pics.

Brochure:
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De Gruyter

Illustrations for a brochure | De Gruyter Publishers. Ink and water color.

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TRIAD Berlin | SIEMENS TS

SIEMENS Transportation System Booth at INNOTRANS Berlin.

Illustration | Graphic Design | Design Concept
Photographs curtesy of TRIAD Berlin.

LECTURE / SPEECH:
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URBAN SCHOOL / SF

I was invited to give a lecture at Urban School / San Francisco. Drawing class. Students were super into it.

LIVE DRAWING:
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BAU FAIR / ECB – Graphic recording

Six day – all day – live drawing for (client) ECB at “BAU” Fair, Munich. A lot of work, but super fun. All done in white on a huge blue panel / wall with a chalk marker. Once one piece was done – it was erased and I started a new one… drawing in motion… Here’s a little film.

Cover Illustration:
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NGB – Jazz Cover Illustration

This is a design concept for some cover artworks for Jazz-Covers being published soon. I did the whole design. From color concept, ILLUSTRATION … to the final layout data.

Infographics:
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CLOUD CITY Development

Process description / info graphics for CLOUD CITY Development | San Francisco. 2014

Calender Illustration:
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ARD Sales and Services

2014 Advent calendar / ARD (TV station) Sales & Services. Frankfurt / Main / I did all the illustration work.

XMAS Illustration:
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ARD Werbung Sales & Services

It’s the third year in a row that I was asked to do the background illustration for the ARD Werbung / Sales & Services website during XMas times. 2011 / 2012 / 2013.

E-Book-Illustrations:
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akquinet

Illustrations for an e-book. “Rich Web Apps mit Angular JS und Java EE”. I did all the Illustrations and the cover and such. Available at the itunes store. Direct Link.

BEST WISHES!:
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Merry / Happy – To all of you!

Dear Friends, Artists, Collegues, Clients… Peeps!
I wish you a Merry Christmas and a great 2014! See you soon!
My very best!,
Christian***

SUBMISSION:
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Foodillustration / Recipe

This is my submission / illustration for “52 Illustrated Cookong Cards” with Zeixs Verlag / publisher. Pics: Erika Martins
A wooden box with illustrated recipes / cards. Want one? Here is the link…

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Berlin Innovation ConSensus

These 20 illustrations are a collaborative work between me / Christian Rothenhagen and my friend and fellow illustrator / Dominik Heilig. The task was to find an illustrative way to describe written chances. I did the vector illustrations here…

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Leibnitz Gymnasium

These illustrations / color concept… are part of an extensive guidance system for LEIBNITZ GYMNASIUM / Potsdam. I did the whole concept and developed it with the kids (7th. / 8th. and 9th.- graders). The kids finally painted the school subject related illustrations on the school floor walls themselves. I did all the outlining to give it a consistent look. This super fun project took about 10 months – two days per month during school days. Please see the CORPORATE section for icons and floor plans.

Film Illustrations:
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SEITENWEISE online / offline

Film Illustrations

Illustration:
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BAYER Crop Science

I was asked to do an illustration on the topic “river and lake protection/ water pollution control” for BAYER Crop Science. Used for a number of lectures about water pollution control.

Posters | Banners:
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DEKRA University of Applied Sciences / Berlin

Some more Illustrations for various Posters | Banners…

for DEKRA University of Applied Sciences / Berlin.

Merchandise:
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Merch - I love it.

And if you love it too – let me know. Every little Merch pack get’s a free DVD…

Feature:
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Zeixs Feierabend Unique Books – ILLUSTRATION 2

Another one of my illustration works being published…

Space mission:
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Dailybuttons – Button in space

Berlin | October | 07 | 2012 | 10 am. My friends at DAILYBUTTONS sent the first button into stratosphere. I do the illustration for them since forever – so my little mascot – “daily” – turned out being the first illustration in space…YAY! Click here for the youtube-video.

Product Illustration:
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BIENWERK Stadthonig

BIENWERK STADT-Honig / Cologne. That is a SWEET project – illustrating honey glasses. It even tastes great, sweet & yummy!

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STIL Laden / Vienna – deerBLN / ChrisiTee

Some sweet deerBLN / ChrisiTee collaborations. New skateboard decks and tee-shirts as well. STIL-Laden | Vienna | Austria. Good guys!

T-Shirt Illustration:
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HUMBOLDT Universität zu Berlin

Limited Edition T-Shirt Design for the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. 2011/12

Stickers:
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Sticker / sticker / sticker …

I did a whole lot of stickers through the years. Well, did not really keep samples of all of them. Anyways. Here are a few I did recently. I will post some more every now and then.

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Customized VANS

A pair of customized VANS. Made for a friend… Berlin / Metropolitan

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Mardi Gras

Illustration for the ILLUSTRATIVE / Southern Comfort / Themed on Mardi Gras / New Orleans

Calendar:
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EIGA Design / THINK GREEN / VALUES

Illustration Calendars 2010 & 2013. One of my Illustrations made it in each of both…

T-Shirt Illustration:
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Longboard-Living

T-Shirt-Design for a Longboard Store / Toronto / On / Canada / 2011

Deck Design:
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MARCH Skateboards

Deck Design for March Skateboards / 2011

Illustration:
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Charlotte Ehinger-Schwarz 1876

Illustrations for jeweller chain “Charlotte Ehinger-Schwarz 1876” store design.

Ehinger-schwarz.de

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CARHARTT

Different design concepts, mural artwork, seasons sales, shopfront, signs, stickers, t-shirts, art…
2008 – …

Illustrations:
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My Awesome Mixtape | Band

Some Illustrations I did for MY AWESOME MIXTAPE / Band / Italy / 2010

Merchandise:
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STIL Laden – Skateboard- & Sneaker Store | Vienna | Austria

Shop Design / Mural Painting with Chrisitee plus some T-Shirt Designs and Merch.

T-Shirt Illustration:
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WE_C BERLIN

One of a kind t-shirt made for a charity cause. Auctioned at BERLIN FASHION WEEK 2010.

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DAILYBUTTONS

Various Illustrations for my favourite Button Company DAILYBUTTONS.

Illustrations:
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TRIAD Berlin / VW N

VOLKSWAGEN Nutzfahrzeuge. Illustrations for an Automobile Campaign / VW N / Caddy

Infographics:
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Mediaworx / HASPA

Various infographics for the Hamburger Sparkasse | HASPA | 2006-2007

T-Shirts Design:
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DLXSF – T-Shirt-designs

Just some t-shirt designs I did for DLX skateboard shop SF. I did about a hand full DLXSF designs back then.. These two were my favourites. Never been printed. Back in 2007 or so…

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TRIAD Berlin / DHL

I did a massive amount of illustrations / info-graphics / icons … for the DHL – Innovation Center / Germany.

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Porcelain

This must have been back in 2005 or so. Those were meant to be printed and burnt into bone china / porcelain.

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TRIAD Berlin | DHL Mobil

Various Illustrations / Presentations for a DHL-Mobil Concept

Customized Sneakers:
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POINTER

Customized Sneakers for different art shows in european POINTER stores. 2008

Record cover:
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8 Hours Manatee / Fettkakao

Record cover for my friend and fellow artist “8 Hour Manatee” / Vienna, Austria

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Themed Illustrations

Here are some random illustrations I did way ago for a campaign for social equity. Must have been around 2008 / 2009.

Sculpture:
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CMA

BERLIN Buddy Bear for the CMA – Booth at “Gruene Woche” fair, Berlin.

mobile wallpapers:
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DROPMOBILE – Cellphone wallpapers

Way back when people used to purchase and download mobile wallpapers. I did some for this company.

Illustrations:
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HiTouch

Corporate Language Solutions

Various Illustration Concepts

Mural:
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TRIAD Berlin | Nudelmuseum Riesa

Mural Painting at “Nudelmuseum Riesa / Kochstudio”

A pasta museum that also hosts a culinary studio for kids.

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Westermann AGD / Jägermeister

Years ago I did this presentation drawing / sketch for a Jägermeister-lounge. Don’t remember what year it was. Approx. 2009/2010-ish…?

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CB.e / IPOINT

Illustrations / CD…

I did about 50 or more illustrations plus a whole Corporate Design for them. Well, just a few shown here… Well…

Deck Designs:
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BEATNUTS

Skateboard line. Never produced… due to payment problems… Well – back in 2004 or so.

Cause:
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Kinderhort / Mural

A mural plus 3D-art installation at Biesalsky School for disabled children, Berlin.

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TRIAD Berlin

Design Concept / Illustrations for an electronics retailer chain.

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Bis Aufs Messer

Record Store / Berlin. Shop display… 2008. Berlin Illustrations / artworks for an opening show.

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Jazz Concert Poster

A good friend of mine plays in some Jazz band. So every now and then he asks me to do some illustration for them / Posters / Flyers and such…

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NICHTSCHWIMMER Band

Poster / Flyer … for NICHTSCHWIMMER / Band / Berlin / ca. 2007

Deck / Wheel Design:
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KARMA Skateboards

Various Skateboard and Wheel Designs | ca. 2006

Cover Artwork:
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LAST Magazine from Lyon | France

Cover artwork and poster plus a short interview on me. Way back in 2007.

MURAL LAYOUT:
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Gruene Woche Berlin

This is an illustration concept / layout for some mural artwork at GRUENE WOCHE FAIR, Berlin. Berlin and Brandenburg booths.

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SCHROEDER + SCHOEMBS | DRK

Illustrations

Illustration Concept:
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TRIAD Berlin / INTEL

Illustration Concept for the INTEL booth at Cebit.

Approx. 2006

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TRIAD Berlin / SKODA

Illustrations / Concept / SKODA Image Film.

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SCHROEDER + SCHOEMBS | WELLA

Illustrations for a WELLA campaign. 2005.

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Deutsches Hygiene-Museum DRESDEN

Various Illustrations for DHM | Deutsches Hygiene-Museum DRESDEN | Germany.

Themed on HIV transmission / AIDS / Pregnancy / Fertilization… 2005

SELF PORTRAIT:
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I used to have long/er hair. Some scribble I did years ago...

2005 or so…

VARIOUS:
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POSTER Artworks

2001 / 2002 / 2003…

T-Shirts Design:
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Jingo De Lunch

Ladies Tour T-shirt.

Live painting :
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VERO MODA

Live painting on clothes for a shop opening. 2007.