michael schmitz – büro für grafik und design
ABOUT
Michael Schmitz founded his studio in 2018.
Currently he is based in Hanover, GER
(Eindhoven, NL)(Mainz, GER).


Please get in touch if you would like to have more information: 
info@schmitzmichael.com, +49 (0) 162 739 94 48 
Michael Schmitz, Marthastraße 20, 30519 Hanover, Germany

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EDUCATION
Design Academy Eindhoven (2019) 
M.A. Information Design

Hochschule Mainz (2012 – 2016)
B.A. cum laude

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WORK EXPERIENCE

2018 –               Studio Michael Schmitz
2018                  Martin&Friends Mainz
2014 – 2019    Designlabor Gutenberg Mainz
2012 – 2016    Hochschule Mainz
2011                   Interactive Solutions Saarbrücken (Intern)

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TEACHING

2019                  Interdisciplinary project “Belgium – Germany”
                            Hochschule Mainz

2019                  Typography and Editorial Introduction Class  
                            Teaching Assistant for U. Voelker, HS Mainz

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SELECTED CLIENTS
Architektenkammer RLP, Mainz
Canon Deutschland GmbH, Francfort
Canopus Distro, Singapore
Frappant eV, Hamburg
Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz
Haglöfs, Stockholm (for M&F)
Haldern Pop Festival, Rees
Happen.studio, Mainz
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Mainz
Hochschule Mainz, Mainz
Industrie- & Handelskammer, Ludwigshafen   
Landeshauptstadt, Mainz
Midnight Service, Stuttgart
Miss the stars records, Berlin
New Balance, Boston (for M&F)
Niggli Publishers, Zurich
Priska Hübsch Interiors, London
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
Sailboat Records, Jakarta
Thomas Pirot Photography, Mainz
Viktor Hübner Photography, Cologne
Zentrum Baukultur, Mainz

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AWARDS
DDC 2019 – “Gute Gestaltung” Award: Publishing
German Design Award 2018 – Newcomer Nominee

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FEATURED IN
DDC Gute Gestaltung Jahrbuch 2019
form N°279, October 2018

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PUBLICATIONS
Ordnung in der Gestaltung, Niggli Publishers

Structuring design, Niggli Publishers
take a look here→
Translations into japanese and polish are in progres.

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WORKSHOPS
2019                Hochschule Mainz, Mainz
2019                Hochschule Mainz, Mainz
2017                Oettinger Villa, Darmstadt
2017                Fachhochschule Mainz, Mainz
2016                Walpodenakademie Mainz

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Imprint
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Right to information
We will be pleased to inform you whether and which of your personal data is stored by us and delete it if desired.

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Data Protection Officer
Our data protection officer will be happy to assist you with these matters via info@schmitzmichael.com

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