michael schmitz – büro für grafik und design
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

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

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


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


2019                  Interdisciplinary project “Belgium – Germany”
                            Hochschule Mainz

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

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

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

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

Ordnung in der Gestaltung, Niggli Publishers

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

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


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