TYPO Berlin 2012 sustain

Stefan Kiefer

Stefan Kiefer

Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Art Director, Founder (Hamburg)

Stefan Kiefer was born and grew up on the German island of Sylt. He worked as an illustrator and art director for many famous national and international publishers, agencies and companies before joining Spiegel, where he worked for 18 years, including 13 as cover art director. At the end of 2014, he founded Hongkong Studios in Hamburg. Working in a 400-square-metre large former warehouse, the company is a creative laboratory for graphic design, workshops, art, photography and music.

Talk: German
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In the red frame

TYPO Berlin 2012, 19.05.2012, 17:00 Uhr (TYPO Hall)

Week for week the new challenge of making a graphic statement on political and contemporary happenings with the SPIEGEL front page; always with the aim of presenting a not yet visualised idea unusually and provocatively – whether typographically, photographically or illustratively. Stefan Kiefer, in charge of the SPIEGEL title page for 12 years now, provides insights into his work with the red SPIEGEL frame.