Matthias Frey, Alexander Ginter, Marco Blaauw

Designer am Rande des Nerven­zusammen­bruchs

TYPO Berlin 2015 Character | Saturday, 23 May | 6:00 pm | Show | German

At the beginning, the re-branding of the Ensemble Musikfabrik was anything but a walk in the park. Q had to endure a very special kind of pitch with some catastrophic feedback before the identity of the renowned orchestra could become visible. This presentation will illustrate why it’s worth persevering in the face of opposition, how the character of the musical ensemble could be simultaneously concealed and revealed, and how a collaboration with the most famous painter in the world came to be.

Matthias Frey

Matthias Frey

Graphic Designer (Wiesbaden)

Matthias Frey was born in 1972 and studied communications design in Wiesbaden and Sydney. After graduation, he worked freelance for various ad agencies in the Frankfurt area before joining Q in 2002. He was named a firm partner in 2007. Among his clients at Q are the Rheingau Music Festival…
Alexander Ginter

Alexander Ginter

Graphic Designer (Wiesbaden)

Alexander Ginter was born in 1982. He received a degree in communications design with an emphasis on corporate design in 2008 from Wiesbaden polytechnic. Immediately following graduation, he hired on with Q, where he works as an art director on branding, editorial design and corporate publishing projects.
Marco Blaauw

Marco Blaauw

Trumpeter (Cologne)

Why the trumpet? “I’ve always had in mind the image of a troubadour, spreading the news through music. I wanted to do that too – with my trumpet. The task I see for me is to further develop the instrument, it’s playing technique, and to initiate new repertoire.” Marco Blaauw…

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