Patrick Marc Sommer is co-publisher and editor of the magazine Design made in Germany. He works freelance in Berlin, specialising in publication design and production, with a focus on typography. His projects have included books, magazines, and annual reports, among others. Sommer was a member of the jury for the European Design Award from 2013 to 2017, as well as for the Stiftung Buchkunst competitions “Förderpreis für junge Buchgestaltung 2016” and “Die Schönsten deutschen Bücher 2017”.
Vanessa Schnurre is an artistic advisor and assistant professor for communications design at the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel. In addition to acting as an artistic advisor on student projects, she works as freelance communications designer for cultural institutions, start-ups, and various small businesses, tackling their editorial design, packaging, corporate [RMS1] identity, information design, and event management. In 2016, she organised a three-day symposium at Muthesius called “Pure North – Scandinavian Graphic Design in terms of cultural identity”, with international lectures and workshops.