Rose Epple studied in Lyon, Hamburg and in London at the Central Saint Martings College. After her diploma she stayed in London for a number of years, working as a graphic designer, illustrator as well as returning to Central Saint Martina to teach. Two years ago, she moved to Berlin and founded the design agency HOTEL together with a British designer. Her illustrations have appeared in a range of British and German magazines and newapapers. IN 2001 she redesigned the Berlin city magazine Zitty /Berlin’s TimeOut) in collaboration with Bettina Seuffert.