Anja Leidel

Freelance Graphic Designer

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About me

 

› shape My design know-how was developed above all at the home of Bauhaus ― the University of Weimar in Germany. I am passionate about minimalism, modernism, colorful geometric shapes and good words. Visionaries such as Unimark, Paul Rand, Otl Aicher, Peter Zumthor, Sofia Coppola, David Lynch and Tomato inspire me. › experience 2014—2016 Feingespinst Verlag (publisher, designer) 2010—2010 Department of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony (design consultant) 1999—2016 Design studio KONO Design und Technologie GmbH (co-founder, designer) 1994—1996 various architectural studios (freelancer, intern) › education 1996— 1997 FH Georg-Simon-Ohm Nürnberg, Germany, Communication Design 1997—2002 Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany, media designer (diploma, grade 1) › appreciations 2013 Nominierung für den MfG Award 2013 (Kategorie Emotion) (Jubiläumsbuch 125) 2011 iF Communication Design Award 2011 (precious set of brochures for print shop) 2011 Nominierung Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2012 2010 iF Communication Design Award 2010 (www.zoo-hannover.de – now offline) 1999 Europrix Multimedia Awards, Nominee for Students Award (cd-rom »the flow«)

Skills

 

  • Concept
  • Layout
  • Typography
  • Creative Consulting
  • Branding Design
  • Corporate Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Stationery
  • Tablet Publishing
  • Book Design

Education

2002

Media Design

Bauhaus University Weimar

Apr 1997 - Apr 2002
  • Weimar, Germany
  • media designer (diploma, grade 1)

Awards

2016

Nominierung für den MfG Award 2013 (Kategorie Emotion)

MfG Award

  • Nominierung für den MfG Award 2013 (Kategorie Emotion) for Sparkassenverband Niedersachsen, set including anniversary photo book, annual report, archive booklet, invitation to the anniversary party — and a collector's slipcase with hole cut.

2012

Nominee for Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2012

German Design Award

  • for »Perfektion« — a precious set of brochures for print shop

2011

iF Communication Design Award

iF Design

  • iF Communication Design Award 2011 for »Perfektion« — a precious set of brochures for print shop