Jonas Zieher

Jonas Zieher

Designer & Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Jonas Zieher

Jonas Zieher

Designer & Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Starting his career in Stuttgart, South Germany, Jonas initially worked independently and with design studio L2M3 before he relocated to the UK in 2018, to join the worlds largest independent design studio Pentagram. In 2020 he joined SPIN as Design Director and has been appointed Partner alongside founders Tony Brook and Patricia Finegan in 2021. Jonas has worked for clients such as Apple, The Design Museum London, Herzog & de Meuron and The Hyundai Department Store and is set to launch his new creative company in 2023. Jonas holds a diploma degree in communication design from the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design where he studied under Prof. Patrick Thomas and Prof. Niklaus Troxler.
Projects credited in
  • Waste Age Exhibition at The Design Museum London
    Waste Age Exhibition at The Design Museum LondonWe’re used to defining eras with the shorthand of a single material or technology: after the Stone Age, the Iron Age, the Bronze Age, the Steam Age, the Atomic Age, and the Information Age, London's Design Museum offered one way to describe the present. From October 2021 until February 2022, the museum hosted Waste Age: What Can Design Do?. The exhibition put our relationship with waste into the spotlight, first drawing attention to the role it performs in the economic systems destroying the pl
Work history
    Studio Jonas Zieher logo
    Studio Jonas Zieher logo
    Founder & Creative DirectorStudio Jonas Zieher
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    In a dynamic and uncertain world, the design practice of Jonas Zieher embraces change as an opportunity. With nearly a decade of experience in the creative industry, Jonas believes in the power of collaborative creative experimentation as the basis of an informed design process. With roots in motion graphics and a knack for silkscreen printing, Jonas’ practice thrives on fusing the digital with the tangible, always striving to create projects that speak in a tailor-made, nuanced visual language that reflects his clients ambitions and creates meaningful experiences for their audiences. Over the course of his career Jonas worked across brand identity, motion design, digital design, signage & way-finding and editorial design.
    Spin Studio logo
    Spin Studio logo
    Partner & Design DirectorSpin Studio
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    SPIN is the creative output of a London-based studio which has been rotating between the poles of art and design since 1992. This revolution has so far been televised, animated, printed, photographed, pixelated and painted, but rather than offer singular or static solutions, their vision is for an ongoing dialogue between a conceptual practice and its many applications in the real world. In both the virtual and physical realms, SPIN push and play with such boundaries when making work for the halls of commerce and retail, or for the walls of exhibitions. Always innovative and responsive, but constantly enquiring, SPIN create organic visual languages, lending design impetus to their art projects, while removing the type from typography and giving it a new face. With a foundation in iconoclastic graphic design, SPIN push experimentation ever further beyond this core, into the realisation of diverse formal experiments with multiple outcomes, from public-facing campaigns to unique and limited-edition works of art, with forays into book, poster, motion graphics and screen-based production. Drawing inspiration from all of these fields, it is their hands-on approach which unites these analogue and digital strands of thought, forever orbiting that central focus on bringing ideas and images to life.
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Skills
  • Brand Design
  • Motion Design
  • Digital Design
  • Print Design
  • Poster Design
  • Typography
Education
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    Diplom KommunikationsdesignerStuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
     - Stuttgart, Germany
    During my studies, I had the chance to learn from inspirational teachers like AGI members Prof. Patrick Thomas and Prof. Niklaus Troxler, gaining a deep understanding of the design profession and an expert skill set encompassing visual identities, editorial- and motion design.
Awards
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    Grand PrizeTaiwan International Design Award
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    Polytrade Paper Design AwardMaccau Design Biennale
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