EDCH–Salon


The Idea-Conference for Editorial Design, Visual Storytelling and Digital Content

Inspiration pur für Gestalter aller Art – Europas größte Editorial Design Conference EDCH wird 2019 zum Salon der Ideen. Im spannenden Dreieck zwischen Editorial Design, Visual Storytelling und Digital Content entstehen die innovativsten und erfolgreichsten Ideen für Marken, Kommunikation und Vertrieb. EDCH spürt die Erfinder, die Visionäre und Macher auf, blickt mit ihnen gemeinsam hinter die Kulissen und über den Tellerrand. 2019 erstmals in der Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film (HFF).

Drei hochkarätige Workshops*, Ausstellung, Sessions, Party, Performances and more

*Workshops am Donnerstag, 14. März 2019:
• Spitzenworkshop – Edel Rodriguez plus Stefan Kiefer 
(siehe Video weiter unten!)
• Infographics – Simon Scarr
• Visual Storytelling – Larry Buchanan

Die EDCH ist eine Non-Profit-Conference. Sie wird veranstaltet von der EDCH Foundation e.V. in Kooperation mit der Typographischen Gesellschaft München (tgm) mit Unterstützung von Kochan & Partner im Rahmen der Münchner Designwoche MCBW (Munich Creative Business Week). Unterstützt von bayern design und gefördert durch das Bayerische Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Landesentwicklung, und Energie.

Gekaufte Tickets können nicht storniert werden, sind aber übertragbar. Bitte geben Sie uns vorab Bescheid.

Location

AUDIMAXX
Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film, HFF
Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1, 80333 München


Datum

Donnerstag, 14. März bis Samstag, 16. März 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

13:45

LUNCH BREAK 



18:00

REGISTRATION | EDCH – THE IDEA SALON

19:00

WELCOME NOTE

19:30

PETR VAN BLOKLAND

Keynote


STAGE DISCUSSION



CLOSING NOTE

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

9:00

REGISTRATION

10:00

WELCOME NOTE


10:30

RODERICK STANLEY

Good Trouble – Independent publishing, storytelling and social change


11:15

VALENTINA EGOAVIL MEDINA

Suspira Magazine

“Dread and Desire”

11:45

BREAK

12:15

AUDREY FONDECAVE

“TOO MUCH Magazine of Romantic Geography”

13:00

NATASSA PAPPA

Desired Landscapes

The designer as editor

13:45

LUNCH BREAK

14:45

SABINE DEVINS & JAN SCHWOCHOW

Infographics Group

Creative-driven scrollytelling

15:30

MARTIN GRÖDL & MORITZ RESL

Process — Studio

Neue Visuelle Instrumente

16:00

BREAK

16:30

ERIC RODENBECK

Stamen

17:15

LARRY BUCHANAN

The New York Times

Visual Journalism at The New York Times

17:45

KATE ASHTON

Beyond Words Studio

“Creating narratives with data”

18:15

BREAK

18:45

TIZIANA ALOCCI & PIERO ZAGAMI

Market Cafe Mag

“Engaging conversations”

19:15

MARY MICHEL RIZK

“Understanding the Empathy Gap of Terror Incidents”

19:45

SIMON SCARR

ThomsonReuters

“Deconstructing data storytelling”

20:30

CLOSING NOTE

Saturday, march 16

9:00

REGISTRATION

10:00

WELCOME NOTE

10:30

HOLGER WINDFUHR

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

11:15

MIGUEL REYES

Commercial Type 

Canela, Defying classifications

11:45

BREAK

12:15

HASSÂN AL MOHTASIB

“Chefredakteur – Art Director, Wort – Bild: Ringen um Bedeutung.”

12:45

EDCHBOUM
CAMILLE WAKED
PAUL ESLAGE
LILIANE ADAMEK
RÜDIGER QUASS VON DEYEN

Student Magazines

13:30

CLARA WEINREICH

SLANTED

13:45

LUNCH BREAK

14:45

ANDREAS VOLLERITSCH

GG “The Constitution as Magazine

15:30

FRANK WAGNER & MIA ZLOBINSKI

Talk about nomad

16:00

RALF GRAUEL & JOHANNES ERLER

Circle of content: Kommunikation für Theater

16:30

BREAK

17:00

JENS RADÜ

Ten Points to a Well-done Multimedia Story

17:30

IAN BIRCH

Revolutionary Magazine Covers - and the stories behind them

18:00

LESBAR

Book Project

18:15

BREAK

18:45

JAN VON HOLLEBEN

How to play with your clients

19:15

MARC BURKHARDT

“Finding Your Voice”

19:45

EDEL RODRIGUEZ

“On Freedom and Risk”

20:30

CLOSING NOTE



CONFERENCE PARTY



CHANGES RESERVED




Speakers

Edel Rodriguez

Artist, Anti-Trump Illustrator

Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana, Cuba in 1971. In 1980 Rodriguez and his family boarded a boat and left for America during the Mariel boatlift. They settled in Miami where Rodriguez was introduced to and influenced by American pop culture for the first time. Rodriguez has received commissions to create artwork for numerous clients, including The New York Times, TIME Magazine, Der Spiegel, The New Yorker. His work regularly appears in ad campaigns, book covers, and art shows world wide. Rodriguez's artwork is in the collections of a variety of institutions, including the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C., as well as in numerous private collections.
Join his and Stefan Kiefers Twin-Workshop On Thursday, March 14.

Stefan Kiefer

Art director, illustrator, musician

Born on the island of Sylt, since 1984 illustrator and art director for many renowned national and international publishers, agencies and firms. From 1996 he worked for SPIEGEL for 18 years, 14 of which as cover design and art director. In late 2014 he founded the HONGKONG STUDIOS in a former warehouse in Hamburg's HafenCity: a creative laboratory for workshops, graphic design, coaching, art, music and yoga on over 400 colorful square metres. Stefan Kiefer today works as a freelance creative director for various projects, gives workshops and lectures to creative persons and managers regularly, gets booked as Jazz&Funk DJ "Captain Shakti" for cultural events, or performs live-acts with his Band HONG KONG FIVE and rents out his large loft on a daily-basis for workshops, seminars and special events.
Join his and Edel Rodriguez Twin-Workshop on Thursday, March 14.

Marc Burckhardt

Artist & Illustrator

Marc Burckhardt's paintings have been commissioned by Gucci, Porsche, SLS Resorts, Stag's Leap Vineyards, TIME, Rolling Stone, the New York Times, Random House, and Pentagram Design. His gallery work includes exhibitions at Art Basel, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Affenfaust, Paul Roosen Contemporary. Marc’s work has won numerous awards, including Gold & Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators and Cannes Lion, as well as a Grammy for Best Limited Edition Box Set Packaging. He is past President of the Illustration Conference (ICON) and chairman of the NY Society of Illustrators 47th Annual. A former instructor at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, he was named Texas State Artist by the Texas Legislature and the Texas Commission on the Arts, and is a recipient of the Hamilton King Award.

Simon Scarr

Deputy Head of Graphics, ThomsonReuters

Thomson Reuters is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider. Simon is responsible for directing information graphic products, managing the graphics desk in Singapore and working closely with teams in London and New York on projects ranging from breaking news to investigative reports.
The Reuters Graphics team have been recognised with a number of prestigious information graphics, data visualisation, and design awards by organisations such as the Society of News Design, the Global Editors Network, WAN-IFRA, the Society of Publishers in Asia, and more.
Join the all-day Infographics-Workshop with Simon on Thursday, 14 Mar 2019.

Kate Ashton

Art Director, Beyond Words Studio

Kate is the Art Director at Beyond Words Studio, which specialises in creating narratives with data. With over twelve years of experience, she has worked with clients such as The Gates Foundation, Wired, Lonely Planet, Time Out, and Bloomberg.

Jan von Holleben

Photographer

“I once ruled the worlds. Not just one, but many. I ruled them with mirrors and lenses. I ruled them with light and shadow and time. Sometimes I ruled with a trick of the eye. Through my camera, an entire cosmos took shape, and each world within it seemed to operate by a certain unfamiliar logic, like a sort of magical clockwork.”
Jan photographs for commercial as well as editorial clients. His books are mainly published by Beltz Verlag, Thienemann Esslinger, Thames & Hudson as well as Little Steidl. His work is exhibited worldwide and won him numerous prestigious awards.

Ian Birch

Writer, consultant

Ian Birch has edited, launched and re-launched multiple publications in London, New York, Milan and Sydney. Most recently, he was editorial director at Hearst Media on both sides of the Atlantic, overseeing classic brands such as Harpers Bazaar, Esquire, Elle and Cosmopolitan. Ian won the Mark Boxer Award for lifetime achievement at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. His first book, UNCOVERED: Revolutionary Magazine Covers (Cassell, 2108) is an oral history of some of the industry’s most impactful covers told in the words of the people who created them.

Michael Wolff

Designer

Michael Wolff (*1933) ist kreativer Designer mit 50 Jahren Erfahrung, einem offenen Geist und einem riesigen Talentnetzwerk. Er war Mitgründer einer der weltweit berühmtesten Designagenturen, Wolff Olins, und gilt heute als führender Markendenker. Wolff hält Vorträge auf der ganzen Welt, ist Schirmherr des »Inclusive Design Challenge« des Royal College of Art – wo er auch als Senior Fellow aktiv ist, Mitglied der »Design and Technology Alliance against crime«, Gastprofessor an der »University of the Arts« in London und Initiator wie Begleiter unzähliger visionärer Gestaltungsprojekte. Außerdem berät und gestaltet er mit »Michael Wolff & Company« in London Kunden wie 3i, Mothercare und Ministry of Sound in Großbritannien, Citibank und Citigroup in den USA und eine neue Bank in Russland.

Natassa Pappa

Publisher, Desired Landscapes

Born in Athens, Natassa Pappa is a graphic designer using the city as a source or as a medium. After 10 years of working in the graphic design field, she now runs a small publishing house under the name [Street] (Design) [Words] with editions that explore and question the representation of the urban experience. With ongoing projects such as “Into Stoas”, she expands her design spectrum through writing, walking lectures and urban research workshops. Her works have been awarded and featured in Greece and abroad and she is currently the co-ordinator of the Graphic Design Program at Deree – The American College of Greece, where she also teaches. Her latest brainchild Desired Landscapes magazine is distributed in selected stores around the world.

Valentina Egoavil Medina

Founder and Editor, Suspira Magazine

Valentina is a writer, editor and creative director based in London. She is the founder, editor and creative director of award-winning Suspira Magazine, a feminist horror publication that dissects sinister subjects through a feminine lens. In addition to that, Valentina is also co-founder of Dreadful Press, an independent publisher and brand consultancy that specialises in print publications, brand identities, social media and content strategies.

Eric Rodenbeck

CEO and Creative Director, Stamen Design

Stamen Design builds beautiful, playful, technically sophisticated projects for clients from Digital Globe to the Dalai Lama to scientists around the world. Uniquely interdisciplinary, his work also intersects with the world of fine art, has been exhibited worldwide & is in the permanent collection of MoMA & the Smithsonian.

Martin Grödl und Moritz Resl

Partners and Creative Directors at Process — Studio for Art and Design

Moritz Resl works at the intersection of graphic design and software development. He is interested in the creation of new visual tools for artistic exploration and in how an experimental approach can influence and inform the design process. His work has won international awards including Type Directors Club, ARC and LACP Vision awards. He has been featured in design publications like Dezeen, The Type Directors Club Annual, Gizmodo and The New York Times among others. 

Martin Grödl participated multiple times in Google’s Summer of Code working on further development of the Processing programming language and was guest artist and researcher for Motion Bank in Frankfurt. He taught courses including Introduction to Programming, Physical Computing with Arduino and Generative Graphic Design for Printmaking at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and tutored courses including Data-modelling, Database systems, Distributed Systems and Semi-structured Data at the Vienna University of Technology. His work has been featured in WEAVE magazine, Motion Bank: Starting Points & Aspirations and others.

Larry Buchanan

Graphics editor, The New York Times

Larry Buchanan is a journalist at The New York Times. He’s skiied with Mikaela Shiffrin (he fell), been on a balance beam with Simone Biles (he almost fell), diagrammed Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest, and flown a drone over the Panama Canal. As a part of the graphics desk at the Times, Buchanan has published more than 100 pieces of journalism in many different forms. He also serves as an adjunct at the School of Visual Arts, where he teaches a course on information graphics.
Join a half-day Workshop on Visual Storytelling with Larry on Thursday, 14 Mar 2019.

Mary Michel Rizk

Information Designer

Mary Rizk is a visual designer whereby research and data visualization become a strong foundation to investigate different social issues. Once she acquired her Master studies in Integrated Design, research played an important role in her process to develop reliable insights to her visual outputs. You will often see her talking about how design in journalism can change people’s views on today’s world issues.

Tiziana Alocci

Co-founder of Market Cafe Mag and freelance information designer

Tiziana is an 'award-waiting' information designer (DensityDesign Alumni) and Visiting Lecturer at London College of Communication (LCC). She is the co-founder of Market Cafe Magazine, the world's first mag dedicated to data visualization. Her studio is based in London where she works independently with international award-winning agencies and high-profile clients to bring their data to life.

Piero Zagami

Co-founder of Market Cafe Mag and freelance information designer

Piero is an award-winning graphic designer who enjoys transforming data into meaningful and compelling narratives; he also enjoys writing up about it in magazines, or letting other people talk about it in events he curates. Piero currently works as freelance information designer from his studio in London.

Hassân al Mohtasib

Art Director

Born in Amman (Jordan). Studied communication design in Kassel and at the Kunstakademie Stuttgart under Hans-Georg Pospischil. After a work stay in Cairo (Egypt) for a book publishing house, worked for the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich (Germany) as an infographic editor and designer and participated in creating the weekend volume of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Later as freelancer for die ZEIT in Hamburg. Between 2016 and 2018 Art Director of WirtschaftsWoche in Düsseldorf. Since 2018 works as a designer for book publishers and cultural institutions and as a lecturer for visual journalism in Munich and Hamburg. Multiple European Newspaper Award winner, Red Dot Award, Lead Award, Dpa Infographic Award, and was nominated in 2018 for the Henri Nannen Prize with a group project.

Audrey Fondecave

Artist and Co-Founder, TOO MUCH Magazine

Born in France, Audrey has lived and worked in Tokyo since 2001 where she shares her time between working as an art educator for children, her own artistic practice and writing articles for magazines and books. Audrey helped design and curate the music and culture magazine OK Fred, and in 2010, Audrey co-founded TOO MUCH: Magazine of Romantic Geography. TOO MUCH Magazine is reflective of many of Audrey’s interests in art and design — particularly in regards to the symbiotic relationship between people and the cities in which they live. Audrey frequently combines her work as an art educator and editor at TOO MUCH Magazine through conceptualising and artistically directing events such as The Mirage and the Migrant at The Center for Cosmic Wonder and The Romantic Geography Public Study with Masanao Hirayama at Tokyo Cultuart by Beams.

Roderick Stanley

Founder/Editor

Roderick Stanley was editor of Dazed & Confused magazine for seven years (2005–12), has written for a variety of other magazines and newspapers including The Times and AnOther Magazine, and two years ago launched Good Trouble, an annual broadsheet newspaper about the intersection of arts and culture with protest and activism, designed by Richard Turley. The first issue won a D&AD award in 2017, and the second issue won Magazine of the Year at the 2018 Stack Awards.

Johannes Erler

Designer, Art Director

Johannes Erler, *1965, studierte Kommunikationsdesign und arbeitete für Lo Breier, Erik Spiekermann und Neville Brody, bevor er 1993 Factor Design mitgründete und zu einem der meistausgezeichneten, deutschen Designer wurde. 2010  gründete er BJE Bureau Johannes Erler, das in den Bereichen Corporate Design und Editorial Design für Unternehmen, Institutionen und Verlage aus Wirtschaft (z.B. Mercedes-Benz), Politik (z.B. Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg) und Kultur (z.B. Staatstheater Stuttgart und Deutsche Oper Berlin) arbeitet. Von 2012 bis 2014 war Erler auch Art Director des Magazins Stern. Erler ist Herausgeber und Autor verschiedener Bücher über Design (z.B. Monografie Erik Spiekermann), Kolumnist des Designmagazins PAGE, Sprecher auf Konferenzen und Mitglied verschiedener Designjurys. Er lebt mit seiner Frau, zwei Söhnen und Hund in Hamburg.

Ralf Grauel

Wirtschaftsjournalist, Publizist und Berater

Ralf Grauel ist Wirtschaftsjournalist, Publizist und Berater. Er ist Erfinder und Herausgeber des Sachbuch-Bestsellers »Deutschland verstehen« und hat zehn Jahre als Redakteur und Autor für »brand eins« und »brand eins Wissen« gearbeitet, davor als Reporter für das »Zeit Magazin«. Grauel lebt in Berlin und entwickelt mit seinem Team Bücher, Magazine und Kommunikations-Plattformen für Marken, Regionen und Institutionen. Arbeiten, die Grauel für Kunden und Agenturpartner entwickelte, haben zahlreiche nationale und internationale Preise gewonnen (ADC Deutschland, BCM, DA&D, One Show, Fox, Mercury, Red Dot und German Design Award). Ralf Grauel ist Mitglied im Art Directors Club Deutschland und seit Jahren Juryvorsitzender für Corporate Publishing. Aktuelle Kunden: Bosch, bulthaup, Die Staatstheater Stuttgart, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Walter Knoll, Wempe.

Andreas Volleritsch

Creative Director

Andreas Volleritsch ist Mitbegründer und Creativ Direktor des Editorial Design Büros NEUBAUDESIGN das sich auf die Konzeption, Beratung und Neugestaltung von Magazinen, Zeitungen und Büchern spezialisiert hat. Der Österreicher lebt und designed nach dem Motto: Nur wer Neues wagt, Dinge ausprobiert, andere Wege geht – und dabei das Scheitern mit einkalkuliert – wird etwas verändern und wirklich Neues hervorrufen, im Großen und im Kleinen. So entstanden auch die sehr ungewöhnlichen Projekt: »GG Das Grundgesetz als Magazin« und »Das Neue Testament als Magazin.« Zur Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft 2014 gestaltete Volleritsch eine Magazin-Serie, die in seiner Wucht und Großzügigkeit begeisterte. Volleritsch ist Mitglied im Art Directors Club (ADC) und seit 2004 Dozent an der FH Joanneum in Graz für Editorial Design. Zu seinen Kunden zählen: AZ Medien in Zürich, Bauer Verlag in New York, Burda Verlag in München, Dahler & Company in Hamburg, Design Offices in München, u. v. m.

Miriam Zlobinski

Visual Historian, Bildredakteurin und Kuratorin

Sie promoviert an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin mit dem Thema „Das politische Bild in der alten Bundesrepublik. Eine kritische Annäherung an das kollektive Bildgedächtnis am Beispiel des Fotojournalismus der Illustrierten Stern.“ Das Studium der Geschichte, Kunstgeschichte und Skandinavistik schloss sie 2014 mit dem publizierten Sonderdruck zur „Volksgenossin in der Modefotografie (1937-1939)“ ab. Sie ist ausgebildete Journalistin und Moderatorin und war Mitglied der Bildredaktionsklasse an der Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie. Redaktionelle Beiträge entstanden u.a. für den RBB und das ZDF. Theorie und öffentlichen Diskurs bringt sie bei zahlreichen Panels und Talks zusammen, u.a. zu „Das schöne Bild. Automatisierte Bilderwelten“ im Roten Salon der Volksbühne.
Sie ist Gründerin des interdisziplinären Arbeitskreises Foto:Diskurs.
Bildredaktionell arbeitet sie mit Barbara Stauss neben anderen fotografischen Projekten für das Jahrbuch «Fotos für die Pressefreiheit». Kurationen erfolgten für das Festival „Theater der Demokratie“ 2016 oder zum Global Forum on Migration im Auswärtigen Amt Berlin 2017.
Sie hat einen Koffer und ihren Schreibtisch in Berlin.

Frank Wagner

Gründer und Geschäftsführer

Gründer und Geschäftsführer der Design- und Markenagentur hw.design, die seit 1995 Unternehmen von StartUp bis DAX-Größe bei unterschiedlichsten Projekten begleitet, angefangen von Corporate Reporting bis zur Entwicklung von Markenidentität und Markenkommunikation. Frank Wagner ist Herausgeber und Chefredakteur von nomad, dem mehrfach preisgekrönten Design- und Gesellschaftsmagazins sowie Autor des 2015 im Hermann Schmidt Verlag veröffentlichten Buchs „The Value of Design“. Er studierte Grafikdesign in Stuttgart und arbeitete als Art Director u.a. für h,t,p design in München und Scholz & Friends in Hamburg bevor er 1996 die Agentur häfelinger + wagner design mitgründete. Er ist Mitglied im Type Directors Club New York, der Typografischen Gesellschaft München, des IF Design und Mitglied im DDC - Deutscher Designer Club Frankfurt/Main.

Rüdiger Quass von Deyen

Designer

Rüdiger Quass von Deyen hat der FH Düsseldorf studiert, arbeitete als Art Director für Gruner + Jahr und die Handelsblatt Gruppe. Er ist Founder + Partner der KD1 Designagentur, die in den Bereichen Editorial Design und Corporate Communication für Institutionen, Verlage und Unternehmen analoge und digitale Medien entwickelt. Seit 2004 ist Rüdiger Professor für Kommuninaktionsdesign mit dem Schwerpunkt Editorial Design an der Münster School of Design der FH Münster und Mitgründer der Designconference FURE. The Future of Reading. Er pendelt zwischen Münster und Köln, wo aktuell sein Lebensmittelpunkt ist, wird diesen aber irgendwann mit Sicherheit nach München verlegen. 

Paul Eslage

Designer

Paul Eslage lebt und arbeitet in Münster. Im Sommer 2018 absolvierte er seinen Bachelor of Arts im Schwerpunkt Kommunikationsdesign an der Münster School of Design. Während seines Studiums war er in verschiedene Editorial Design Projekte involviert. Durch ein Praktikum und eine weitere Zusammenarbeit mit der Type Foundry „TypeMates“ festigt sich seine Leidenschaft für Schriftgestaltung. Gepaart mit Corporate Design macht dies den derzeitigen Fokus seiner Arbeit aus. Sein Bachelor-Projekt „Reso“, eine Online-Plattform und Fanzine-Reihe für die tiefere Auseinandersetzung mit Musik, wurde als beste Bachelorarbeit des Semesters ausgezeichnet. Außerdem fand das Projekt einen Platz in der „Young Talents“-Rubrik der „Novum“ 12/2018.

Camille Waked

Designer

Camille studierte Kommunikationsdesign in Münster und entwickelte für ihre Bachelorarbeit das Konzept von „manmade“. Ein Magazin, das sich dem Thema Grenzen widmet und ihre Vorliebe für Design zeigt, bei dem sie ihr Interesse an gesellschaftlichen und kulturellen Aspekten verbinden kann. Die erste Ausgabe setzte sie in der libanesischen Hauptstadt Beirut um. Seit kurzem lebt und arbeitet sie in Berlin.

Liliane Henrike Adamek

Designerin

Liliane studiert seit dem Sommer 2016 Kommunikationsdesign an der FH Dortmund. Im Rahmen eines Gestaltungsmoduls zum Thema Ruhrpott/Ortsbeschreibungen entstand das Zeitungsmagazin „Ich geh ma eben anne Bude – Menschen & Geschichten“, das sich nicht nur mit dem Phänomen Kiosk sondern viel mehr mit den Personen dahinter beschäftigt und einen persönlichen Einblick in den Alltag eines Kioskbesitzers bietet.

Miguel Reyes

Type Designer

Miguel Reyes (born 1984), originally from Puebla, Mexico, studied graphic design at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla before working as a type designer, graphic designer, and publication designer in Barcelona and Mexico City, then studied type design at CEGestalt, School of Design in Mexico City. He later attended the Type and Media Masters course at KABK in the Hague and began working with Commercial Type at the beginning of 2013. His work has been honored by the New York Type Directors Club, the Latin American Biennial of Typography, and by the Fine Press Book Association.

Jan Schwochow

Founder and CEO

Jan Schwochow, an infographic specialist and journalist since 26 years, was the art director of Stern magazine’s infographics and today is the founder and CEO of the Infographics Group, which has received numerous awards. He’s the author of the bestsellers "Understanding Germany" and "The Global Economy as You've Never Seen It".

Sabine Devins

Chief Editor

Sabine Devins tells stories using data, journalism and technology. Her past work includes Global National News and the Vancouver Sun in her native Canada, as well as freelance work for the Wall Street Journal, Spiegel Online and Handelsblatt Today, reporting on business, politics, technology as well as women’s issues. Today, she works at the INFOGRAPHICS GROUP with designers, developers and experts in emerging technology like VR and AR, to bring stories to light for clients like the New York Times, Lufthansa Group, museums and publishers. Sabine has a B.A. in political science from Simon Fraser University and a Graduate Certificate in Journalism from Langara College in Vancouver, Canada.

Petr van Blokland

Type designer, educator, author

Petr van Blokland (1956) is the co-owner of Buro Petr van Blokland + Claudia Mens, founded in 1982. He graduated cum laude from the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague in 1980 and studied Industrial Design at Delft Technical University. His special interest is in typography, type design, automation of the design process, theory and developing software tools. Van Blokland lectured at the Academy of Arts in Arnhem (1984 – 1989), at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague (1988 – present) and at the Master Institute of AKV St. Joost in Den Bosch (2010 - present).

Van Blokland received the Charles Peignot Award for typography of AtypI, the Association Typographique International, in 1988 and was Board Member from 1996 to 2003. He was co-founder and CTO for The Health Agency, publisher of online health information, from 2001 to 2006. 

Besides lecturing, his current focus is on international projects, related to typography and type design. He also is co-founder of webtype.com and typenetwork.com, for which type design tools are developed. **Type Network** is also the location of his type foundry TYPETR http://typetr.typenetwork.com. The online study environment http://DesignDesign.Space started in 2017.

Sven Ehmann

Head of Think Tank

Sven Ehmann heads the innovation department of the Berlin-based visualization company Infographics Group. With a small team of experts he explores the intersection between emerging technologies, visual storytelling and relevant topics. Recent projects of the team involve augmented reality, machine learning, image and voice recognition and emotional data visualization. In the past Sven was the creative director of publishing company gestalten, curator of several design exhibitions and speaker at design conferences around there world. As a passion project he founded Junior Lab a workshop series were kids learn about the creative and playful use of hardware and software.

Holger Windfuhr

Art Director

Holger Windfuhr ist in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA geboren und aufgewachsen. Er studierte Psychologie an der Universität von Michigan und anschließend Grafikdesign am Lehrinstitut für Grafische Gestaltung (U5) in München. Das Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Programm absolvierte er 2010. Er begann als Designer in der Gründungsmannschaft des „Focus“ und wechselte danach zur deutschen Ausgabe von „Forbes“. Nach der Gründung eines Internet-Start-ups in New York folgten Stationen bei Condé Nast und Time Inc. in New York sowie Gruner + Jahr in Köln. Sechzehn Jahre lang war er zunächst Art Director, dann Creative Director der „Wirtschaftswoche“. Seine Titelbilder haben über die Jahre zahlreiche Preise erhalten. Seit Januar 2017 Art Director der F.A.Z.

Jens Radü

Journalist

Jens Radü, Jahrgang 1979, Kind des Ruhrgebiets. Hat 2006 das Multimedia-Ressort bei SPIEGEL ONLINE aufgebaut. Seit 2010 leitet er das Multimedia-Team beim SPIEGEL, das Videos und Multimedia-Reportagen für die digitale Ausgabe produziert, darunter die wöchentliche Visual Story. Internationaler Journalistenpreis 2010, Jury-Mitglied beim KAUSA-Medienpreis, Trainer und Dozent unter anderem bei der Akademie für Publizistik/Hamburg, beim ifp/München oder der ems Babelsberg.

Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer

Type designer

A trained photographer, Rainer Erich (‘Eric’) Scheichelbauer (b. 1977 in Vienna, Austria) holds both a philosophy and a Dutch studies degree. He creates typefaces, works as a digital punchcutter for other type designers, and gives type design workshops on a regular basis. Since he has joined the Glyphs team in 2012, he has been writing articles, tutorials, and Python scripts, as well as the blog and the handbook. He lives and works in Vienna, where he runs his type studio Schriftlabor.

Guntram Haeffner-de Greiff

Pianist

Guntram ist Pianist und Anwalt. Als Pianist begleitet er gerne Veranstaltungen musikalisch und erspürt die Seele eines Events mit dem Instrument. So kennt sein Repertoire auch keine starren Schubladen, sondern wird geleitet von der Atmosphäre im Raum und der Interaktion der Akteure.


More Speakers to be announced soon ...





Simultaneous Translation

The Conference will be translated simultaneously on Friday and Saturday, German – English and vice versa.
Headphones will be available at the registration.

Kaffee & Tee

Fees include coffee and tea and snacks during the breaks (lunch on your own).

Pop-up Store

SODABOOKS Pop-up Store will be available upstairs at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film, HFF. Follow the signs.

Location

AUDIMAXX
Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film, HFF

Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1, 80333 München
Tramhaltestelle Karolinenplatz oder Pinakotheken

   Impressions of EDCH-Conference 2018

   Photocredit: Michi Bundscherer, Susanne Goertz, Norman Posselt

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