about

Diplom Designer Johannes Baptista Ludwig, Gestaltung Ludwig, Design, Köln, Cologne, Grafikdesign, Art Direction

Communications design

The function of communication design is to transport ordered information. Visual design means to optimize processes and visual offers. Good design is often superficial invisible, but reveals its beauty through detail on a second glance. This is why good design is indispencable for a successful communication.

As a free designer...

… I’ m an expert in creative conception. With my partners and clients I step up to environmental, social, economicaI and technological challenges. I working operational, conceptual and strategical on design ideas and formal aesthetics and implement them precisely.

urban Art & fine Art

Urban art and fine art, balances my design work. Both is determined to each other and is finding its overlaps for example in streetart and illustration. My positions in sculpture, drawing, painting and streetart, are forming my whole.., well I´m crazy about design and art, that drives me!

Academics

  • diploma at the UAS Mainz
  • studies at the bezalel academy of arts and design , Jerusalem
  • scientific officer at the Heinrich Heine university Düsseldorf
  • assistant professor at the university of Siegen

"I create artistic positions also to question myself, to reflect and to develope my personality. Although the focus is on the fun of doing, everything is in the flow, so the result will be authentic and real."

illustration • analog & digital

  • scetch design & detail agreement

  • illustration handmade or digital
  • final drawing & desctop publishing

2d animation • classical animation & stopmotion

  • script & story board

  • animatic & detail agreement
  • character design
  • animation & production
  • i.a. sound recording
  • i.a. cut & sfx

social media content

  • design & detail agreement

  • content creation
  • editorial

corporate design

  • competition & target group analysis
  • design of a visual concept
  • composition
  • logo design
  • colour concept
  • selection of a corporate font
  • design of business papers
  • creation of corporate guidelines (pdf)

screendesign

  • competition & target group analysis

  • design of a visual concept
  • creation of the website
  • no editorial assistance!

wall dress & commission graffiti

  • design of a visual concept
  • composition
  • implementation handmade or digital

awards

  • Lichter Film Award best shortfilm 2009
  • 11. Output award 2008
  • kurzundschön Merrit Award 2007
  • Illustrative Berlin New Talent Award 2007
  • Bezalel Academy Jerusalem foreign exchange scholarship 2006

Solo Exhibitions

2017

  • Galerie de l’Os, Granville, France / La Guerre des Os

2015

  • Galerie jetztamDellplatz, Duisburg / that final day

2014

  • Hessische Staatgalerie HSG, Wiesbaden / boneshakin` drips
  • Galerie Platengarten, Cologne / golden black & fairy cake

2011

  • Neon Chocolate Gallery, Berlin / Mickey Mort & the broken heart

Film Festivals

2013

  • Lichter Filmtage, Frankfurt a.M.

2012

  • Internationales Trickfilm Festival ITFS, Stuttgart

2011

  • Capitol Lichtspielhaus, int. animated shortfilms, Mainz

2009

  • Cinémayence, Instiut Français, Mainz
  • Shorts at moonlight, Bad Soden
  • Lichter Filmtage, Frankfurt a.M.

2008

  • Dan Boutique Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel

2007

  • kurzundschön 07, Köln
  • int. day of animation, Valencia
  • one minute festival, Aarau

Common Exhibition

2018

  • Kulturaggregat, Hilda5, Freiburg / Öl, Holz und Knochen

2015

  • Urban Spree Galerie, Berlin / the black cat project

2014

  • Stroke artfair 9, München

2013

  • Galerie JetztamDellplatz, Duisburg / Platzhirschfestival
  • Flughafen Butzweiler Hof, Köln / ZuBesuch 7
  • Kunstraum H&H, Köln / mainly Wagner
  • Stroke Artfair 8, München
  • Stroke Artfair 8, Berlin
  • Galerie JetztamDellplatz, Duisburg / Sumin 1.0
  • Strychnin Galerie, Berlin / metropolitan group show

2012

  • Stroke artfair 7, Berlin Neon Chocolate Gallery, Berlin / HBC Auktion
  • Galerie Contributed, Berlin / dieärzte auch
  • Galerie Hamburger Botschaft, Hamburg / dieärzte auch
  • die Kunstagentin, Köln / dieärzte auch
  • Galerie art virus ltd, Frankfurt / dieärzte auch
  • Galerie Heitsch, München / dieärzte auch

2011

  • Stroke artfair 5.0, Berlin
  • Studio Lützenkirchen, Köln / Zu Besuch 5

2010

  • Sportcast, Köln / Mickey Mort & the broken heart
  • Kunstkiosk, Hamburg / Mickey Mort & the broken heart

2007

  • Illustrative, Berlin Cinémayence - Instiut Français, Mainz

2006

  • Pengland, Mainz / Penge Lenge Leng!!

Clients

  • Agentur 17 Grad Design
  • Ascent Climbing
  • Atelier PJK
  • besünners Cassellius
  • B.E.S.T. Swagelok GmbH
  • Agentur Birchcove
  • Agentur brandrelation GmbH
  • DER Touristik
  • Deutsche Standards Editionen GmbH
  • EMP Studios
  • Agentur Fink & Fuchs GmbH
  • Agentur Huth & Wenzel GmbH
  • Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
  • Hot Action Records
  • Irre Kochen
  • Kirschenpflücker e.V.
  • Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH
  • LBB Rheinlandpfalz
  • MASX
  • MKK Dortmund
  • office4you GmbH
  • Oliver-El-Fayoumi
  • Pony Productions GmbH
  • Reelport GmbH
  • Rheinbahn AG
  • Swagelok B.E.S.T.
  • Telekom AG
  • Universität Siegen
  • Universität Witten Herdecke
  • VHS Ochsenfurt
  • Vrohstoff
  • WDRmediagroup GmbH
  • Würth Eisos GmbH
  • Agentur Zorn Werbung