Hi! Im Franzi.
Im a Toronto based multidisciplinary designer and educator
with an aptitude for experimental making and strategic and creative thinking. Curiosity and exploration are what drive my practice.
Design is what grounds me, but I love discovering and exploring the intersection of disciplines.



EXPERIENCE

Freelance, Design Director, March 2022 – present

OCAD University, Sessional Faculty, Toronto, 2013 – 2020/22 – present
Sid Lee, Design Director, Toronto, 2020 – March 2022
York University, Instructor, Toronto, WS 2013 & WS 2022
Bruce Mau Design, Senior Designer, Toronto, 2013 – 2020
Kleiner & Bold, Graphic Designer, Berlin, 2011
EINsichten, Lead Designer, Berlin, 2008 – 2010
Eclat, Graphic Designer, Zurich, 2009



PUBLICATIONS, TALKS & EXHIBITIONS


–Conference Talks–

First Annual Design Educators Conference, 2013
Paper presented: The Creative Process in Graphic Design — Breaking Out of Established Work Modes


–Exhibitions–

Group Exhibition: Swash & Serif 5, Northern Contemporary Gallery, Toronto Group Exhibition, 2018
Group Exhibition: In The Round, Graven Feather Gallery, 2016
Solo Show: Break Out, Samuel J. Zacks Gallery, 2013



EDUCATION

York University, Toronto
MDes, Graphic Design

University of Applied Sciences, Berlin
BA, Communication Design

ESB Mediencollege, Dresden
Diploma, Graphic Design

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