Hi! Im Franzi.
Im a multi-disciplinary 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 things.


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


–Conference Talks & Publications–
Slanted Magazine 40, Experimental Type 2.0, Slanted Publisher, 2023
First Annual Design Educators Conference, 2013
Paper presented: The Creative Process in Graphic Design — Breaking Out of Established Work Modes


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


York University, Toronto
MDes, Graphic Design

University of Applied Sciences, Berlin
BA, Communication Design

ESB Mediencollege, Dresden
Diploma, Graphic Design

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