Two weeks of creativity and hands-on experience in one area of graphic design: last Friday, the design project workshops came to a successful end. The students had the chance to learn new techniques and implement their own ideas during four different project workshops.
Recently, journalism professor Markus Ziener was invited as an expert on the BBC radio program "The Briefing Room". Here he discussed how far the war in Ukraine has had an influence on German politics.
Anna Lilly Gansau and Lea Heinert are studying graphic design and visual communication in their 4th semester at Campus Berlin. In 2021, they made their own short film, "Drowning Mind," which received a "Special Mention" at the Meduc Award. They told us in a short interview how the nomination and award came about and what advice they would give students from the design department.
New semester, new skills! Starting May 3, twice a week there will be an online and on-site Adobe beginners' course (in English) for all HMKW students and employees starting at 6 pm. Participation is free of charge!
The 16th International Journalism Festival (IJF) took place in Perugia, Italy, from April 6th to 10th. HMKW professor Dr. Maren Urner presented and discussed the future of journalism with international guests on two panels.
A warm welcome to HMKW: HMKW's first bachelor's and master's degree students will be ceremonially enrolled at all three campuses during the first days of April. The Cologne campus made the start, Berlin had its ceremony today. Frankfurt will welcome their students tomorrow.
In the winter semester 2021/22, students of the B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication had the task of developing a concept for a self-help app in Prof. Rasmus Giesel's course "Interactive Media". After an extensive research phase, in which they created personas, user journeys and prototypes, among other things, they started designing. The final product was a set of click dummies in which users can test the core functions.
From studying design to starting a fashion label: HMKW alumna Nida Temaj has taken a bold step into the future. Together with a friend, she founded FRANK BERLIN - a fashion brand that focuses on mental health issues. We talked with Nida about this exciting project and the highlights of her studies.
As part of a collaboration with ALBA BERLIN, students of the B.A. Graphic Design and Visual Communication developed over 50 design and marketing ideas. The project was focused on the question of which formats and articles could be used to address a young target group and how the club's diverse social activities could be promoted.