Department of Design Teaching Staff

Teaching (Selection)

  • Design History
  • Design Process and Creativity
  • Media Technology
  • Layout and Prepress
  • Environmental Design

Research and Teaching Focus

  • Design Theory and Graphic Design
  • Signage

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009-2015

 

University of Lapland, Rovaniemi (Finland): doctoral degree: Doctor of Arts (grade: eximia cum laude approbatur)

1998-2002

 

Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule (University), Wuppertal (Germany): diploma: Diplom, Kommunikations-Design II

1992-1996

Fachhochschule Augsburg (university of applied sciences), Augsburg (Germany): diploma: Diplom, Kommunikations-Design (FH)

1994-1995

Rovaniemi Institute of Arts, Rovaniemi (Finland): exchange visiting student at Rovaniemen Taide- ja Käsiteollisuus-oppilaitos

1989-1991

Fachhochschule München (university of applied sciences), Munich (Germany): diploma study programme: printing-press engineer (until the pre-degree)

1986-1989

Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Bavaria (Germany): apprenticeship as reprographic artist/retouching, artwork- and airbrush designer examination: Gehilfenbrief (journeyman's certificate)

Work Experience

Teaching:

since 2013

 

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft, Cologne (Germany): Professor for graphic design, design theory, design history, signage and guidance design and visual communication and coordinator for student exchanges (ERASMUS and other programmes)

2008-2013

 

HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft, Berlin (Germany): Director of the degree programme "Graphic Design and Visual Communication" (B.A.); Curricular Planning and development of the study program "Graphic Design and Visual Communication" (B.A.); Conceptual co-development of the program "Communication Design" (M.A.)

since 2007

University of Lapland, Rovaniemi (Finland): lecturer in visual communication at Taiteiden tiedekunta Faculty of Art and Design

2004-2006

bm Bildung in Medienberufen, Cologne (Germany): lecturer in visual communication; Curriculum development, organization and planning of public exhibitions, funding, transfer between schools and industry

1999-2000Bertelsmann Editorial, Munich (Germany): Inhouse Trainer Design and Typography

1996-1998

BIT (Institute for Adult Education), Ulm (Germany): Lecturer

1996-1998Akademie U5, Munich (Germany): Lecturer in typography

 

Practice:

since 2005

 

Creative Director and Creative Consultant for design management, corporate design and corporate communication; Budgets: Agiplan (Corporate-Design Entw.), Altana AG, BYK-Chemie (Corporate- Design dev.), Docura, EnBW, eon Kraftwerke, Flughafen Düsseldorf International (guiding system Non Aviation), HEWI, Learntec, Toshiba Corporation et al.

1998-2004

Art Director at various advertising and design agencies: inter alia BBDO, ek3, Grey Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather, Vok Dams, Budgets: BMW, Deutsche Post, E-Plus (Corporate-Design Dev.), Hülsta, KarstadtQuelle, KQFS (Corporate-Design Dev.), Metrorapid (NRW), Nokia, Orange, Provencial, P & G, Smart, Swirl, Thyssen-Krupp Serv, VW

1996-1998founding the advertising agency Raffel & Partner, Neu-Ulm (Germany) Budgets: Ebner Verlag, EuroLaser, Kieser Verlag, Ravensburger Verlag et al.
1993-1996

book designer at Rudolf P. Gorbach/Gauting (Germany); Budgets: DIN - Deutsches Institut für Normung, Max Hueber Verlag, Thauros Verlag, Vereinsbank, Jugend musiziert et al.

1990-1992lithographer, reprographic artist/retouching / DTP-operator

Conferences and Publications

Conferences

2017 Nov.   IIID Traffic & Transport Forum, Linz (Austria), ›Information as a (Public) Service‹ speaker: »Guidance designed with everyone in mind.«

2014 Nov.   21th NIC Symposium on Intercultural. Communication. Reykjavík, Iceland: »Language, Culture and Communication«; speaker: »Lost in translation« or ›How to communicate with shared common spaces using icons?‹

2014 Nov.   »public lecture« at JuniorUni Wuppertal (GER). speaker: »Wegweisend - Orientierung im öffentlichen Raum« (giving direction - orientation in public space)

2014 Oct.    Colloquium: »Design promoviert« by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Designtheorieund -forschung (DGTF) in cooperation with Design Research Network and Konstanz University of Applied Sciences: Presentation of my PhD-Research: ›Methods for a predictive design to direct and optimize the flow of visitors.‹

2014 June   Colloquium »Design promoviert« at Bergische Universität Wuppertal: Poster presentation: ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2014 Jan.   Public Lecture at the Typographische Gesellschaft München e.V., Gasteig, Black Box, Munich, Germany: »Orientierung im öffentlichen Raum« (orientation in public space)

2012 Oct.    ECREA 2012 - 4th European Communication Conference at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul, Turkey: Poster presentation: ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2012 Feb.   official »Berlin Brandenburg« airport examinant, Berlin-Schönefeld (GER)

2011 Dec.   »NIC Symposium on Intercultural Communication« Conference at University of Helsinki, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, Helsinki (FIN): lecture: »Lost in translation« ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2011 Dec.   »Practice Based Research in Art & Design« Conference at Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany: lecture: »Lost in translation« ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2011 June »Design promoviert« Conference by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Designtheorie und -forschung (DGTF) in cooperation with the Design Research Network and UdK Berlin, Germany, Posterpresentation

2010 Nov.    ›CORE workshop on Scientific Publishing‹, University of Tampere (FIN) held by Nicholas W. Jankowski, Associate Professor at the Department of Communication, University of Nijmegen (NL). presentation: »Lost in translation«, ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2010 Sept. ›IIID Traffic&Transport 2010‹ Conference, 5th International IIID Expert Forum Traffic & Transport Information Systems Tech Gate Vienna, Austria: Poster presentation: ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2010 May ›CORE seminar‹ at UIAH, the University of Art and Design Helsinki (FIN): presentation: »Lost in translation«, ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

2010 Feb.  ›Viestinnän tutkimuksen päivät 2010‹,5th Finnish Conference on Communication Research, Tampere (FIN) Posterpresentation: ›How to communicate with shared common spaces‹

Publications

»Elimination of doubt« Methods for a predictive design to direct and optimise the flow of visitors‹; Acta Universitatis Lapponiensis 313; Doktorarbeit, Rovaniemi, 2015; ISBN 978-952-484-857-2

›Von unerreichbaren Zielen‹: Oktober 2010 »novum« 11/2010; S. 54 ff., Stiebner Verlag, München; ISSN 1438-1753

›Kuuleeko Tylypahka?‹ (Etwas aus Hogwarts gehört?); »Lapin Kansa« 20. März 2010; S. 12, Lapin Kansa Oy / Alma Media. ISSN, 0359-6753, Rovaniemi, Finnland

›Fontti Potterissa‹ (Fonts in Harry Potter); »Roi-Press« 03/2010; S. 11, Rovaniemi, Finnland

›Kirjainten kieltä‹ (Sprache der Schrift); »Kide« 03/2008; S. 5, Rovaniemi, Finnland

›Schrift ist eine spröde Geliebte‹ »novum« 02/2008; S. 70 ff., Stiebner Verlag, München; ISSN 1438-1753

›Gedrucktes heute: ›Wer schreibt, der bleibt‹; »Promotion Business« 02/2008; S. 88 ff. , WA Verlag, Köln; ISSN 1864-1555

›Die nördlichste Universität Europas...‹; »novum« 10/2007; S. 42 ff., Stiebner Verlag, München; ISSN 1438-1753

›Talking about information graphics‹; »现代艺术与设计Art and Design« 08/2007; S. 37 ff., Dragonsource Group com Inc., China, Beijing; ISSN 0412-3662

›Sami‹; (Buch) www.68n.de (Teil der Diplomarbeit, 2002); RGA, Remscheid

Prizes and Awards

Agiplan GmbH, Integrale Bauplanung - corporate design development,

Jahrbuch der Werbung (Advertising Yearbook)

Altana AG, specialty chemicals supplier - corporate design development Jahrbuch der Werbung (Advertising Yearbook)

BKK Novitas, Krankenkasse - corporate design development w&v, Advertising; commendatory mention

BYK-Chemie, specialty chemicals supplier - Corporate Design Entwicklung Jahrbuch der Werbung (Advertising Yearbook)

E-Plus Mobilfunk GmbH & Co. KG, Mobilfunk - company communications EFFI-Award 1999

KarstadtQuelle Finanz Service GmbH (KQFS), finance products- corporate design dev.

Jahrbuch der Werbung (Advertising Yearbook)

Triaton GmbH (ThyssenKrupp Serv AG), company communications BCP Award Gold

Volkswagen AG, Automobilhersteller - trade fair presence International Auto Show (NAIAS), 2 Gala-Awards

Memberships

member of Type Directors Club, New York (tdc)

member of Typographischen Gesellschaft München (tgm)

member of German Association of Design Theory and Research (DGTF)

Websites and Blogs

www.schroeppel-design.de