»Aesthetics are regarded in a philosophical sense, communications in a social context and design in an experimental manner.«
Fons Hickmann m23 was founded in 2001 in Berlin and is run by Bjoern Wolf and Fons Hickmann. The staff originates from around the world and varies a lot in size and scope.
The design studio focuses on the design of complex communication systems and is working mainly in the cultural field, ranking among today’s most awarded design studios worldwide. The studio lends its expertise to everything related to events, communication and visual identity. Its activities include corporate design, book and poster design, magazine design and web design.
Fons Hickmann studied photography and communication design. He has taught at several universities, held lectures and workshops around the world and is a professor at Berlin University of the Arts. He is a member of the Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club New York and the Alliance Graphique Internationale.
Portraits by Sebastian Donath