Adrian Bauer is a Berlin based Illustrator and Art Director
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A B o u t

Adrian Bauer is a Berlin-based freelance art director and illustrator with a crush on detailed colorful forms, textures and shades. In 2013 he did his diploma degree in visual communication in the illustration class by Henning Wagenbreth at the University of the Arts, Berlin (UdK) and studied additional for one year illustration at the University of the West of England in Bristol. 

As a student he was cofounder of the creative-collective »Freie Radikale« in 2010, which was a loose union of interdisciplinary working designers. Since 2013 Adrian is working as a freelance designer for clients in advertising and economy such as Audi, Bosch and Snapchat, but also for agencies and publishing houses. The main focus of his work is thereby on concept and editorial illustration, illustrative information design and corporate branding.

For his works in the fields of illustration and graphic design he received the »Sigg bottle design prize« in 2007 and the international »output award 2014« for his diploma book project »Berliner Wildtier Fibel«.

c o n t a c t
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S E L E C T E D   c l i e n t s

Audi • Almondia • Berliner Volksbank Immobilien • Bosch SI • Etsy • Good Jobs • Handelsblatt • Hawesko • Hermann Schmidt Verlag • Konsole Labs • Librileo • Literaturtest • Multicast Media • Random House Group • Reckitt Benckiser • Rittal • Sigg • Snapchat • Teekanne • Thomas Henry • UVEK • Wajos • Wirtschaftswoche • Würth Elektronik

A G E N C Y   C O l l A b o r a t i o n

Büro Medienagenten • CRK Kommunikation • Friedlhampen • Newcast • Nutcracker Webvideo-Communication • Kama Visualisations

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a w a r d s

 2005 Otto Dill Preis
 2007  Sigg Bottle Design Preis
 2014  Output Award
 2018 iJungle Graphic Design Award
 2018 Wolda, Worldwide Logo Design Award

F E A T U R E S   /   R E V I E W S   /   P u b l i c a t i o n s  

Bastard Magazine | 2012
Fresh 3: »Cutting Edge Illustrations, Print, Nr.3« | Daab, Ralf / Harmsen, Lars (Hg.), Daab Media GmbH, Köln, 2011
Taschenlexikon der Angst | Hickmann, Fons / Wagenbreth, Henning / Barber, Georg (Hg.), Hermann Schmidt Verlag, Mainz, 2012
Slanted Monsterbox, 2014 | Harmsen, Lars / Kahl, Julia (Hg.), Slanted, MAGMA Brand Design, 2014
Output Award Year Book 17 | Pfeffer Frederike & Florian / Nikitas, Kali (Hg.), Output Foundation, 2014
Errratum Magazine »Cut House« | 2017
Illustration Friday:
Illustrierter Taschenkalender 2019 | Tapir & Klotz / Drei Grad Verlag (Hg.), Hamburg 2018


 2007 — Solo show, Bad Dürkheim
 2007 — »Sigg Bottle Design«, Group show, Designtransfer UdK, Berlin
 2012 — Solo show, Ori, Berlin
 2018  Group show, Enfant Artspace, Hamburg

M e M B E R s h i p
Illustratoren Organisation (IO)

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