Born 1983 in Mainz (Germany), lives in Berlin (Germany).
He was raised in Sao Paulo (Brasil) and Mainz (Germany). After finishing high school, he attended university. Initially studying architecture, he changed focus and ultimately completed his Bachelor in Fine Arts in 2014 at the Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule and has since participated in several international shows. He has lived, travelled to and worked in South America, Europe, South East Asia, Western Africa and North America.
Thomas Friedrich Schaefer had the opportunity to observe different social and familial environments within distinct communities. Since moving back to Germany, he has tried to assess his memories and his past within his images. He recently finished a long-term photographic project creating and documenting elaborately staged environments that play on the essence of fragmented childhood memories. The project required him to construct staged rooms using technical skills which he obtained early in his studies while studying architecture and engineering.
Thomas continues to stage images in his studio in Berlin. His work includes hyper-realistic sets that provide the narrative framework to moments of interpersonal relationship. What seem like irrelevant and forgettable moments take on an importance and poignancy.
Joa is the founder and owner of Studio Joa Herrenknecht - a design studio and consultancy based in Berlin. The studio works on accessory, lamp and furniture design objects. Clients include DWR, Bolia DK, Warm Nordic, MUNK Collective and others. Besides working on product design projects the studio also works on packaging and spacial design projects. The award winning Studio was founded by Joa Herrenknecht 2012 and has been named one of 50 best studios in Germany by AD Magazine and L'Officiel Paris. It is also published in the book 'Best of German Interior Design' by Distanz Verlag, 2017. Slowly establishing itself in the creative German design scene.
Malte is a Berlin and New York based freelance Design Director. He has been working for over a decade for clients like Nike, Beats, Audi, Adidas, Google, Facebook and The North Face reinventing their visual languages.
Malte has created visual systems, built digital products and led global campaigns for studios and agencies such as SidLee, R/GA, Razorfish, Method, B-Reel, Meta Design and Firstborn.
Tabitha is a Berlin-based designer with a background in fine arts, design, fashion, and marketing. Drawing from the cumulation of her experiences, she's learned to approach art with a critical eye and find beauty in the simple and seemingly mundane.