freelance art director & illustrator

visual design

i am a graduate designer and i create visual communication. remarkable, efficient and with real passion.

design: siegel design was founded in 2008. the studio is focused on corporate design and media design for big and small companies, as well as start-ups. my services includes the creation of logos and visual identities up to the design of complete business stationaries in the print and online sector. my favourite skills are redesigning visual identities, visual improvements of layouts and always keeping an eye on the overall picture.

illustration: zeichenplantage (sign plantation in english) is my website for illustrations of minimalistic, clear and poetical signs, icons and symbols. the focus rests on a reduced picture language in the shape of compact illustrations which visualize terms, reports and stories in a simple way. It‘s about living creative ideas filled with poetry, irony and lots of passion. i like to get to a point in an illustrative way - without all the bells and whistles - and nevertheless keeping an eye on details.


Diplom-Designerin Heike Siegel-Schatzinger

i love design, graphic, interior, film & music

→ about me: heike siegel-schatzinger (née siegel) was born in winter 1978 as a daughter of a business economist with an affinity to arts and an english elementary school teacher in krefeld where she grew up with a younger brother in a rural environment. this creative head completed her bachelors at a liebfrauenschule. her striving always has been turned towards the arts and she won several drawing and handicraft competitions during the times in the elementary school. pocket money was invested in art equipment. during her school holidays the nature-loving and passionated drawer did gardening in a big estate of an artist and creative director by whom she was motivated to study communication design. in 1999 she started her studies at the folkwang university of arts focused on illustration and typography after passing a three-days suitability test. her dissertation about the schrebergarten was selected under 700 works and was published in ›output 09: international yearbook and student award in visual communication‹ as well as was getting a nomination for the sparkassen design award. further awards followed in graphics and illustration. during and after her studies heike siegel-schatzinger worked as an illustrator and was employed in well-known design agencies. in 2008 she founded Siegel Design with good design skills in her pockets. even beyond her professional design activities she can't stop being creative and is often painting, drawing or doing handicrafts along with her son. the designer is living and working in niederkrüchten on the lower rhine.

→ contact: if you are interested in working with me or getting to know further services don't hesitate to write an email at i am looking foward to hearing from you.

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