Ariane Spanier


Ariane Spanier

Berlin, Germany

Ariane Spanier is an art director and graphic designer living in Berlin. Since 2005 her studio has been working with a wide range of clients, such as architects, publishers, galleries and museums, curators, artists and magazines, to name a few. Ariane Spanier Design creates all sorts of printed materials, especially for books, catalogues, posters, exhibitions as well as corporate identities, animations and websites. For many years she has also been the Design Director of FUKT, a magazine for contemporary drawing. Driven by a playful approach to typography, her work often concentrates on the perception of depth, gravity or weightlessness, revealing the underlying and hidden. Her works have been awarded multiple times by the Type Directors Club in New York and by the 100 Best Posters Austria/Germany/Switzerland competition, and in 2011 she won the corporate design competition for the Kieler Woche 2012, an annual sailing regatta in northern Germany whose design competition has become legendary.


Created with the earthly help of magnetism, this filter comes off as weird looking in a beautiful and longing sense. It generates imaginary landscapes in the shape of letters produced by an invisible and enigmatic power. Organic and jagged, this filter grows out of the screen towards you to explore undiscovered territories. To express the thinkable and unthinkable.

Recommended for: retired alpinists, adventurous nerds, sharp-thinking folks, wistful punks, avant-garde housewives and edgy biologists.