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Christoph Niemann

Abstract: Illustration

by Christoph Niemann

Abstract: Illustration

Christoph Niemann

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Illustrator Christoph Niemann discusses his career path, his creative process, and how he functions as an artist in the cities he's lived in.

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Abstract: Illustration

by Christoph Niemann

Abstract: Illustration

Christoph Niemann

Overview

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but often the two work best together. From books and manuals to storefronts and traffic signs, illustration is an important part of the world around us.

In this episode of Netflix docuseries Abstract: the Art of Design, we meet Christoph Niemann, an illustrator and graphic designer who has authored several children's books and created illustrations for publications like the New Yorker. Working across many print and online mediums, Niemann discusses the interactive nature of his work and how his surroundings influence his art.

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"The gateway drug is not creating art, but experiencing art."

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Abstract: Illustration

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