Andreas Hoher, Witten (GER)
Languages: German, English, Swedish (written)
In his free works Andreas likes to combine 3D technologies with the flair of past decades. With his technical 3D machine constructions he builds fictitious Transformer characters or new technology concepts. There is no such thing as "can't". Andreas takes on almost every new challenge and creates atmospheric 3D visual worlds and factual constructions according to customer templates.
Question: What drew you to illustration/design? Andreas: I can´t do anything else. Question: Do you have any formal design training? Andreas: You can call me Diploma-Designer. Question: Where do you live? Andreas: In Witten, which is located about 5 Minutes from the Ruhr-University in Bochum. Question: Can you describe your studio for me? Andreas: Usually it´s the controlled chaos. Question: What is your biggest inspiration? Andreas: Old photographs, old magazines and prospects or the photorealists of the 60s and 70s. Question: How do you get the best ideas? Andreas: I don´t really know. They just appear! Question: What technique do you use? Andreas: Exclusively 3D, Cinema 4D V.11. Question: Tell us about a favorite project you have recently completed. Andreas: Every project has a very interesting part. (Well, most of the times) Question: What would be your dream job/Commission? Andreas: I just do what I get. Question: Who are your illustration heroes? Andreas: Dennis Hoper, Andy Warhol, Richard Estes. Question: Do you keep a sketchbook? Andreas: I just don´t know where it is at the moment. But I really scetch on anything that I can find. Question: What are your hobbies? Andreas: American Oldtimers of the 60s and 70s. Question: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be? Andreas: Is there any alternative? Question: If you could travel back in time, where would you go to? Andreas: End of 60s, or early 70s would be great- even though I kind of know it. Question: What kind of music do you listen to? Andreas: Anything with electric guitars like the Rolling Stones and such. Question: What is the funniest thing you have ever done? Andreas: Answering these questions! Question: If you won the lottery, would you still work as illustrator? Andreas: Yes, of course! Question: Do you collect anything? Andreas: See hobbies. Question: Do you have a favorite game?Andreas: Call of Duty 1-4.
AMG, Aral, BMW, Bosch, DEKA, Hasseröder, Henkel, Novartis, Olympus, Procter & Gamble, Saturn, SBB, TUI CruisesFavourites
: meine Rechenmaschinen oder zöllige Steckschlüssel
: Musee d´Orsay
: La Molisana Trementino, Witten Herbede
: egal, solange es von Simone zubereitet wurde!