Lukas Bischoff, Aachen (D)
Languages: German, English
After training as a media designer, Lukas Bischoff studied communication design at Trier University of Applied Sciences, where he now teaches the main subject "Digital Illustration + Concept Art" in the Intermedia Design Department. His e-Kickr app was nominated for the German Design Award. In addition to pure illustration, he is particularly interested in typography and typesetting, 3-D design, character design, storyboard and image concepts. Lukas sketches complex issues in a particularly relaxed and contemporary way, providing individual image material for annual reports, technical explanations, advertisements and educational material.
Question: What drew you to illustration/design? Lukas: By method of elimination as there was no alternative which could have applied better to my skills. Question: Do you have any formal design training? Lukas: Quite a classic CV: media designer, then communication design and afterwards freelance work. Question: Where do you live? Lukas: I live in Trier, which is Germanys eldest city. Question: Can you describe your studio for me? Lukas: An old building with 2 large windows, a couch and lots of deskspace. Question: What is your biggest inspiration? Lukas: Everyday situations and good conversations. Question: How do you get the best ideas? Lukas: Conincidences. Question: What technique do you use? Lukas: I don´t prefer a specific style. Rather I put the content into focus. This way the outcome is a mixture of different techniques, from which I only get the advantages. Question: Tell us about a favorite project you have recently completed: Lukas: My favorite jobs are those, which I give to myself and can work on them without any guidelines or deadlines. Question: What would be your dream job/Commission? Lukas: I especially like working with people who share my attitude and my passion, regardless of a specific client. Question: Who are your illustration heroes? Lukas: I find artists very inspiring whose work shows that they have really dug deep into the theme and understood it thoroughly. Question: Do you keep a sketchbook? Lukas: Yes, several of them. But I actually like better to work on loose paper, so I can put them side by side and in order.Question: What are your hobbies? Lukas: Meeting friends, music and cooking. Question: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be? Lukas: Real estate agent. Question: Who would you like to meet? Lukas: Sherlock Holmes- I think we would get along well instantly. Question: If you could travel back in time, where would you go to? Lukas: Into the year 1723 to the Pirates of the Carribean to sit on the deck of their ship, drink some rum and talk with them. Aaayyy. Question: What kind of music do you listen to? Lukas: Starting with Rock, Hip-hop and Jazz, old and new, anything as long as it is good! Question: What is the funniest thing you have ever done? Lukas: I am not funny. Question: If you won the lottery, would you still work as illustrator? Lukas: With tax relief in Barbados! Question: Do you collect anything? Lukas: No, I like throwing things out. Question: Do you have a favorite game? Lukas: Tabletop football and horse-racing bet.
Adobe, Apple, Arte, Bosch, BMW, DEDON, Desperados, Deutsche Telekom, Hermes, Lamborghini, Maggi, 6Wunderkinder, Jack Daniel‘s, Mercedes-Benz, Nutella, TÜV Süd, Johnnie Walker, Tchibo, RWE, Nikon, Vodafone, Guhl, Mon ChériFavourites
: Chrome! in Trier
: Burger, Pommes und Krautsalat