Massimiliano Audretsch
Graphic Design

Massimiliano Audretsch is a German-Italian designer, researcher and educator based in Bern (CH) and rooted in Düsseldorf (GER)ß

His work focuses on typography, type and editorial design. Together with various collaborators, he also designs and executes publications, websites, apparel as well as the occasional exhibition or visual identityß

In addition to his practice as designer and university teacher, Massimiliano Audretsch set up the typefoundry Gruppo Due in collaboration with his close friends Bruno Jacoby, Moritz Appich and Jonas Grünwald. Together they discuss, create and publish fontsß

2021 – We are waves. – Flag Design
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2021 – Groups Are Dangerous – Scarf Design (200x17cm)
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2021 – Neubau Umbau Abriss – Performance Design
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2020 + 2021 – G2 TGR – Retail Typeface
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2020 – G2 Ciao – Retail Typeface
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2020 – Freshfield – Book Design
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2020 – HfMDK – Bespoke Typeface – Collaboration with S-T-A-T-E
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2020 – Atelier Lomann – Bespoke Typeface – Collaboration: Jahn Koutrios
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2020 – Case à Chocs – Poster Design (F4) + Bespoke Typeface – Collaboration: Jahn Koutrios
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2020 – Gruppo Due – Type Foundry – Collaboration: Moritz Appich + Bruno Jacoby + Jonas Grünwald
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2020 – Dienstags Kolloquium – Poster Design (A2)
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2019 – "Hedgehog & Bird" – Scarf Design (200x17cm)
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2019 – Know Your Tools – Teaching + Book Design
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2019 – Sensual Sensation – Poster (A2)
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2019 – Campusradio Couch People – Poster (A1)
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2019 – Ciao – Research + Typeface + Book Design

2019 – Indie Indie – Poster (A2)
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2018 – A catalogue of (b/w) words, (cmyk/rbg) pictures and (w) imaginative processes – Research + Book Design
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2018 – Aridancer – Bespoke Typeface + Concept - Collaboration: Moritz Appich + Bruno Jacoby
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2017 – Graduate Show – Poster Design + Exhibiton Design - Collaboration: Moritz Appich + Bruno Jacoby
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2017 – Campusration - Poster Design (A1) - Collaboration: Moritz Appich
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2017 – Type Workshop
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2016 – Rundgang - Poster Design + Exhibiton Design - Collaboration: Catharina Hirsch + Shuaitong Zong.
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2015 – Blitz – Retail Typeface - Collaboration: Philipp Hermann.
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Massimiliano Audretsch
Graphic Design

Massimiliano Audretsch is a German-Italian designer, researcher and educator based in Bern (CH) and rooted in Düsseldorf (GER)ß

His work focuses on typography, type and editorial design. Together with various collaborators, he also designs and executes publications, websites, apparel as well as the occasional exhibition or visual identityß

In addition to his practice as designer and university teacher, Massimiliano Audretsch set up the typefoundry Gruppo Due in collaboration with his close friends Bruno Jacoby, Moritz Appich and Jonas Grünwald. Together they discuss, create and publish fontsß

:BUSINESS CARD

:TEACHING & WORKSHOP


Since 2022
Assistent VisKom, HKB Bern (CH)ð •

SS 2021
External diploma examiner, F+F Zürich (CH)ð •
Know Your Tools, HfG Karlsuhe (GER)ð •

WS 2020/21
Typografie 3, Royal Academy Antwerp (BE)ð •
Know Your Tools, HfG Karlsuhe (GER)ð •
PD Foundation Course, HfG Karlsuhe (GER)ð •

SS 2020
Know Your Tools, HfG Karlsuhe (GER)ð •

WS 2019/20
Know Your Tools, HfG Karlsuhe (GER)ð •

SS 2019
KD Foundation Course, HfG Karlsuhe (GER)ð •

SS 2018
Type Workshop, HfG Karlsuhe, (GER)ð •


:FEATURES


2021
It’s Nice That, Interview •
It’s Nice That, about Website •

2020
Slanted, about Gruppo Due •
Page Magazine Print Edition 04.2020 •
New Aesthetic, Vol. 2 •

2019
Slanted, Yearbook of Type, Vol. 4 •
New Aesthetic, Vol. 1 •
It’s Nice That, about Ciao •

2016
It’s Nice That, about Blitz Script •
Slanted, about Blitz Script •


:TALKS


2021
Typo Club, Bern (CH)ð •

2020
Royal Academy, Antwerp (BE)ð •

2019
Weltformat Symposium, Lucerne (CH)ð •
Ciao, HfG Karlsruhe (GER)ð •
Saturday Type Fever, Karlsruhe (GER)ð •


:EXHIBITIONS


2021
Il Mestiere Grafico, Triennale, Milano (IT)ð •
We are Waves, EIAB, Gangwon (KOR)ð •

2019
Designing Tools, Weltformat, Lucerne (CH)ð •
Ciao, HfG, Karlsruhe (GER)ð •

2017
Hundert Beste Plakate (GER) + (CH) + (AT)ð •
Intl. Poster Competition GDFS, Glasgow (UK)ð •

2016
Intl. Poster Competition GDFS, Glasgow (UK)ð •


:AWARDS & NOMINATIONS


2019
GDA, Nomination Newcomer of the Year (GER)ð •

2017
Hundert Beste Plakate (GER) + (CH) + (AT)ð •
Intl. Poster Competition GDFS (UK)ð •

2016
Intl. Poster Competition GDFS (UK)ð •

:COLLABORATIONS


This site was designed and developed by Massimiliano Audretsch in 2020ß
Shoutout to Ivan Weiss, who was a big help writing the tougher bits of codeß

The typeface used is G2Ciao by Gruppo Dueß


  • Welcome to the portfolio website of Massimiliano Audretsch. • Massimiliano Audretsch is a German-Italian designer, researcher and educator based in Bern (CH). He co-founded Gruppo Due (the typefoundry with the speaking stone) and works as a graphic designer in the wider field of art and culture. • Welcome to the portfolio website of Massimiliano Audretsch. • Massimiliano Audretsch is a German-Italian designer, researcher and educator based in Bern (CH). He co-founded Gruppo Due (the typefoundry with the speaking stone) and works as graphic designer in the wider field of art and culture.