Wolfgang Blüggel

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City, Country:

Freiburg, Germany


1992, 1993


Sept 1992 - Oct 1992



Born in 1961.

Wolfgang Blüggel is a graphic designer and design instructor. He was educated as a book and offset printer. Civil service with the Aktion Sühnezeichen peace services in Manchester (UK) and Berlin. Studies of visual communication at the FH-Pforzheim (with Prof. Uwe Lohrer), at CalArts Institute Los Angeles (with Jeff Keedy, Ed Fella) and at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel (with Wolfgang Weingart).

1991 he founded the advertising agency Büro MAGENTA in Freiburg (http://www.buero-magenta.de).

Teaching positions at the FH-Pforzheim, at the Merz Akademie – Hochschule für Gestaltung Stuttgart and at the Freie Hochschule Freiburg. In 2002 he developed the teaching model for editorial design and has been coordinating the university project ZWIEBELFISCH – Magazin für Gestaltung (design magazine). (http://www.zwiebelfisch-magazin.de).

In 2004 he initiated the Teaching Designers Network with instructors in Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain and the USA (http://tdn.freie-hochschule-freiburg.de).

Wolfgang Blüggel lives and works in Freiburg.