Photo by Dominik Wolf

Jonas Franz Maria Laugs


Moltkeplatz 9 · 23566 Lübeck · Deutschland
25/5 Waverley Park 1F3 · Edinburgh EH8 8ES · United Kingdom


2003–2004: Two semesters of architecture at Muthesius KHS Kiel

2004–2009: Ten semesters of Kommunikationsdesign (graphic-
design) at HBK Braunschweig with a focus on illustration and animation

2005: Internship at design agency Anders Björk, Lübeck

2007 – 2008: Two semesters of Erasmus exchange at Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi, Istanbul

2009: Graduated HBK Braunschweig, with a graphic-design diploma, working as a freelance illustrator and designer since

Part-time Jobs

2001 – 2002: Infirmary assistant of the psychiatric ward at Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein

2005 – 2009: Pallbearer at Nordis funeral home in Braunschweig

Exhibitions/Awards/Publications (Selection)

You Are What You Do, 2006, animated image video for ecosensitive and energy-saving behavior awarded at kurzfilmspezial in Hannover, screened on miscellaneous youth film festivals

Anstifter – Tätigkeitsbericht der Stiftung Nord/LB-Öffentliche 2001–2006, illustrations in collaboration with Stefan Gunnesch and Johanna Seipelt, 2007, awarded with the Sonderpreis des Deutschen Sparkassenverlags and Berliner Type 2008

Sterngucker, collaboration with Stefan Senger, lightbox-installation initially developed for the Braunschweiger Art Parcours No. 1, extended exhibition for the Lange Nacht 2008 and Phaenomenale 2009 in the Autostadt Wolfsburg with Alexander von Poswick and Stefan Senger

My diploma Nach der Zeit has been part of the Endzeit-Ausstellung at Pengland Mainz, 2012


Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects), design, illustration, vector illustration for animation, layout, typography, image editing, logo & icon development, web design, photography, 3d imaging (Blender/Unity), HTML/CSS (basic) …


German (mother tongue), English (fluent)