Mirko Borsche is renowned for his content-driven, joyful approach to design and communication. His extensive portfolio of classic printed media, websites, music videos, art films, exhibitions, product and fashion design has seen internationally acclaimed creative agency Bureau Mirko Borsche become one of the most significant contemporary studios.
Mirko has acted as creative director for the national weekly German newspaper Die Zeit, co-founded NEON magazine and has commercial clients including MTV, BMW, Nike, Mercedes-Benz and Levi’s. He’s worked for cultural institutions such as the Bavarian State Opera and The International Design Museum and holds teaching positions at Bauhaus University, Weimar, and Münster University of Applied Sciences. Not to mention he has served as a member of judging panels at the Art Directors’ Club Germany, D&AD London and Cannes Lions Design.
In his Here 2014 talk Mirko told us about the culture in his studio where the whole team is encouraged to draw. Focusing in particular on his work with the Bavarian State Opera, where everything from the posters to the programmes are designed to make the art form more accessible.