Michael Keller, born in 1963, studied at the Parsons School for Design in New York where he received the renowned Cooper Union scholarship. He is managing partner at KMS BLACKSPACE in Munich. Michael Keller’s work is a synonym for magnitude and inspiration and moves people in Munich, London, New York, Shanghai and Seoul.
He has given numerous brands, companies and cultural events meaning and identity, and his work for Audi, Vodafone, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen and the World Trade Center has received international recognition. He had his own exhibition about his work in the „Neue Sammlung“ (Schaustelle/Pinakothek der Moderne) in Munich.
What do you understand by good communication design?
Good design is the result of thought taking shape. And good communication is communication one can touch and understand.
Why did you become a communication designer?
Because it is the profession with the greatest range, the greatest potential. Every day, every encounter challenges me anew in my function as designer.
What inspires you?
Creating a theme for which I have no pre-existing image in mind. The new. The unknown.
What kind of project would you like to realise?
Turning Germany into the most sustainable country in the
world and, in doing so, make a political promise become a
reality through coherent touchpoints.