Lukas Schmidt, born in 1992, studied communication design at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences after completing his school-leaving examinations. He graduated with a »Diplom« (master’s equivalent) in 2019. Based on his portfolio, he was chosen as one of five finalists for the “German Design Award Newcomer 2021” distinction and prize money. We are presenting the finalists and their work on ndion.

The German Design Council, acting together with Deutsche Telekom, supports up-and-coming design talent with the German Design Award Newcomer 2021. It connects the finalists at various networking events and the German Design Awards ceremony taking place in 2021.


From Lukas Schmidt’s portfolio

Creativity is not a talent

A creative author? “Creativity is Not a Talent” randomly exchanges syntactically comparable sentence components.

The reader also experiences his reflection in the mirrored front.

En passant – exhibition catalogue


Bio

Lukas Schmidt, born in 1992, studied communication design at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences after completing his school-leaving examinations. He graduated with a »Diplom« (master’s equivalent) in 2019. Even during his studies, he worked in the arts scene as a freelance designer on behalf of various renowned agencies in Frankfurt, Munich and Darmstadt. He also began teaching work as a typography tutor during his studies, and today he continues this as a lecturer at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. Giving content a spatial experience is also the personal focus of his thesis »Creativity is Not a Talent«, which was awarded a prize by Art Düsseldorf and German Designer Club e. V.

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