I’m an independent graphic designer based in Berlin and Tallinn collaborating with artists, institutions, curators, printers, and friends on books, websites, identities, typefaces, posters, exhibitions, and other works.
Björn Giesecke
worked with (selection)
Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, Tallinn; Freie Universität, Berlin; JMMP (Montez Press, London; Textem, Hamburg); NLF-Team (MARKK Hamburg); NODE Berlin Oslo (Bauhaus, Dessau; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Urbonas Studio); Romain Odin Lepoutre, Dorset; Sean Yendrys (Ewa Majewska/Distanz; Florian Idenburg/SO-IL; Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods, Berlin; Zero Point, Berlin); Team Mao (Deutsches Literaturarchiv, Marbach; James Simon Galerie, Berlin); UFOUFO, Berlin; Universität der Künste, Berlin
Previously at
DZA Druckerei zu Altenburg
NODE Berlin Oslo
Educated at
Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, Tallinn
Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg
Universität der Künste, Berlin
Universität Rostock
typeface catalogue on request

Interjection, 2022, self-published
Drawing for Babyface Typeface
Ex Libris for EKA GD MA, with Otso Peräsaari
Readings for Dog-Ears
Produced by Paula Buškevica
Website for Design & Computation. A new inter-university, interdisciplinary, research-oriented masters programme in cooperation between the Berlin University of the Arts and the Technical University Berlin, with Lucas Liccini
Menu cards for EKA GD MA dinner, with Otso Peräsaari
Invitation written on window front of ONN, Tallinn
Pumpkin punch and a liveset by Tobias Textor
Drawing instruction for an upcoming typeface
Offset printing techniques on Rotaprint 36K/45K with a local printshop in Wedding, Berlin
Website for Wasserschloss Quilow. One of the few remaining houses from the Renaissance period in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern opened its doors in 2020 after extensive renovation and restoration work, with JMMP
The bilingual catalog IN THE SHADOW OF VENUS: LISA REIHANA & PACIFIC TAONGA is accompanying the correspondent exhibition at MARKK Hamburg. It picks up on the parallel narrative of the space and it portrays Lisa Reihana’s work as well as the 20 objects displayed, with NLF-Team
Supplements to the library of EKA GD MA, with Otso Peräsaari
Poster for a lecture by Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey at EKA, Tallinn
Graphic Design Confabulatons is a new free online public lecture series presented by the MA in Graphic Design program at the Estonian Academy of Arts, curated by Rosen Eveleigh. All lectures are streamed on the EKA GD MA Twitch page, twitch.tv/ekagdma, visuals with Paula Buškevica
Updated October 2022
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