Claudia Herling

herling-2_digital_hochClaudia Herling, Director of the Digitale Frische design studio (Cologne) and a Visiting Lecturer in Design at the Aachen University of Applied Sciences and the Cologne University of Applied Sciences. With her studio, she focuses on graphic design, web design and illustration. She is also a freelance translator and author (index logo, 2005 and 2008; index illustration 2009, mitp) and Vice Chair of iGDN e.V. Germany. Claudia graduated in design from the Köln International School of Design (KISD).


Basic Principles of Design; Design Theory and History; Print Graphics; Screen Design;
currently teaching at
FH Aachen, Media & Communication for Digital Business
FH Köln, Online Redakteure
RFH Cologne, Medien Design

recent translations

The Sketchnote Handbook, Mike Rohde (2013)
The Sketchnote Workbook, Mike Rohde (2014)


2009 index illustration, mitp-Verlag, Frechen
2007 (Contribution in) Wörterbuch Design, Birkhäuser Verlag, Hrsg. Michael Erlhoff and Tim Marshall
2005 index logo, mitp-Verlag, Frechen, 2008 second edition


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