We like how this project about the NASA Band for the Lufthansa Magazine came out. Which reminds me, if you’d like to own a lithographie of one of our illustrations just drop us a line to info[at]dainz.net with your desired format and your homeland and we’ll tell you about the costs. This one for example would make a nice Din A1 poster, don’t you think?
01.2015 Merkel’s Flaw
It seems like no one even cares about the mistakes Merkel did in her previous government. We illustrated her as almighty savior for the introducing double page spread and continued this series exposing the damage she has caused on another onepager in the latest issue of Cicero.
The soccer magazine ‚four four two’ assigned us to illustrate the best goals of the Swedish Superstar Zlatan Ibrahimović in our comic style. Therefor we accomplished some very nice and dynamic images.
12.2014 Udo Jürgens
BZ am Sonntag
Berlins newspaper BZ published an obituary for pop singer Udo Jürgens who died in December 2014 at the age of 80 featuring our moody illo.
At the end of the year the society rubric of the ‚Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung’ publishes a quiz about the people and events which happened in the former year. And again we’ve illustrated those two pages.
12.2014 Santa Vs. Merkel
We have drawn some funny covers for the weekend issue of Handelsblatt in the pre-Christmas period. Unfortunately they haven’t had the heart to print it in the end. But by clicking here you can take a look at it anyway.
12.2014 Humorous Prospects
Euro am Sonntag
The newspaper Euro am Sonntag assigned us to illustrate what is going to happen in 2015. And it was real fun to do so. For example Bernd Lucke is selling Gold at the train station – I am sure this forecast is true.
11.2014 Movie Posters
The newspaper Die Zeit wanted to show Hamburg’s local dramas as old musical or movie posters on the local pages. Our 60s Comics style (at least that’s how we call it) was a good fit.
11.2014 RTA Cover
This one turned out to be one of our favorite covers so far. Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag assigned us to illustrate a book cover for a new young people’s literature series called ‘RTA – Recon Team Angel’. The first edition, called ‘Angriff’ featuring our wraparoundcover is now available in every German bookshop.
We have been assigned to illustrate the young Franz Kafka in the Goldmachergasse, Prague. The challenge was to paint him in full color even though there are only really bad, a hundred years old photos of him that can be used as samples.
09.2014 Denk Ich an Deutschland
Twelve pictures illustrated the entire ‘Denk ich an Deutschland’ book published in the newspaper ‘Frankfurter Allgemeine’ and at the Alfred Herrhausen conference of the same name. This series of illos about the digital future, made of no more than four colors in a very rough style was very popular with the viewers.
We thought it would be nice to use Paul Smith’ line texture for his portrait in GQ.
07.2014 Putin, Merkel and Obama
We made a beautiful cover for ‘Der Spiegel’ about the current relationship of Russia , the United States and Germany. Unfortunately the editorship changed the cover theme last minute and printed a photo of Jogi Löw.
This little series of illos about the ‘TTIP’, the ‘Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership’ is to be found in this month’ issue of Cicero.
We illustrated Koch vs. Koch for the lead article in MoJo. This family has a long history of fighting each other.
06.2014 Berenberg Bank
The venerable Berenberg Bank, Germany’s oldest private bank, got some risky investments going on lately, just like the next Lehman Brothers. That’s why we showed the partners as some hard boiled ‘Wall Street’ movie styled brokers for another Double Page Spread of the German ‘Manager Magazin’.
06.2014 Last Summer of Rock
We illustrated the last Summer of Rock ‘n’ Roll,featuring Ozzy, Mick and Patti, for the cover of the current issue of Cicero magazine.
06.2014 Magazine Cover
For the Mainframe edition of IBM’s magazine we illustrated the cover showing some youngsters who made the mainframe possible in the first place.
05.2014 Spielberg Portrait
Our full page illustration for Variety accompanies an article about the one-way success of the partnership between Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks and the Indian entertainment company, Reliance.
04.2014 Startups Comic
For the chemistry enterprise Evonik, we conceived and drew a 6 paged comic about the most important foundations in various eras. For example we had the founding of Karthago in the Bronze Age, several ancient cultures, DaVinci’s accomplishments in the renaissance, industrialisation in the victorian age and the founding of apple computers in the modern era. This comic named ‘The Wonderful World of Startups’ was published in the Evonik magazine.
04.2014 Putin's Masterplan
We used stark grayscale and blood red to illustrate a 10-page feature on Vladimir Putin and his attempts at world domination for this month’s issue of Cicero magazine.
In this weeks ‘Stern’ issue we have a pretty cool Onepager – comic about the soccer club Bayern München titled ‘salvation’.
12.2013 Spot Color
For this month’s Cicero cover about the winners and losers of 2013 we used a neon spot color, which turned out to work just fine. We also illustrated some more ups and downs for the inside of the magazine.
12.2013 Batman Cover
What’s On Dubai
We finally got to draw Batman. Dubai’s entertainment magazine dedicated the december cover to the International Film Festival. Therefore the cover we illustrated shows Batman in Dubai.
These two Die Zeit Illos we made received an award respectively.
Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken
We illustrated several weird images about some peoples histories for 3×3 meters huge canvases which are the basis for four Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken TV- commercials currently running in German Television.
10.2013 New style, new client
The Wall Street Journal
For The Wall Street Journal we developed a new style on the subject ‘Pulp’. It looks pretty rough and sketchy however it fits very precise contents. Let’s see where this new way of drawing is taking us to
10.2013 A bunch of covers
Every now and then we were assigned to illustrate the Die Zeit cover. In the past months we have been working on the covers more frequently. We developed own ideas, we illustrated the editors ideas and we even did some photo retouching. We are very proud of the results.
Featured in Expose 11
The book series ‘Expose’ is featuring the world’s best Digital Artists. We are represented in the current issue with what we do best: Portraits.
08.2013 Red Dot Award
The ‘zwei’ issue featuring 18 Full Pages of our realistic, digital painted illustrations about the future was honored with the Red Dot Award.
This month on the newsstands you can choose 1 of 4 ’11 Freunde’ covers created by us featuring the season’s best coach, the best player, the best manager and the best guy in soccer. Our illustrations continue in the magazine inside as well.
06.2013 41 Illos
You get to make a single illo very often, sometimes even three or five per issue. We created a total of 41 illustrations for the first Cicero Special Edition about the Bundestag elections. Sixteen images illustrate the German states; twenty-two symbolize electoral wards, all in addition to a full page, plus the two covers. Record.
03.2013 Editorial Illos
Some of our ‘Die Zeit’ illos about movie pirates have been republished in ‘Courrier International’. We also made some pretty cool additional portraits for it.
12.2012 Cacao for Christmas
For the automobile manufacturer Audi we illustrated a booklet about cacao using cacao. Audi drivers got it for the holidays with a package of cacao. Did I mentioned cacao?
12.2012 Cover and Feature
The German Ministry of Defence has it’s own magazine called ‘Y’. We made the cover of this month’s issue as well as three onepagers for the feature story on topic camaraderie in our realistic Digital Painting style. Enjoy.
10.2012 Ernst Schneider Award 2012
We won it
For our seven pages Comic ‘Der Superknall – fünf Jahre Krise‘, published in ‘Die Zeit’ we won the Ernst Schneider Award 2012 of the IHK in the category ‘innovation’. We devised, scripted, designed and illustrated these seven pages based on a summary of the editors of Die Zeit economy staff, who received the award, too. The Ernst Schneider Award is the most eligible German journalists award for economy. Thanks a lot. We are very proud.
In the North Sea lies the sunken town ‘Rungholt’. The unholy citizens are cursed to a life of boredom. They say when you are above it on a Sunday, in a flying saucer or riding a unicorn or yeti or something, you can hear the church bell ringing. We illustrated this huge double page for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
The release of ‘Prometheus’ is a good opportunity to take a look at our aliens. Drawing this huge double page for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung full of film monsters sure was a lot fun.
It’s really dangerous. Seriously. Not the jumps on this freestyle.ch event, drawing the poster for it was dangerous. We could have got Tenosynovitis or something.
The Swiss advertiser JWT Fabricant assigned us to illustrate this promotion-poster.
07.2012 dainz.net relaunched
When reading this you might have already noticed: We have a new website concentrating on the essentials. Now the pictures are larger and easier to find. The new website is optimized for mobile and tablet devices as well. You can even assemble and download your own compilation of our illustrations fitting your every need. What you might have noticed meanwhile too is: It’s completely in English now. You don’t speak any English? So why are you still reading? If you are nostalgic you can still visit the old website.
Pfizer Germany has it’s own magazine called ‘zwei’. This time ‘the future’ is the theme of it. And we have illustrations on 18 pages for it in our very realistic style.
04.2012 Several covers
We made several cover illustrations for ‘Die Zeit’. A special one for Austria, one for Saxony and a nationwide one. Furthermore we made some really good looking unpublished ones, for example this one.
01.2012 Die Zeit comic
This one was huge. Seven complete pages of comic in the weekly paper ‘Die Zeit’ , the new year’s issue, about the financial crisis so far. We wrote the script in cooperation with their economy editors and drew a really good comic with it. If you didn’t understand the beginning and process of the crisis, just read this comic.
11.2011 Street art
‘Wunderman’ assigned us to take part at an advertising campaign for Lufthansa. As well as estimated colleagues we illustrated some travel destinations with street art – like Collages.
‘Shot one’ assigned us to illustrate an advert for the new Mini Coupé. It turned out to be a really impressive pic of an evil Mini heading towards a canyon … maybe the Mini turns right. Who knows?
08.2011 Miri naked
We admit, the header is only for making you read this. Miri is in the Playboy indeed, but with the illustrations she did together with Mart. Only the girls on it are naked. Now that we made a few illustrations, it’s worth a notice.
Cover and feature
For the Ithaca College Magazine ‘IC View’ we illustrated a pretty funny cover plus the feature story about generations in the workplace.
06.2011 Hollywood is calling
illustrations in the movie ‘Hanna’
Our first appearance in cinemas was in the blockbuster “Hanna” by Joe Wright. Well, in reality our naive Grimm Brothers fairy tale illustrations were.
Classic tasks an illustrator has to fulfil, Point 4: Stamp. Done. This was made for the 75th birthday of Cardinal Lehmann and was sold for charity. It was released by the VRM, who published an article in the ‘Bistumszeitung’ at the same time about the ugly but hard-working Mart. You can recognize the issue on the mentioned stamp, which is on the cover.
04.2011 Drumset Starter
Schott Music has it’s own publishing house ‘Wega Verlag’ we illustrated a book for. The core target group is between eight and twelve. Go, buy this book for relatives or strangers. We are minimally involved in the profit. ISBN-10: 3795745365, ISBN-13: 978-3795745363
12.2010 Call for donations
If you saw posters this winter in Switzerland you might have seen a call for donations, Christmas-collection of Caritas. We made the drawings for this campaign for Spinas | Gemperle in Zurich.
11.2010 Lucky Strike
Pssst! We made something for Lucky Strike. What it is, is top secret. So you know nothing. But if somebody asks: You know nothing not from us.
Miriam’s own magazine
In Mainz there is a new town magazine called ‘sensor’ that we got our hands on. To be precise, Miriam is the art director of this magazine, in fact she did the whole design for it, as well as the design of the homepage, stickers, posters, flyers and so on. www.sensor-magazin.de
09.2010 Guest commentators
Portraits in Handelsblatt
Who is looking at the Handelsblatt backcover this time will see what the prominence of politics and economy have to say as well as a portrait of the relative person. Yes, we did it.
Feature in Playboy
‘O-Zapft is’ was said in the october issue of the German Playboy. That means not only can you see some girls nude that used to wear a Dirndl before, it also means that we were able to illustrate another feature. We made kind of a “find-it” picture, a styleguide, an instruction manual, portraits, a beer tent and the answer to the question: May I drive a bumper car drunk? The answer is yes. Prost!
Comic in the Fas
A hard piece of work was the comic adaptation of the Schimmelreiter by Theodor Storm in shortform, which was published as a two-pager in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.
08.2010 FHM feature storys
Funny! You may laugh about Mossad’s failure in Dubai that we made a funny comic about. We eternalized ourselves, making faces in the drawings.
In the following month we tried some new stuff when illustrating 50 things only men do.
07.2010 World Cup 2010
Comic in the Fas
We made a comic for Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung’s pages two and three, that showed the Soccer World Cup 2010 from Germany’s view. This one was supposed to join people into the finals Germany vs. Netherlands. Unfortunately it was only a summary of the German games instead of an announcement for the finals.
02.2010 More awards from SND
Honour and glory again
For the second time, we won two Awards of Excellence in collaboration with the art direction of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung from the American SND (Society for Newsdesign) for our special about One year of crisis, and another one for Michelangelo’s David.
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Working with the art direction of FAS, 2008 we won two Awards Of Excellence from the American SND (Society for Newsdesign) for our illustrations in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung. One for Our Obama and another one for the double page comic in the christmas issue ‘Die Leiden des Banklehrling Axel’.