My Name is Tabea Hartwich and I'm 30 years old. I grew up in the black forest in the southern part of germany. After I finished my studies for Applied Sciences of Arts with the Bachelor in Communicationdesign at the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd I decided to make Hamburg my hometown cause I already lost my heart to this city. Since i'm living here I was working in different Advertising Agencies for various Clients.



Technical College,

Media & Design Technology


HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd


Bachelor of Arts, Communicationdesign


Art Director & Author


i think projects are the best way to show knowledge and skills, so feel free to look trough the projects i uploaded here and don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

• Art Direction

• Scientific Writing & Storytelling

• Shooting Preparation & Execution

• Webtypography

• Corporate Identity

• Concept

• Illustration


Aug. 2018 – Jan. 2019



Longterm travel from Canada to Panama in 5 month together with my Partner.

Nov. 2016 – Aug. 2018

VSF&P (jetzt "VS")

Junior Art Director

I was working as a Junior Art Director with kind of Art Director functions such as teamleading and planning in the team for the client Villeroy&Boch.

Jul. 2015 – Nov. 2016


Junior Art Director

Junior Art DIrector in a small team for the client Euromaster but also involved in pitches etc.

Oct. 2015

niggli Verlag

Author and Design, Book "Overlap"

In October 2015 the Book "Overlap, Web&Typography" was introduced the first time at the Frankfurt Book Fair by the publishing Company niggli. Together with Jana Kemmer I wrote and designed the book.

Sep. 2014 – Jul. 2015



At neuesaushamburg worked about 15-20 people so we were working in small teams for various clients.

Oct. 2013 – Apr. 2014



My first Job after my studying was to work for Grabarz&Partner in the Literature Team for VW's commercial vehicles, designing catalogues.

2009 – Jul. 2013

HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd

Bachelor of Arts, Communicationdesign

I decided to study at this state-runned University of Applied Sciences which is connected to HfG Ulm, Bauhaus and it's known education and design rules.

Aug. – Okt. 2012


Graphicdesign, Trainee

Small agency with regional clients runned by only 3 persons and sometimes Trainees where i spend the secon part of my practice semester.

Jan. – Jun. 2012

University of Applied Sciences

Semester Abroad, Finnland

I decided to spend my study semester abroad during the wintermonths in Lahti, Finnland at the University of Applied Sciences.

Aug. – Dec. 2011

D-Norm GmbH

Graphicdesign, Trainee

Small Agency with a lot of Hamburg known Clients where I spend the first part of my practice semester.


Technical College

Media & Design Technology, Graduation, High School

Already in my collegetime I was taught a lot of grafic- and productdesign know-how cause I took the Media and Design Technology classes which where given by a teacher who studied productdesign.

Mar. 1989

School of Life


Born in Stuttgart Germany where I also grew up till we moved to the black forest.