Schmuttertal-Gymnasium – DBU Bauband 1
Atelier Gassner – Visual Essays
Martin Rauch, Refined Earth
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Reinhard Gassner (1950) opened his own design office in Feldkich in 1976 – from 1987 in Schlins/Vorarlberg; from 1996 to 1999 external consultant and design head of the InterMedia course at the University of Applied Sciences, Dornbirn/Vorarlberg; Gassner’s works have received many international awards and have been widely published; in addition to regular commissions, Gassner also works internationally as a curator, lecturer and author; member of the Austrian professional association Design Austria and of the Alliance Graphique Internationale AGI; from 2010 partner in Atelier Gassner KG.
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Andrea Gassner (1975), 1993 – 1998 trained at the Schule für Gestaltung/graphic design class, St. Gallen (CH), graduated with distinction and holds the Swiss certificate of competence in graphic design; 2000 – 2002 took “the graduate programme in graphic design”, which she completed as a Master of Fine Art, Breda (NL); winner of several international awards; teaches at Würzburg University of Applied Sciences (design) and at Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (media design); 2010 jury member for the DAM Architectural Book Award in Frankfurt; 2013 jury member TEC Zürich; 2013 – 2016 member of the commission of the State of Vorarlberg (fine and applied art ); 2014 jury member for the LAVA Design Award; 2015 published critiques in Archithese Zürich; since 1999 member of studio Gassner, from 2010 partner in Atelier Gassner KG.
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Marcel Bachmann (1977) completed training as textile printer, 1996 – 2000 trained in graphic design at the Schule für Gestaltung in Ravensburg (D), completing his studies with distinction – diploma in graphic and information design; since 2000 staff member in studio Atelier Gassner KG.
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Christopher Walser (1988) 2008 - 2013 bachelor and master degree in InterMedia, University of Applied Sciences, Vorarlberg; 2013 internship with “Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann”, Vienna. Since May 2014 in the studio Atelier Gassner KG.
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Katharina Fründ (1987) 2008 - 2014 bachelor and master degree in design, in the fields of information and communication from the University of Applied Sciences Münster (D); 2013 internship with “Lambert und Lambert”, Düsseldorf. Since July 2014 in the studio Atelier Gassner KG.
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Ruth Gassner (1951) co-founder and since 1976 staff member of the studio Atelier Gassner KG; administrative management, advertising planning, advertising projects; own design projects.
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Marcella Merholz (1977) diploma in communication design 2006 (Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee). Worked as freelance diploma designer with “minigram Studio für Markendesign”, Berlin and with “bauer konzept und gestaltung”, Vienna; since August 2009 in the studio Atelier Gassner KG.