DAS STUDIO is a Berlin based design, arts and strategy studio with a focus on brands, editorial and creative direction in the cultural and commercial sector
DAS STUDIO run by Pascal Schöning
DAS STUDIO is an independent design studio at the intersection of design, arts and strategy.
DAS STUDIO SCHÖNING delivers exceptional brand design, editorial design, and creative direction services with over 25 years of experience and international reach.
Our focus on design, arts, and strategy allows us to create brilliant brand experiences that seamlessly blend strategy, haptic elegance, digital touchpoints, and live experiences, resulting in tangible designs that truly make an impact. With a typographic and editorial heritage, DAS STUDIO combines narratives and aesthetics in every project.
All out of one hand by Pascal Schöning
Profile & Services
DAS STUDIO is an independent and interdisciplinary studio that works at the intersection of design, arts and strategy.
UX & UI Design
DAS STUDIO SCHÖNING
was founded in Cologne in 2012 as a multidisciplinary design studio and works for companies, startups and agencies. In 2018, Das Studio moved half to the heart of Berlin, where it is still located today.
Multilocal Das Studio works remotely for international institutions, the cultural sector, international brands and emerging startups run by Pascal Schöning.
Vita & Studio
DAS STUDIO SCHÖNING Creative Director
Founder PAX – 6 Magazine
Founder MENSCH Magazine
Founder BACKWASH.LOOK and BW GALLERY
Lecturer Design, Ecosign
muehlhausmoers, Berlin, Managing Board – Creative Direction
Strichpunkt Design, Berlin, Creative Direction
2014 - 2015
ZimmermannEditorial, Cologne, CEO – Creative Direction
2006 - 2012
muehlhausmoers, Cologne – Berlin, Creative Director
BMZ+more (P//Mod, Publicis), Düsseldorf, Junior AD
2005 - 2006
FSW, Cologne, Junior Art Director
2004 - 2005
Kuhn, Kammann und Kuhn, Cologne, Volunteer
vierviertel, design agency, Cologne, 6-month internship
9/2000 - 7/2004
Visual Communication and Typography at FH Hannover,
Graduation in visual communication (Dipl. Des., grade 1)
1996 - 1999
Fachoberschule für Gestaltung, Cologne, Graduation
Awards & Publications
2021 BCM, 4x Silver
2020 FOX Visual, 2x Gold, 1x Silver
2020 FOX Award, 3x Gold, 3x Silver
2017 PAX – 6 Issue 2 - Magazine Release
2016 PAX – 6 Issue 1 - Magazine Release
2016 German Design Award
2015 IF Design Award
2015 Design Your Life, Book Release
2014 IF Communication design award
2014 Mercury Award
2013 German Design Award Nominee
2012 red dot award
2012 Galaxy Gold Award
2012 BCP Gold Award, Silver Award
2012 ARC Gold Award
2012 Fox Award, Gold, Silver
2012 Astrid Award, Gold, Silver, New York
2012 Vision Award, Platin, Gold
2012 Mercury Grand, Gold, New York
2011 International Corporate Media Award
2011 red dot award - Annual+Editorial
2011 Vision Award, Platin and Gold
2011 Fox Award
2011 Designpreis Deutschland
2011 European Design Award
2011 BCP Award
2011 Astrid Award, New York
2011 Mercury Award, Grand, Honor, NY
2010 International Corporate Media Award
2010 Berliner Type Award, Magazine
2010 IF Communication design award
2010 Astrid Award, New York
2009 DDC - Award
2009 Bleiwüste - Book release
2009 Escehaeriefte - by TGM
2009 red dot award - Annuals
2009 red dot award - Editorial
2009 Berliner Type Award, B2B - Mag
2009 Berliner Type Award, B2C - Reports
2009 BCP Gold Award
2008 european excellence award
2008 red dot award - Editorial
2007 Astrid Award, New York
2007 Mercury Award, New York
2006 Econ Award
2006 BCP Award
2006 Astrid Award, New York
2005 Best New 18/1
2004 :output award, silver winner
2004 Der Fisch im Affenstall, "Page" 12/04
PAX – 6 Magazine 2,
PAX – 6 Magazine 1,
Design Your Life, Campus Verlag
Mensch Magazin 2,
Mensch Magazin 1,
Bleiwüste, Book (Niggli)
Author / Creative Director
Escehaeriefte, Magazine by TGM
Exhibitions & Events
Es gibt sehr wenig Gesetze,
Berlin Art Week 2022
with Students of Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
Curation and Exhibition
VERSIO 1, 2, 3, Exhibitions, Cologne,
Curation and Exhibition
Photogallery BW GALLERY, Hannover,
CEO & Curation
Mensch VOID, Event Series,
Curation and Exhibition
DAS STUDIO believes that great design is more than just aesthetics.
Our approach to design is centered on building relationships with audiences by understanding their needs and delivering emotional entertainment through strong brand assets and relevant content. We merge analytic consultancy with an open mindset to develop smart ideas that resonate with people's lives. We work with great empathy and a deep understanding of narrative journalism and imagery across all channels.
DAS STUDIO has worked with clients from all over the world, helping them build strong brands, create compelling editorial content, and design innovative products. We cater to a diverse range of clients, from international brands like REWE, Allianz Direct, and Porsche to small businesses and startups.
We believe that the best results come from working closely with our clients, listening to their feedback, and being transparent throughout the design process.
At DAS STUDIO, we value sustainability and strive to create seamless designs that are not only tangible and visually appealing but also environmentally conscious.
Allianz Direct, Arag, Audi, Bayer, BMW, Campus Verlag, Condé Nast, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Standards, Deutscher Ärzteverlag, DOM, Ecosign, Electronic Arts, e-on, Ergo, FAZ, Fidelity, Frame Magazine, Gruner + Jahr, GoPro, Henkel, High Snobiety, Hornbach, Hyundai, KPMG, Lanxess, Medienfabrik, Mercedes Benz, Niggli Verlag, PepperParties, Porsche, REWE, SAP, Sennheiser, Sentido, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, T-Com, Total, Toyota, TUI, Typografische Gesellschaft München, Vattenfall, Vivico, Vivento, Vorwerk, WDR …
DAS STUDIO has a strong network of renowned specialists from different creative fields, including digital design, motion design, illustration, and photography. Our international creative network allows us to offer exclusive multidisciplinary solutions that bring communication concepts to life.
With our heritage in classic typography, we combine all disciplines under the art and creative direction of DAS STUDIO.
Get in touch – It’s time we get to know each other.
We’re always happy to discuss a new project or collaboration. If you have something in mind or just want to say hello, drop me a line.
For portfolio contact or personal inquiries:
Design Arts Strategy
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