Knoth & Renner

Collaborating since 2011 and located in Berlin and Leipzig, Christoph Knoth & Konrad Renner work on the intersection of digital culture and graphic design.

Based on a deep appreciation for technology and it’s visual echo, the studio’s interdisciplinary portfolio includes websites, identities, printed matter and apps.

⚫Selected projects


  • Point of no Return: Point of Departure, HFBK Hamburg (2019)
  • A Woman’s Work, symposium curated by Foreign Legion Dresden (2018)
  • Growing a New Internet, Indiecon, with Laurel Schwulst & Florian Mecklenburg & Karolien Buurmann, Hamburg (2018)
  • Into Worlds, The Craft of Blurring Boundaries, Berliner Festspiele, Berlin (2018)
  • Design Politics, Academy of Design and Arts, Gothenborg, Sweden (2017)
  • Faculty Day, HGB Leipzig (2017)
  • Kunsthochschule Kassel (2017)
  • It’s a book, it’s a chance, it’s a times new romance, HGB Leipzig (2016)
  • Easy Lessoning 6, New York (2016)
  • Schau der Gestaltung VI, Berlin (2015)
  • Tarptautinė konferencija. TIRIU, VADINASI MATAUin Vilnius, Lithuania (2013)
  • Schrift im 21. Jahrhundert, Typotage Leipzig (2013)
  • Mzin project space for graphics and art, Leipzig, Germany (2012)
  • Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2012)
  • ATypI, Reykjavík, Iceland (2012)


  • Design Politics, Academy of Design and Arts, Gothenborg, Sweden (2017)
  • The Making of an Institution, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (2017)
  • Parametric type, FH Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Germany (2017)
  • Temporary websites, HfG Karlsruhe, Germany (2016)
  • Yale University School of Art, New Haven, USA (2016)
  • Fast Fonts, EKA Tallin, Estonia (2013)
  • Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2013)
  • University for Art and Design Burg Giebichenstein, Germany (2012, 2015, 2016)
  • Programming fonts, ECAL, Lausanne, Switzerland (2011)


Since 2017, Christoph Knoth and Konrad Renner are professors for Digitale Grafik at the Hamburg state academy of higher artistic and scientific education (HFBK).


⚪Rudolfstraße 11
⚪10245 Berlin, Germany

⚫Christoph Knoth


⚫Konrad Renner