Knoth & Renner

Knoth & Renner work on the intersection of digital culture and graphic design. They collaborate since 2011 in Berlin and Leipzig.

Based on a deep appreciation for technology and it’s visual echo, Christoph Knoth’s and Konrad Renner’s interdisciplinary portfolio includes websites, identities, printed matter and apps.

⚫Selected projects


  • The Resistant Web, HfG Offenbach,
    online lecture (2021)
  • The Resistant Web, European Media Art Network, online lecture (2021)
  • Sprengel Readymades, online lecture (2020)
  • The Resistant Web, online lecture, UQAM Montreal Canada (2020)
  • Kindai University, Osaka Japan (2019)
  • Festgespräche, Heidelberger Kunstverein (2019)
  • 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)


  • Kindai University, Osaka Japan (2019)
  • Swiss Interactive Media Day, St. Gallen (2018)
  • 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)

⚫Selected Writings and Interviews


Since 2017, Christoph Knoth and Konrad Renner are professors for Digitale Grafik at the University of the Arts in Hamburg (HFBK).


⚪Choriner Str. 79
⚪10119 Berlin, Germany

⚫Christoph Knoth


⚫Konrad Renner