WHO WE ARE

David Peters is the founder and director of DESIGN FILMS. He has researched thousands of films to create an extensive collection of title sequences and short films on design that span the history of cinema. His pioneering work in media history was recognized by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1994. In addition to his work in media aesthetics, David is principal and design strategist of the communication design firm EXBROOK.

Ken Coupland writes about art, architecture, photography, and interior and graphic design for an international roster of publications. A contributing editor of Graphis magazine and Graphis Books, he is a regular contributor to I.D., Metropolis, Print and STEP magazines. Ken has written and designed several Web-based works of fiction, and has curated several exhibitions devoted to digital art and design.

Dav Rauch is a film title designer and animator at THE ORPHANAGE. His film title work has screened at the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlin Film Festival, and South By Southwest. He has also taught motion graphics design at CCAC in San Francisco, the American Film Institute, and the University of Performing and Visual Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.

Kai Christmann lives and works in Duesseldorf and Cologne, Germany. He teaches web and motion design at the University of Applied Science in Duesseldorf, has worked as an art director in on-air promotion for Disney Channel Germany, and freelances for television, production houses and various business clients.



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