Dieter Ziegenfeuter

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Dieter Ziegenfeuter (* 1946 in Hagen ) is a German graphic artist .


Special postage stamp "World Cultural Heritage of UNESCO Upper Middle Rhine Valley" (2006)
One of the four welfare brands

Ziegenfeuter, born in Hagen in 1946, studied at the Werkkunstschule Dortmund from 1966 to 1970 . He then worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator and as a freelancer for book and music publishers, magazines and advertising agencies. Since then, his clients have included Ariola , Heyne Verlag , Europaverlag , Citroën and Lübbe Verlag, as well as magazines such as Focus , Playboy and Penthouse magazine. At the same time he started his independent activity, Ziegenfeuter was given a teaching position for graphic design at the Werkkunstschule Dortmund.

From 1972 to 1977 Ziegenfeuter studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich . He completed his studies with a diploma. Ziegenfeuter has been professor for conception, design and illustration at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences since 1982 .


In addition to various commercial graphics such as posters and book covers, Ziegenfeuter devotes himself to the design of postage stamps . Among other things, Ziegenfeuter designed the “ UNESCO Upper Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Site ” brand in 2006 and the brands in the For Welfare Care series in 2009 .

“I stand up for every clapboard on the houses on my postage stamps. I basically know them all by name. "

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