Peter Nitsch

Peter Nitsch stammt aus der deutschen Skater-Szene der späten Achtziger Jahre. Er studierte Kommunikationsdesign in München und machte seinen Abschluss in Design (Schwerpunkt: Motion Design) an der Universität München. Als Air-Designer arbeitete er für Kunden wie die Universal Studios, ProSieben, 13th Street, der SciFi Channel und die Vereinten Nationen. Anschließend machte er das Corporate Design und die Fotografie zu seinen Arbeitsschwerpunkten. Er gehörte zu den Beteiligten des SIP (Shpilman Institut für Fotografie), einem Forschungsinstitut, sich der Förderung öffentlicher Debatten zum kreativen Arbeiten auf dem Gebiet der Fotografie widmet. Peter Nitsch wurde vielfach international ausgezeichnet – sowohl als Designer (New York Festival, BDA) wie als Fotograf (Los Angeles International Photography Award, Hasselblad Masters Halbfinalist). Er ist Mitbegründer des Playboard Magazine und von Rupa Design. 2007 begann er die Arbeit an seinem Blog und der Webseite “get addicted to…”. Der Begriff „Sucht“ ist lateinischen Ursprungs: ad dicere = jemandem ansprechen. Seine Website widmet sich der Suche nach Inspiration, während die Geschichten von Kreativität und Innovation in der Fotografie, Design, Technologie und Kultur erzählen. Peter Nitsch arbeitet und lebt in München und Bangkok.

Peter Nitsch’s background is in the the German Skater scene of the late 1980s. He studied communication design in Munich, and later graduated with a degree in design (majoring in motion design) from the University of Munich. As an air designer he worked for clients such as Universal Studios, ProSieben, 13th Street, the SciFi Channel, and the United Nations. After that, he returned to concentrating on corporate design and photography. Nitsch has also been a contributor to the SIP (Shpilman Institute for Photography), a research institute that aspires to openly debated creative work in the field of photography. Nitsch has won several international awards, both as designer (New York Festival, BDA) and photographer (Los Angeles International Photography Award, Hasselblad Masters semifinalist). He is co-founder of Playboard Magazine and Rupa Design, and in 2007 he began his blog/website “get addicted to…” The term addiction is of Latin origin: ad dicere, meaning, to tell someone. The site is synonymous with seeking inspiration, while the stories highlight creativity and innovation in photography, design, technology, and culture. Peter Nitsch lives and works in Munich and Bangkok.

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