Christine Hesse, born in Innsbruck, studied design management at the University of Westminster in London (MBA). She worked for film studio and advertising agencies in Munich. Since 1988 Managing Director and joint owner of Hesse Design. 1993 to 2000 lecturer for design management at the Düsseldorf FH. Member of the Design Management Institute of Boston and the Marketing Club Düsseldorf.
Prof. Klaus Hesse, born in Elberfeld, studied photography and typography in Wuppertal, worked as art director for advertising agencies such as Ogilvy and GGK Düsseldorf in Hamburg, Munich and Düsseldorf. Since 1988, designer and joint owner of Hesse Design. Chair of communication design in Dortmund and Essen 1993-1999. From 1999 to 2020 he taught at the HfG Offenbach Art Academy. From 2011 to 2018 he was Dean of the Faculty of Art. Chief editor of »sushi – Magazine for young Creativity«. Member of the Type Directors Club of New York.