Pressdesign Hans Peter Janisch

Hans Peter Janisch Hans Peter Janisch has been a newspaper designer and consultant to the newspaper industry since 1989. His work focuses on the redesign of existing publications, the creative layout and structuring of new products, as well as consulting on all issues pertaining to the visual appearance of a publishing house.

Over the years he has designed numerous newspapers and weekly journals in Germany, Austria, Luxemburg, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Slovenia and many other countries. Next to the work of implementing creative design concepts Hans Peter is a lecturer at the Society for News Design, the Center of Journalism Haus Busch, the Journalist Academy and for the world organization of newspapers, the WAN-IFRA.

Vocational Education
Graphic artist, specializing in repro artwork
College
Course of studies in communication design specializing in typographics and newspaper design under Professor Hans F. Krebs, University of Applied Science in the city of Mainz
1988
Hans Peter Janisch joins «Allgemeinen Zeitung», Mainz, to implement a new layout. Set up of an infographics workstation. To design infographics the Apple Macintosh is used for the first time.
1991
Redesign of the biggest newspaper of the newly-formed German states – «Freien Presse» in the city of Chemnitz.

Lecturer at the Center of Journalism in the city of Hagen for the subject areas layout and infographics.
1992
Implementation of a new layout for the daily newspaper «Rheinpfalz», city of Ludwigshafen.
1993
First redesign of «Wiesbadener Kurier».
1994/95
Implementation of new layout for the daily paper «Volksstimme», city of Magdeburg.
1995/96
Consultant to «Welt» in Berlin.
1997
Second redesign for all daily papers of Rhein-Main Publishing Group.
1998
Implementation of a new layout for «Tageblatt», Luxemburg.

Certified consultant of IFRA, subject area media design.
1999
Redesign of «Fränkischen Tag», city of Bamberg.

Implementation of corporate design for the publishing company «Fränkischen Tag».

Elected regional director of the Society for News Design for all German-speaking countries.
2000
Redesign of «Le Jeudi», published in French. Second redesign of «Tageblatt».

Implemenation of a corporate design for «Fränkischen Nachrichten», city of Tauberbischofsheim, and implementation of corporate design for the publishing company Editpress in Luxemburg.

Organisation of an IFRA study on legibility «The importance of legibility for modern publications».
2001
Layout and design of «Le Quotidien», a new daily paper for the Luxemburg market published in French.

Redesign of «Wiesbadener Kurier» and «Gießener Anzeiger».

Implementation of corporate design for the publishing house Lensing-Wolff in the city of Dortmund, including in-house advertising design.
2002
Second relaunch of «Fränkischen Tag», city of Bamberg. Design of new weekly paper «Prima Sonntag», city of Nuremberg.

Typographic consultancy for the redesign of the national telephone and business directories of Deutsche Telekom.
2003
Redesign of «Marktspiegel», city of Nuremberg.

Redesign of «Prezent», Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Consultancy and repositioning of «Coburger Tageblatts und der Bayerischen Rundschau».
2004
Redesign of the new magazine «Revue», Luxemburg.

Consultancy and redesign of «Fuldaer Zeitung», including concept and design of «FDate» — the event magazine for the eastern region of the state of Hesse.

Appointed international director of the Society for News Design, in charge of all sections outside of the USA.
2005
Creation of an infographic concept for the German Red Cross (General Secretariat).

Change of the weekly «Prima Sonntag» to tabloid format.
2006
Design of a cartographic system of the state of Luxemburg, including implementation of infographics for the publishing house Editpress.

Member of jury at the Russian Newspaper Design Competition.
2007
Redesign of «Nasha Gazeta» in Kostanay, Kasakhstan.

Redesign of «Le Quotiden» in Luxemburg.

Redesign of «Ustinka Plus» in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kasakhstan.
2008
Member of jury at 29th Design Competition of the Society of News Design.

Redesign of «Blizz», city of Regensburg.

Redesign of «Tageblatt» and «Le Jeudi».

Redesign of «Markgräfler Bürgerblattes», city of Offenburg.
2009
Redesign of «Marktspiegel» in Nuremberg.

Redesign of «Märker» and «Brawo», city of Oranienburg.

Consultancy of «Oranienburger Generalanzeiger».

Redesign of «Heider Anzeiger», city of Heide.

Complete redesign of «Fuldaer Zeitung».

Member of the jury of the first Kyrgystan newspaper design competition.
2010
Redesign of «WOB», the free paper in Würzburg.

Complete redesign of «direkt», the employee-newspaper of the Bayer Corporation.

Jury member of the «WAN-IFRA Asia media award».
2011
Redesign of «INFO - Der Südfinder», a free weekly from the «Schwäbische Zeitung».

Redesign of the free advertising paper in Fulda «MK».

Launch and design of the «Abendzeitung» in Nuremberg.

Redesign of «Franken Report», the free paper of the «Abendzeitung» in Nuremberg.

Redesign of «DELO», the leading paper in Slovenia.

A new design for «Nedelo», the sunday tabloid newspaper in Slovenia.
2012
Launch of the sunday tabloid «Nedeljske Novice» in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Redesign of «Kolesa» and «Krisha» in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Relaunch of «Niederösterreichischen Nachrichten», the leading regional paper in this austrian region.
2013
Relaunch of the clerical newspaper «Kirche Bunt» in Austria.

Jury-member «WAN-IFRA Asia Media Award».

Jury-member «SND Middle East Design Competition».
2014
Redesign of the leading advertising paper «Marktspiegel» in Nuremberg.

A new design for «Saar Amateur», the sport tabloid of Saarbrücker Zeitung.

Complete redesign and repositioning of «Tageblatt» in Luxemburg.
2015


Awards

European Newspaper Award 1999
Award of Excellence for typography of «Tageblatt», Luxemburg
Tomorrows Newspaper Design Contest 2000
Best of the show «BrainBone Project» with newsdesign students of the Center of Journalism Haus Busch
European Newspaper Award 2001
Award of Excellence for frontpage layout of «Le Jeudi», Luxemburg
Tomorrows Newspaper Design Contest 2001
Silver Medal «Early Bee - News for Kids» with newsdesign students of the Center of Journalism Haus Busch
ICMA Award of Excellence 2011
«direkt» Employee newspaper for the Bayer Corporation
Fox Awards Gold medal / Category Employee newspapers
«direkt» Employee newspaper for the Bayer Corporation
Inkom. Grand Prix / 3rd place
«direkt» Employee newspaper for the Bayer Corporation
«Lifetime Achievement Award» / Society for News Design 2014