About
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, SaudiArabia, Vietnam 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.

Vita

2019

Complete restructure and redesign of «Fuldaer Zeitung»

Redesign of the CP-publication «Rundblick» in Dortmund

Jury-member «WAN-IFRA Asia & South Asia Media Award»

Jury-member «INMA Global Media Awards»

2018

Redesign of the free paper «Marktkorb» in Fulda

Redesign of the CP-publication «Konkret» in Saarbrücken

Jury-member «WAN-IFRA Asia & South Asia Media Award»

2017

Implementation of a new design for «Le Jeudi«, the french-speaking weekly in Luxembourg

Redesign of the website and app of «Tageblatt» in Luxembourg

Jury-member «WAN-IFRA Asia Media Award»

2016

Corporate Design for the publishing house «Fränkische Nachrichten»

Inhouse-Training & Consulting at «Vietnam News» in Hanoi, Vietnam

Jury-member «WAN-IFRA Asia Media Award»

Jury-member «INMA Global Media Awards»

2015

Redesign of «Lindauer Bürgerzeitung«.

Jury-member «WAN-IFRA Asia Media Award»

2014

A new design for «Marktspiegel» in Nuremberg.

Redesign of «Saar Amateur», the sport newspaper in Saarbrücken

Complete restructure and redesign for  «Tageblatt» in Luxembourg.

2013

Relaunch of the clerical newspaper «Kirche Bunt» in Austria.

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

Jury-member «SND Middle East Design Competition».

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.

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.

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».

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.

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.

2007

Redesign of «Nasha Gazeta» in Kostanay, Kasakhstan.

Redesign of «Le Quotiden» in Luxemburg.

Redesign of «Ustinka Plus» in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kasakhstan.

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.

2005

Creation of an infographic concept for the German Red Cross (General Secretariat).

Change of the weekly «Prima Sonntag» to tabloid format.

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.

2003

Redesign of «Marktspiegel», city of Nuremberg.

Redesign of «Prezent», Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Consultancy and repositioning of «Coburger Tageblatts und der Bayerischen Rundschau».

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.

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.

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».

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.

1998

Implementation of a new layout for «Tageblatt», Luxemburg.

Certified consultant of IFRA, subject area media design.

1997

Second redesign for all daily papers of Rhein-Main Publishing Group.

1995/96

Consultant to «Welt» in Berlin.

1994/95

Implementation of new layout for the daily paper «Volksstimme», city of Magdeburg.

1993

First redesign of «Wiesbadener Kurier».

1992

Implementation of a new layout for the daily newspaper «Rheinpfalz», city of Ludwigshafen.

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.

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.

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

Vocational education

Graphic artist, specializing in repro artwork

Awards

2019

«European Newspaper Award 2019»
Fuldaer Zeitung «European Newspaper of the year», Judges special recognition

«WAN-IFRA Print Innovation Award», Silver Medal, Redesign of Fuldaer Zeitung

2017

«European Newspaper Award 2017»
Tageblatt in Luxembourg «European Newspaper of the year»

3 Awards of Excellence for Le Jeudi

2016

«European Newspaper Award 2016»
5 Awards of Excellence for Tageblatt in Luxembourg

2015

«European Newspaper Award 2015»
5 Awards of Excellence for Tageblatt in Luxembourg

2014

«Lifetime Achievement Award» of the Society for News Design

2013

Inkom. Grand Prix / 3rd place
«direkt» Employee newspaper for the Bayer Corporation

2012

Fox Awards Gold medal / Category Employee newspapers
«direkt» Employee newspaper for the Bayer Corporation

2011

ICMA Award of Excellence 2011
«direkt» Employee newspaper for the Bayer Corporation

2001

Tomorrows Newspaper Design Contest 2001
Silver Medal «Early Bee – News for Kids» with newsdesign students of the Center of Journalism Haus Busch

European Newspaper Award 2001
Award of Excellence for frontpage layout of «Le Jeudi», Luxemburg

2000

Tomorrows Newspaper Design Contest 2000
Best of the show «BrainBone Project» with newsdesign students of the Center of Journalism Haus Busch

1999

European Newspaper Award 1999
Award of Excellence for typography of «Tageblatt», Luxemburg