Leon Lothschütz was born in Saarbrücken, a small city in the south west of Germany. After finishing school, he moved to Bremen, where he got a Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Design at the University of the Arts (HfK), followed by a master’s degree at the program Sprache und Kommunikation—From Aleph To Eternity, supervised by Samuel Nyholm and Tania Prill.

Leon is part of Hellllo — Büro für Gestaltung, based in Bremen and Hamburg. He has worked as for clients such as Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst Bremen, the University of St. Gallen, Zeit, as well as individual artists and photographers.

From 2017 to 2019, he was working for the german news magazine Der Spiegel, being responsible for the design of Literaturspiegel (and later on it’s successor, Spiegel Bestseller) and Spiegel Expedition (the latter in collaboration with Annika Loebel), as well as working on the weekly news magazine.

He interned both at Zeit Magazin and NODE Berlin. Before that, he was part of the design team for the HfK-produced magazine Zeitschrift der Straße and worked as a graphic designer for the University of the Arts.