- Hamburg / designxport Hamburg / Main Stage
After graduating with a degree in Graphic Design and a Communication Design degree, Mirko Borsche worked as an art director for advertising agency Springer & Jacoby where he was responsible for the campaigns of Levis, MTV, Mercedes Benz, Panasonic, Reemtsma, and others.
From 1999 to 2002 he was the art director of jetzt magazine, a spin-off for young people of renowned national newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. From 2002 Mirko Borsche worked as art director for Mini-International BMW Group for several years. In the same year, he became art director at a new project of Stern/Gruner+Jahr, and launched the youth magazine NEON which became a huge success in Germany.
In 2004, he returned to jetzt for the magazine’s relaunch and stayed until 2007. Since 2007 he is the creative director for weekly newspaper DIE ZEIT and every other publication of the Zeit-Verlag such as Zeitmagazin and Zeit Wissen. In 2007 Borsche also founded his design studio Bureau Mirko Borsche in Munich. His clients hail from all fields, from culture and media to business: Bavarian State Opera, Thalia Theater, Audi, BMW Group, Nike…
Mirko Borsche received numerous national and international awards for his work. Amongst many national exhibitions, his work was exhibited in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Florence, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo.