Blackspace // Michael Keller

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“Exactly on the day when I was supposed to give a talk at the Forward Festival 2020, the first lockdown began. This is not the same speech anymore and I am not the same person anymore.”


In this unique talk, Michael Keller will share the stories behind some of his most iconic works as a designer without a computer and his transformation, of a creative who wanted it all to a mind that has nothing to lose.


Michael Keller is a German designer and founder of BLACKSPACE. The German design studio which drives the creative industry by transforming brands and giving them a visual identity and an intellectual home worldwide. They develop touchpoints through visual DNAs and reinvent the experience for brands like Audi, One World Trade Center, Kia, O2, Voestalpine, Goldkammer or Genesis along the transition of analogue and digital space.