Born 1978, Ariane Spanier graduated in 2004 from the Berlin Weissensee School of Art. 2004/05 she did an internship at Sagmeister Inc. in New York. Ariane Spanier Design, founded in 2005, works with architects, publishers, curators, artists, magazine publishers, and museums and galleries. Since 2006 she is the design director of FUKT magazine for contemporary drawing. In 2011 she won the important international invitational corporate design-competition for the design of the “Kieler Woche”, the largest sailing festival in the world with its unique design history.