Matthias Grund is an artist and designer based in Cologne, Germany. After working as an art director in the premium and luxury lifestyle segment, he currently runs an independent design practice focusing on visual and strategic design and conducts artistic research in the field of visual culture. He studied at Köln International School of Design, Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Chiba University, Japan and Parsons School of Design, New York and holds a B.A. & M.A. in Integrated Design from KISD.