Christoph Niemann
Abstract City Blog: Haunted Household

Abstract City Blog: Redeye

For me the ideal joke consists of the viewer/reader providing 98% of the idea, and the illustration just filling in that last tiny piece of the puzzle, that makes everything come together.

Much of my work certainly wouldn’t have happened without the inspiration I am getting from spending time with my kids; but I try to use this light and playful approach merely as a visual Trojan horse to tell a more or less grown-up story. One thing has changed though: since I have kids I can lay on the floor for hours, playing with legos and wooden bricks and pretend that I am actually working.