about is a german based design collective created by Steffen Seth Prohn.

founded in 2006, (back then known as 'Doctrine Designs') started out as the umbrella name for art projects by Seth or art projects that Seth was involved with.
in 2017, - now with an office in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia - has been turned into an independent freelance ads agency, offering a wide range of solutions in design, photography, and all sorts of arts.

our range of skills that can be acquired for commercial use, including:
  • web sites (HTML, CSS, PHP, JS, Wordpress, …)
  • corporate id (logos, product design, print & digital media)
  • social media (brand integration, customer care, …)
  • photography (digital & analogue, event-, image-, product-, & live photography)
  • layout (magazine & zines, print & digital, …, w/ Adobe InDesign)
  • photo manipulation (w/ Adobe Photoshop, and analogue)
  • vectorizing & vexelizing (w/ Adobe Illustrator)
  • office (w/ LibreOffice, OpenOffice, or Microsoft Office)
  • typography (fonts)
  • illustrations
  • video & sound editing
  • audio/music (classical, electronic, jazz, etc.)
  • text (writting, editing, corrections, etc.)

our collective is able to cover even more fields, depending on availability.
check the Circle for more info about our members and their field of work.

Steffen Seth Prohn

graphic designer, photographer, web designer

2004 — 2007 college of higher education
"Nelly-Pütz-Berufskolleg", Düren, Germany
degree in design
2009 general designer
"PCV Systemhaus", Grevenbroich, Germany
2010 photographer, web designer
"PictureMakers", Düsseldorf, Germany
2011 web designer
"Vignold", Ratingen, Germany
2013 — 2014 layouter
"CampusD", campus magazine
"Heinrich-Heine-University", Düsseldorf, Germany
2017 web designer
"Somtxt UG", Rostock, Germany
2006 — now freelance designer & photographer
(formerly "Doctrine Designs")

specialization in:
• digital photography & photo editing
• analog photography, lomography
• web design
• logo design & corporate id
• layout
• social media

very familiar with:
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe Illustrator
• Libre-/OpenOffice

• tsubaka
• msfk_ddrs

more info: