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Stephanie Wunderlich / Enjoying the outdoors for Schöner Wohnen magazine

Stephanie Wunderlich created this colorful illustration for the German magazine, Schöner Wohnen. The magazine features interiors and architectural spaces. Wunderlich illustrated an article on outdoor furniture that’s both fun and trendy.  She shows a sampling of what people do outdoors in summer: lounging, reading and grilling on a warm summer day.    

Stephanie Wunderlich / Stand up now

Stephanie Wunderlich’s papercut illustration will appear in the American Illustration Award Hardcover Book 37. The illustration was originally created for an annual Spring magazine release exhibition. The magazine was a comic anthology on environmental issues. For Wunderlich’s personal printed story, “My flawless guilty conscience,” the illustrator produced a series of illustrations on the environment that were exhibited at the Gallery Gudberg Nerger in Hamburg, […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Summer eating for Plus magazine

Stephanie Wunderlich created this colorful, fun illustration for the Dutch magazine, Plus. In it, Wunderlich tips the perspective of a dining table allowing us to see what’s on the table. The illustrator shows people socializing while enjoying a healthy meal together: all in a summery atmosphere.    

Stephanie Wunderlich / Charitable giving and the HASPA Foundation

Stephanie Wunderlich created a series of illustrations for HASPA’s business report . Hamburger Sparkasse is a banking group whose goal, apart from spending money themselves, is to help clients who plan to build charitable foundations. Wunderlich’s illustrations show the growth that’s possible through thoughtful charitable giving. People viewing art and enjoying nature seated on the number #3 […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Illustrating online health for Soho House magazine’s “House Notes”

Stephanie Wunderlich created an illustration on the subject of online health for Soho House magazine’s “House Notes.” Wunderlich was asked to design a paper-cut illustration of a face in profile with digital icons circling around a head like satellites. She included a messaging icon, a like icon, a location pin icon, an email icon, and a tweet icon to illustrate how we’re being […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Homeowners’ guide for The Washington Post

Stephanie Wunderlich’s illustration appears on the cover of today’s issue of The Washington Post‘s Real Estate supplement. Wunderlich shows a happy couple who have just purchased their first home in a series of illustrations for The Post.  

Stephanie Wunderlich / Illustrating self-awareness

Stephanie Wunderlich illustrated an article on self-awareness for the business magazine weekly, Wirtschaftswoche. The double-page spread shows someone looking at a stage inside his own body to see himself shying away from the spotlight in one illustration. In a second illustration, he’s looking at a very small version of himself. Wunderlich’s editorial illustrations depict complex, psychological issues in a manner that’s easy to […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Cover illustration on purchasing a new home

Stephanie Wunderlich created the cover illustration for the 2018 January/February issue of California Real Estate magazine. Wunderlich was asked to show a family hoping to purchase a home with the help of a real estate agent. The illustrator showed a young couple accompanied by an agent looking at a row of colorful houses on an idyllic street lined with palm trees where […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / On authenticity

Stephanie Wunderlich illustrates a double-page spread on authenticity for Wirtschaftswoche, a German business magazine. The article entitled, “Be whatever you like but not yourself,” is about bad manners and the excuses we make for them. Wunderlich shows a man with his feet on his desk, arm swung over his chair, with laptop propped up in his lap.

Stephanie Wunderlich / Challenges of working from home

Stephanie Wunderlich illustrates a double-page spread on the challenges of working from a home office for the current issue of Wirtschaftswoche, a German business magazine. In her lively block color and flat pattern image, Wunderlich shows how children playing, the dog, and clothing hanging to dry are just some the distractions faced by people working from home. The article suggests that […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Be brave

Stephanie Wunderlich created a cover illustration about the impact of first impressions for Wirtchaftswoche, a German-language weekly business news magazine. Wunderlich illustrates the article, “Be brave,” with a woman waiting to be revealed from behind a red curtain.  

Stephanie Wunderlich / Donating to charity

Stephanie Wunderlich created a series of illustrations on financial topics for Schwab magazine’s Winter Issue. Her editorial illustration on families who donate money to charity shows a father pushing a wheelbarrel of money wrapped in ribbon to a designated charity as his family looks on.  

Stephanie Wunderlich / Celebrating the beach basket

Stephanie Wunderlich created a playful 3D paper illustration of a beach scene for a Google Doodle on October 7th. Wunderlich’s beach scene of two bathers wearing colorful inner tubes jumping into deep blue water as others recline in beach baskets was created to commemorate the 172nd birthday of Wilhelm Bartelmann, the inventor of the Strandkorb […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Instant gratification for Eltern

Stephanie Wunderlich illustrates a monthly column for Eltern, a German family and parenting magazine. Wunderlich’s illustration of a woman’s brain synapses lighting up when she thinks about shopping, appears in the latest issue of the magazine. Her editorial illustration is about the instant gratification we get when we shop.  

Stephanie Wunderlich / Busy wins “Best of the best”

Stephanie Wunderlich was awarded a juried prize by the 2017 Hiiibrand International Illustration Competition for her book project, Busy.  Wunderlich created 100 black-and-white illustrations showing busy people sealed off from the world around them and its distractions. Using bold graphic shapes and relevant detail, in a style all her own, Wunderlich created a thoughtful book of her editorial […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Choosing the right candidate

Stephanie Wunderlich illustrated a double-page spread and a series of illustrations for Wirtschaftswoche on how to avoid choosing the wrong candidate for a managerial position. Wunderlich’s fun and colorful editorial illustration shows a job candidate on a treadmill with electrodes attached to his chest taking a “stress test” while two interviewers take notes on the prospective employee’s qualifications.    

Stephanie Wunderlich / Unity and loss

In this sensitive and poignant illustration of a family after the loss of a partner, the illustrator chose subtle color and a strongly-symbolic composition to convey the unity of a family and the financial impact after the death of a spouse.  The young family sits on a stack of paper money as coins drop to the ground. The […]

Stephanie Wunderlich / Just above the surface and “Yo future”

In case you aren’t familiar with The Spring Collective, they publish a magazine that I’ve been co-editor of for the past nine years on the environment and other people-friendly topics. The Collective just celebrated the release of its Spring issue, “Yo future.” My head’s above water in this illustration but what’s underneath could scare anyone. My story tells about […]

Illustrator Stephanie Wunderlich Wins Award of Merit for Study for ZEIT Newspaper

I won a Merit Award for a series of illustrations I did last year for the german newspaper ZEIT

Illustrator Stephanie Wunderlich / Chosen winner at American Illustration 36

The illustration”Hubbub” for the anthology “Constellations” by Studio Pilar was selected as Chosen winner by American Illustration 36

We’re thrilled to welcome Illustrator Stephanie Wunderlich to our gang!

Stephanie Wunderlich studied both at FH Augsburg and ISIA Urbino and graduated with a degree in communication design. Based in Hamburg/ Germany she works as a freelance illustrator for international magazines and publishers of books. Her favourite medium is paper collage. She creates her illustrations using digital as well as analog techniques (scissors and glue). […]