Christian Ruess is a creative director, curator and photographer living in Berlin. Conceptualizing and executing at the same time, he collaborates with international brands, agencies and smart people, creating identities, campaigns and content across all platforms, in the fields of fashion, beauty and lifestyle.
His intention is to overlap different subjects like communication, design and art. Depending on the dimensions, his studio adapts to varying needs to turn projects into individual pieces of greatness. Over the years, his concepts have cut through the noise and gained major awards including Clio, Cannes Lions, ADC and NY Festival.
About You, Alcina, Amazon, Amorelie, Audi, Apollo, BMW, Bosch, Beck’s, Bitburger, Bowers & Wilkins, Burger King, Bild, Campari, Descente, Deutsche Bank, Die Welt, DMAX, Eurowings, Gala, Germanwings, Hess Natur, Hornbach, IKEA, Interzum, John Frieda, Lamborghini, Lemonaid, Lidl, Lipton, Løre Originals, Mercedes-Benz, Mey, Mini, MS Dockville Festival, Otto, Porsche, John Player Special, West, Sixt, Škoda, Smart, Sebastian Professional, Sennheiser, Siemens, Sky, Subway, Sparkasse, Telekom, Tom Tailor, TUI, Tchibo, visitBerlin, VW, Vodafone, Web Summit, Wempe, Xing, XouXou, YUN, ZDF, Zalando and more
AGENCIES & PRODUCTIONS
Dokyo, Freunde des Hauses, Heimat Hamburg, Heimat Berlin, Jung von Matt (Alster / Brand Activation / Elbe / 365), Kolle Rebbe / Accenture Interactive, Leagas Delaney, Lukas Lindemann Rosinski, Pacific Entertainment, Parasol Island, Philipp und Keuntje, Schipper Company, Select World, Serviceplan, Tank Tank, Territory, Thjnk Berlin, Thjnk Hamburg, Überground, Upfront, Vice Media, We love Artbuying, Zauberberg, Zum Goldenen Hirschen and more
PUBLISHING & EDITORIALS
Vogue Italy, L’Officiel, Schön Magazine, GQ Magazine, Leica Magazine, Vanity Teen, Quality Magazine, Croco Magazine, Œ Magazine, Odalisque Magazine, Ryker Magazine, After Nyne Magazine, Beautiful Savage Magazine, Durst Magazine, Kaltblut Magazine, Loved & Found Magazine, Cyte Magazine, Imute Magazine, Neo2 Magazine, AMEN F★SHION and more
2017 – 2019 Visual Host at Can Love be Synthie by Katja Ruge.
06.2019 Wir tun nur so by Julia Waldmann.
05.2019 Container Love Pop-Up-Gallery @Interzum.
09.2017 Container Love VI. Supported by Reeperbahn Festival.
07.2017 Container Love V. Supported by MS Dockville.
04.2017 Monster Nature. In cooperation with FRUITS.
10.2016 Container Love IV.
08.2016 Container Love III. Supported by MS Dockville.
08.2015 Container Love II. Supported by MS Dockville.
03.2015 The Big Picture, Bondi Beach, Australia.
03.2015 Month of Photography, Denver.
01.2015 Die Wanderer. In cooperation with photographer Sabrina Rynas & Jan Riephoff.
11.2014 Lost in Life. In cooperation with photographer Sabrina Rynas and stylist Melanie Bessler.
07.2013 Container Love I. In cooperation with photographer Sabrina Rynas.
Annual Multimedia Award, Art Directors Club, ADC Rookie Agency Of The Year, Cannes Lions, Clio Award, Cresta Award, Die Klappe, DMMA Onlinestar, Effi, Eurobest, German Digital Award, Lürzer’s Archive, Neptun Award, New York Festivals, Piaf Award, Red Dot Communication Design Award, Unruly Video Award, Spotlight Festival