Studio KōAN is a design studio based in Basel (CH) and founded by Benedikt Wöppel. We specialize in translating ideas, concepts and researches into (audio-)visual strategies. We work in the fields of graphic design, sound design, web design, installation, film, animation and more.
The studio places great emphasis on a self-critical and sustainable design culture.
Benedikt Wöppel (born 1987 in Germany) is an autonomous designer and artist based in Amsterdam (NL) and Basel (CH). He graduated from the Sandberg Institute Amsterdam (postgraduate programme of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam), with a Master’s degree in art and design. Benedikt works on both commissioned and self-initiated projects and teaches at schools in the fields of design, animation and film. His work is expressed through graphic design, film, animation, installation and sound design.