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Karen Klessinger

Creative Director Design and Strategy

Karen Klessinger, who was born and raised in Munich, is Creative Director at dan pearlman Markenarchitektur GmbH in Berlin, Germany. Karen has joined dan pearlman in 2000 and has since then worked for clients such as Lufthansa, Commerzbank and BMW/MINI designing brand spaces, brand academys or exhibitions. She is an expert for brand development strategies, brand experience and customer experience design and a consultant for international companies, start-ups, cultural institutions, zoos and leisure parks. In her work Karen focuses on scenography and interactive, digital experiences whilst developing holistic concepts for architectural spaces.


Karen holds a degree in MA of Engineering/MA Architecture from the HFBK, University of Fine Arts in Hamburg and a certificate in Service Design. Her work has won several prizes such as the German Design Prize in Gold for Lufthansa Brand Academy in 2011. Recently, Karen joined the German institution Art Directors Club, ADC, as a member of the jury.

Professional experience

2001 – 2007

Design Director at dan pearlman, Berlin

2007 – 2009

Creative Director at Triad, Berlin

2009 – today

Creative Director Design and Strategy at dan pearlman, Berlin