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Max Loeffler
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Book Of Boba Fett / Empire Magazine

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Egg and Flower / No Hours

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The Tomorrow War / Amazon Studios and Mondo News

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Nilkheimer Ersatzfest / Kommz Festival

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Country of Milan

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Book / August Dreesbach Verlag

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Wandavision / Empire Magazine

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The Big Lebowski / BFI / Bloomsbury

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High Life / Mondo

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Disspatio H.G. / The New Yorker Mag

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Wildfire / Cinema Sahara

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Center for Language, Music and Emotion / New York University 2

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Center for Language, Music and Emotion / New York University 1

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The Midnight Sky / Mondo

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Horror Show / The Midnight

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Isolation Tapes / KADVAR

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Lavender Blues / Big Scenic Nowhere

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Q Anon / The New Yorker

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Losing Battle / New York Times

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Santoni

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Plug In Hybrids 1 / BMW

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Plug In Hybrids 2 / BMW

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Plug In Hybrids 3 / BMW

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Mirror Worlds / The Economist

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How Do We Want to Live? / Long Distance Calling

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Hazard / Long Distance Calling

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Save the Night / Jägermeister

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Done With Drugs / The Dirty Nil

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Doom Boy / The Dirty Nil

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Undergods

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Broad Dialect / Die Zeit Z Plakat

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The Right Moment / WirtschaftsWoche

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On the Rise Album Cover / Imperial Jade

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Braille Face

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Milk Tooth

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Christmas Card / SchleeGleixner

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Unten am Fluss 2018 Festival Poster

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Therapy Taboo / GQ

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The Oympians / High Tide NY

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Light and Motion / PUNCH ROOM LDN

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Umsonst & Drinnen Festival / Stadthalle Lohr

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Excess / FULL FAT Magazine

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Racism in Video Games / The Hollywood Reporter

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Afro Futurism / Bandcamp

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LSD Microdosing / GQ Germany

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Ayahuasca / GQ

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A Scandal in Bohemia / Folio Society

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Sound System Playlist Cover / High Tide NY

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3D Printed Guns / Medium

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Smart Guns / Bloomberg Businessweek

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Mein Herzund Ich / Cicero

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Privacy / The New York Times

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NO HOURS T-shirt

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ELDER T-shirt

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The First Man / The New Yorker

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This Life / The New Republic

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The Future of Crime / Die Zeit

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Privacy in China / The New York Times

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How To Contain Iran / The Economist

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Apollo11 / National Geographic

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Here Be Monsters / The New York Times

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Netflix / Hollywood Reporter

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Privacy Project / New York Times

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Gaso-Line / Weird Waves / VANS

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Time Travel / Weird Waves / VANS

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The Artificial Kind / Weird Waves / VANS

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Cliffs of Insanity / Weird Waves / VANS

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Weird Waves Tapes / VANS

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Privacy Spots / The New York Times

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KOMMZ Music Festival

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Slaughterhouse Five / New Yorker

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Powwow Festival Festival Poster

Biography

Max was born in rural Germany in 1989 and started out illustrating extensive album artworks for punk and metal bands after doing his homework. After graduating from the Graphic Design department at Hochschule Darmstadt in 2017, he began working as a freelancer with renowned clients like The New Yorker, The New York Times and Google. Creating artwork for bands is still one of the things he enjoys creating most.

Influenced by the classic surrealists as well as retro science-fiction book covers, he likes to look below the surface of one-to-one visual translations, adding meaning and room for inference by wrapping his illustrations in the dense atmosphere of a surreal and melancholic parallel universe. His urge is to translate and decipher what can only be felt, not directly seen, and to amplify this visually, particularly in his personal work.

Max has worked with clients such as: The New Yorker , The New York Times , Google, Jägermeister, GLOBE Brand, Haydenshapes, Future Islands, Bloomberg Businessweek, Folio Society, GQ Magazine, DIE ZEIT, Bandcamp, The Economist, Variety, Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Volcom and Vans.


Awards:
2019: SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS “Illustrators 61” - 2x Winner
2020: AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 39 - Winner
2020: WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS - Longlist
2020: 3x3 AWARD SHOW - Merit & Honorable Mention
2019: ADC Young Guns 17 - Winner
2019: 3x3 AWARD SHOW - Merit
2019: WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS - 2x Shortlist
2019: AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 38 - Winner
2019: SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS “Illustrators 61” - Winner
2018: JOSEPH BINDER AWARD - Distinction
2018: GERMAN DESIGN AWARD - Newcomer Nominee
2018: FOLIO SOCIETY BOOK COMPETITION - Winner
2017: 3x3 STUDENT SHOW- Gold
2016: JOSEPH BINDER AWARD- Distinction
2016: ADC GERMANY- Silver

Books:
Freisitl #7
Lürzer’s 200 Best Illustrators 2018/2019
Freistil #6
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