About Dirk Steinhöfel
Dirk Steinhöfel, born in 1964, trained to become an office administrator and then attended the national school for porcelain and ceramics in Selb, Germany. After that, he worked as a constructor at exhibitions, as a taxi driver, in advertisement and took care of people affected with schizophrenia. In 2003, Dirk Steinhöfel remembered the profession he used to be most interested in and became an illustrator. Since then, he has been working as a freelance author, designer and illustrator for several publishing houses. He lives near Marburg.