Dorthe Meinhardt was born in Lemgo in 1972, and in her childhood she had a sheep named Perwoll. After high school graduation she began to study visual communication at University of Applied Sciences Würzburg in 1993. After a semester abroad in Toulouse she moved to University of the Arts Bremen in 1996. During her studies she worked as a designer at design agency »jung und pfeffer« and was one of the three main organizers of the first Profile Intermedia 1998. With the book »beyond the borders« about Profile Intermedia commissioned by Springer publishing house, she made her diploma six months later and began to work as a freelancer at GfG simultaneously. Since March 2000 Dorthe Meinhardt has been working here as a designer. She is responsible for conception and design of various projects, from customer contact to production.