Stephan Kappen was born in Münster in 1967, where he obtained his university diploma in graphic design. In addition to design, he also has a passion for literature. In 1992, for example, he was the author and designer of the mystery »Bei Andruck Mord«, for which he won a North Rhine-Westphalian communication award. In 1992 he moved to Bremen to work as a graphic designer and concept developer in various agencies before becoming a co-founder and partner of GfG. He mainly focuses on communication strategy and visual communication and maintains a formidable collection of intern quotations. Until 2014 he was a member of the executive board of the Kommunikationsverband Wirtschaftsraum Bremen e.V. and is still active as member of the advisory board.