Florian Bayer is a Berlin based illustrator for visual observations around the world and inside the studio. He works in all fields, e.g. books, opera, graphic novel, adverts, magazines, exhibitions. He also is an academic giving regular lectures at the illustration department of the Universty of Applied Sciences in Würzburg and holding workshops and talks. Florian Bayer is an editor. With some of his friends he has been publishing the Shake Your Tree Editions and run the zine-press Naives and Visionaries. They bring together visual and literal artists of all kinds, silkprinted and bound with love.