Since 2005 Yves Findling is a freelance graphic designer for well known advertisement agencies and clients in Stuttgart. He is a lecturer at the Media University of Stuttgart, holding two lectures in the area of design. He graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth as a MA in illustration. His illustrations are with a focus on architecture, coming from a family of architects in three generations. His other emphasis is Hip Hop influenced illustration, ranging from portraits to visual quotes of this music genre.