manneken pis productions is a creative studio offering design solutions for print and web media. We draw on our extensive international experience in graphic design and all areas of brand and corporate identity development to produce innovative, functional and cost effective answers to design problems of all shapes and sizes.
We are supported by highly competent in-house technical expertise and many years of experience in the development and implementation of successful cross-cultural design and software projects.

Torsten Buck

Torsten Buck has been involved in the development of software for the design and desktop publishing industries in Japan, China and the United States for almost 20 years. A Masters in Computer Science combined with a passion for typography have shaped a career that took Torsten from the development of ground-breaking Asian font technology in Hong Kong to a position as Head of Type Development at Adobe Systems in the USA. Currently he is the Director of Manneken Pis Productions and has authored a wide range of design software training books including several versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements Classroom in a Book and Adobe Premiere Elements Classroom in a Book, Creating a Newsletter in InDesign, and more recently Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Classroom in a Book and Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium Classroom in a Book.
Katrin Straub Katrin Straub is an artist, a graphic designer, and author. Her award-winning print, painting, and multimedia work has been exhibited worldwide (see With more than 15 years experience in design, Katrin has worked as Design Director for companies such as Landor Associates and Fontworks in the United States, Hong Kong, and Japan. Her work includes packaging, promotional campaigns, multimedia, website design, and internationally recognized corporate and retail identities. She holds degrees from the FH Augsburg, ISIA Urbino, and The New School University in New York. Katrin has authored many books, from the The Adobe Creative Suite Idea Kit to Classroom in a Book titles for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, The Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Soundbooth, and several versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements.
John Evans John Evans has worked in computer graphics and design for more than 20 years‚ initially as a graphic designer, and then since 1993 as a multimedia author, software interface designer, and technical writer. His multimedia and digital illustration work associated with Japanese type attracted an award from Apple Computer Australia. His other projects range from music education software for children to interface design for innovative Japanese font design software. As a technical writer his work includes software design specifications, user manuals, and copyediting for Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 Classroom in a Book, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Classroom in a Book, and Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium Classroom in a Book.
24/12/1957- 02/10/2018