Bernd Pohlenz lives as an artist and author in Berlin. For many years, he has put his work at the service of renowned publications and has written for the Handelsblatt, the Tagesspiegel, the Zeit and the Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung. His own books have been published by Diogenes, Random House Germany, Rowohlt and Aufbau Verlag.

For Bernd Pohlenz, the central starting point of his work is often innovation in terms of content, the original idea with the claim to be unique. Some of his projects have been awarded prizes, such as the "Hollywood Key Art Award or the Stuttgart Award "Fascination Football".