born in Mainz, Germany.


Training in general nursing. Employments as professional nurse in Germany until 2007. After a 10 year's break from nursing I am back  working as a nurse, registered on the Irish Nursing Board since 2017.

1998 - 2007 

Freelancer in various design agencies in Germany. At the same time studies in Graphic Design at the Universities Of Applied Science Wiesbaden and Mainz. After a year's break graduation in 2007 with a first university degree.

2002 - 2005  

Training in self-awareness and specific therapy techniques in Germany.


New home Ireland. Until 2010 I was the In-House designer of a packaging company in Limerick.


Launch of my label ‘nestbox’ illustration&design as freelance designer.

Music | Interests

Dancing Tango, playing bass, archery, design and music are my treasured passions. Singing and performing jazz music is a part of my vocal life since living in Ireland. 2014 Iaunch of The Mysterious Mr. Valentine 

2017 launch of my band My Favourite House.


Webdesign | Idea and Concept  Frank Burhenne  ©2013  | Adaption   Birgit Burhenne   ©2020