Frequently asked questions

Can I come by your studio?

We're a working studio with a heavy project load. For this reason, we're not open to the general public. We do host occassional studio events and an annual open house. To be informed of our upcoming events, please sign up to our Sonnengram (mailing list).

Do you print t-shirts?


Are you hiring?


Do you take interns?

Yes, but only arts admin students.

What are our rates?

Most projects start at min. $1500.00. Don't let this hinder you from reaching out to us.

Do you take on commissions for original artwork?

Why yes we do! :)

Do you do interviews?

Yes, but only for articles in media outlets.

Where does the name Sonnenzimmer come from?

Sonnen is german for sun. Zimmer is german for room. Sonnenzimmer means sunrooom. Nadine grew up speaking Swiss German. Nick liked how the word sounded. Nadine liked that you can translate these two basic words into any language, even a drawing.

How to refer to us?

We identify as artists.
We are ante-disciplinary, people before disciplines.
We are a collaborative artist duo, called Sonnenzimmer.
Please refer to us, in an artistic setting, as Sonnenzimmer. Please remember we are individual artists, and also individual humans. Nick goes by he, his him. Nadine goes by she, her, hers. In doubt, it’s like this: Sonnenzimmer, Nick Butcher & Nadine Nakanishi

Can I make purchases without using Paypal?

Yes, email us at for instructions!

Do you have questions about accessibility?

Just let us know, so we can figure it out together.

For people who want to work with us, please read our project rider.

Click here to read Sonnenzimmer's project rider.