The »Franckeschen Stiftungen zu Halle« are one of Germany’s oldest institutions for social education and an umbrella organization for a divers range of educational opportunities. Our approach to the re-design of Francke’s corporate design merges equally the foundations rich history and their progressive aspirations.
A brand workshop had us working with Trier theatre's team to find out what they value and strive for. Our strategy aims to give them a visible regionale stance. During a time where many German municipal theatre houses are losing relevance in public perceiption, Trier theatre wants to be agile, brave and responsive.
In 2014, the Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden presented »Room Service«, an exhibition about the hotel in art and artists in hotels. The accompanying catalog was designed by us and has been honored with design awards from Red Dot and the TDC.
»wamiki« is a magazine for educators we started working for in late 2014. We created their wordmark so it would semantically and visually draw from their publishing houses brand name »Was mit Kindern«. Our editorial design was awarded as one of the best magazine concepts of 2015 by the Art Directors Club Germany.
When Stefan Fischer-Fels took over as the new artistic director of Berlin’s GRIPS Theater, we took on the redesign of its visual identity. We mixed up a bright neon red for the legendary empowerment theater and focused its communications on the here and now while still maintaining its signature visual style.
The German government foundation for culture Kulturstiftung des Bundes (KSB) opened a stock called »Stadtgefährten« which holds 3.8 Million Euros and encourages small town museums to join a national network of cooperation. Thus, we developed an innovative study course to travel across Germany with.
In 2013, the Deutsches Technikmuseum celebrated its 30th birthday. The museum’s foundation, which also supports four other cultural institutions, commissioned us to create a new corporate design. We started things off with a branding workshop and got to work defining a clear position.
The Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (Night of the Sciences) in Berlin und Potsdam is »the smartest night of the year«: a hugely popular event and an annual fixture on the calendars of both cities. In 2013, we redesigned its visual identity and created an advertising campaign for it.
In 2009 we headed out into the field on a mission from the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. Our assignment was to research, design and organize a traveling exhibition of exemplary international projects – commercial, cultural and social - along the German-Polish border.
The Berlin Senate commissioned us to design the look of its third report on the city’s creative industries. The resulting publication was an extended editorial featuring general information on the economic significance of creative enterprise in Berlin, plus statements from many of the people involved.
In 2010, the Ruhr district (aka “Ruhrpott”) was designated a European Capital of Culture. We were hired to create a networking project in collaboration with local youth theaters. With pottfiction, we brought a small and temporary world to life, in which young people would set their own coordinates for a better tomorrow.
The Zumtobel Group AG, the world’s leading supplier of integrated lighting solutions, was looking for groundbreaking new ideas in the field of open architecture. We worked together with Dutch design studio one/one on an international research project.