The latest issue of University of Bremen’s yearbook is here!

»Educating teachers – shaping the future« is the main topic of the 19th edition of the yearbook. Nine out of twelve of the university's faculties educate for all types of school, all in all there are 16 teacher training courses. The structures and requirements for teacher training are complex – lecturer and students tell in the university yearbook and in four films how the university faces the challenges. [...]

EY ALTER at Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart

Usually, relocations are quite simple: Packing things at the previous place and unpacking them at the new location. Relocating exhibitions is somewhat more complicated. And for the EY ALTER exhibition, the change to the Daimler headquarters meant nothing less than a new edition: EY ALTER 2.0. [...]

Exhibition: 10 years of Feuerspuren – 10 years of photography in Gröpelingen

Anniversary: GfG celebrates the 10th anniversary of the international narrative festival Feuerspuren (Fire Trails) together with Kultur Vor Ort (Culture On-Site) and presents the photographs by Thomas Kleiner (GfG) at Atelierhaus Roterhahn in Gröpelingen as part of an exhibition from 15.09. –17.11.2016. [...]

German Brand Award 2016 for the Feuerspuren campaign

Continuity is winning: The »Feuerspuren« (Fire Trails) team is looking forward to winning the German Brand Award 2016 in the category »Crossmedia Campaign« – and the 10th anniversary of the unique Bremen narrative festival. [...]

Finally a football sticker album!

The Wild League Bremen (Wilde Liga Bremen) has long been waiting for this: the amateur footballer’s sticker album is about to be finished. More than 540 stickers on 52 pages, about one year of work, photography on the pitch in the sun and in the rain – and everything for a good cause! Reserve one of the albums and collect for the »Doctors Without Borders«. [...]

»EY ALTER« documentary

Many minds, many ideas, many solutions: From the very beginning, the exhibition »EY ALTER« has a principle of participation. What is this exhibition about? Age, everyday life, and working world in demographic change. What else is it about? To nothing less than a paradigm shift. It is time to see age and above all advanced age anew and to evaluate. Because it is full of surprises and opportunities. [...]

Brunel Magazine »Der Spezialist«, No. 26

Brunel’s new »Specialist« is here with issue No. 26. A great and content-exciting project all the time but also in every single issue. This time, for example, it is about climate engineering, the future fuel LNG, an idea for clean seas, and a woman who has developed nuclear physics in its early stages. [...]

Memorial »Valentin« Bunker

The »Valentin« Bunker, also known as submarine bunker Farge, was built by the Hitler-fascists in the Second World War from 1943 to 1945, using thousands of slave labourers from all over Europe, of whom about 1,600 died under inhuman conditions. This largest armament project of the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) was bombed shortly before completion and was never put into operation. [...]

18th edition of University of Bremen’s yearbook available

Since 1997, we have been planning and designing the yearbook for University of Bremen. This year’s issue was presented yesterday during the »Jahrbuchempfang« (Yearbook reception) at Bremen Fraunhofer IFAM. The guiding theme is »cooperation«. Cooperation is an elementary component for University of Bremen’s success. It is a large network of people and institutions that work together. [...]

In conversation: Asja Beckmann and Ulrike Skäbe about corporate publishing

A cold day in Bremen in the winter of 2016. As a project team, we are talking with freelance editor and copywriter Ulrike Skäbe about the subject of corporate publishing in general and our joint project TONNE in particular. And somehow an interview evolves – Stephan Kappen is the questioner. [...]

Double win for »EY ALTER«

Double reason to celebrate for our client Daimler AG in Bremen. 2 nominations – 2 wins! The »EY ALTER« team beat 475 applications and 120 nominations in the categories »Equal Career Opportunities« and »Innovation of the Year« in Berlin. [...]

DDC Award for festival »Feuerspuren«

On December 4th, 2015, the annual DDC awards ceremony took place in Berlin, and this time we were among the winners! Our work for »Feuerspuren« (Fire Trails) has received a »Special Mention« award in the »Corporate Design« category. [...]

German Design Award for the »Lernhaus«!

GfG have once again every reason to celebrate, today on the occasion of the German Design Award in the category »Special Mention«. Recognised are works with a »design that has particularly successful aspects or solutions – an award that honours the commitment of companies and designers«. [...]

»EY ALTER« – You can get to know yourself.

After two years of conceptual design, scenography, interaction design, and communication, we are looking forward to the launch of the exhibition »EY ALTER« at Universum® Bremen. The interactive exhibition has been created on the initiative of the human resources department of Mercedes-Benz Bremen as well as with scientific support from Jacobs University Bremen. The idea is to rethink the subject of age against the backdrop of demographic change. [...]

swb – Brand in space

To communicate and to represent a brand in the public is to identify with it, starting at your own workplace. This is why the electric supply company swb decided to make the identity of its own brand visible in the interior architecture of the company building. For this purpose, we have developed a concept for the transfer of the brand to the building space. [...]

German Design Award – Two projects nominated

Two of our projects have been nominated for this year’s »German Design Award«. The choice was made for the »Kunstfestival Quadriennale Düsseldorf« (Art Festival Quadriennale Dusseldorf) and the educational institution »Lernhaus im Campus« (Learning House in the Campus). [...]

»About swords, sails, and cannons«

This is where ancient shipwrecks meet the latest technology: Since May 28th, the exhibition visitors at Schloss Gottorf (Gottorf Castle) in Schleswig have become underwater archaeologists. Equipped with a small tablet computer, they explore the story of the sinking of the Swedish flagship »Hedvig Sofia« and learn about the forgotten tale about the princess of the same name. [...]

wpd – think energy

wpd acts as a partner in development and financing as well as construction and operation of wind parks on land and at sea. The medium-sized company, founded in Bremen in 1996, is today a major contributor to the conversion of energy supplies. [...]

Lernhaus im Campus completed

School as a learning landscape – with students developing their own teaching contents independently and in groups. In the building Lernhaus im Campus (Learning House in the Campus) designed by Cologne architectural office KSG for the city of Osterholz-Scharmbeck, we implemented the interior furnishings as well as the corporate signaletic as an invigorating spatial graphic and an incisive orientation system. [...]

Annual Multimedia Award for »Quadriennale Dusseldorf 2014«

We have received the Annual Multimedia Award with the project »Quadriennale Dusseldorf 2014«! With our project partner textpr+ we were delighted about this coveted award in the category »Crossmedia Campaign«. [...]

Nomination for Ecodesign

The pop-up shop »2050 – Dein Klimamarkt« (2050 – Your Climate Market) we have developed is still on the road to success. After Red Dot Award and German Design Award, the shop concept was nominated for the German Ecodesign Award. We had submitted the concept together with our client, Bremen climate protection agency energiekonsens. [...]

AXIT connecting logistics

Addressing the challenges in logistics in a humorous way and plenty of space for your own ideas, is that possible? For AXIT and its IT platform AX4, their advantages for supply chain management should be presented in an appealing way. [...]

German Design Award for »2050 – Dein Klimamarkt«

We are »Winner«! The pop-up shop »2050 – Dein Klimamarkt« (2050 – Your Climate Market) has received a Winner award in the »Event Design« category at the 2015 German Design Award competition. This makes us one of the top 11 agencies in this category. [...]

Customer Centre AOK Bremen

The customer centre of AOK head office in Bremen was to be restructured. Several requirements had to be met: Clear separation of front and back office. Better orientation and wayfinding for the customers of the health insurance company. A generous reception with respect to the space allocation program, including numerous workplaces amongst others. [...]

New website for KVT

KVT Kurlbaum AG came to us with precise ideas about image building in the web: more modern, more international, more competent. The company offers high-quality layer systems to protect against material wear. These are particularly in demand in the East European region. [...]

pop Project-oriented action program

The idea of »pop« (Project-oriented action program) is the urban development in districts by exemplary projects, so-called key projects, from urban planning and education. [...]

Multi-storey car park of Sparkasse Bremen

The example of Sparkasse Bremen (Bremen Savings Bank) with its financial centre Am Brill shows that a multi-storey car park is not just a functional building. On closer inspection, the adjacent car park with direct access to the customer’s hall offers a lot of space for image-effective design. [...]

Minden Museum

Bringing city history to life – this is what the multimedia exhibition unit stands for that we have designed for the »Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Mindener Museums« (Society for the promotion of the Minden Museum). Its core modules are a city model, representing Minden as a Prussian fortress around 1873, as well as a display window with 36 exhibits. [...]

Stürken l Albrecht Printing Company

How can a printing company score? With good quality at good prices – that’s for sure. But what does it make unique? The answer is obvious: it is the people who shape the company. Their access to the products, their heart blood in offset, digital, and letterpress makes the difference. [...]

Red Dot for »new« Worpswede

The Red Dot for best communication design is ours once again. Our team – conceptualisers, graphic designers, and architects – is delighted to receive the Red Dot Award 2014 in the »Corporate Design & Identity« category. The internationally renowned design award honoured the new corporate presence for »Worpswede – das Künstlerdorf« (Worpswede – the Artists' Village). [...]

FIFA World Cup at Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant

The World Cup does not stop at the gates of Mercedes-Benz plant Bremen, on the contrary. The employees are totally into the World Cup, with a view to Brazil – and to Bremen! As the factory squad is also performing at world class standard. [...]

Event Foyer Botanika

With the press conference on February 2, 2012, the race is on to implement the new design of the botanika’s foyer. Together with Petra Schäffer from botanika and Uwe Dahl from hanseWasser, our managing director Carsten Dempewolf presented the concept to the press and the general public. [...]

Al Nasser Flagship Store

In Ryiadh and Jeddah, the new flagship stores of Saudi Arabian lighting manufacturer Al Nasser are now heading for the official opening in February 2013. The stores offer service and products for all aspects of light and house technology, on approximately 700 square meters on each location. [...]

Corporate Design Award: Twofold entry in shortlist

The Corporate Design Award stands for »outstanding and future-oriented design and branding concepts from all over Europe«. With even two projects, we have made it into the coveted Shortlist 2013 and thus are in good company with Europe’s top design offices. [...]

»Quartier – the city as a stage«

A new look for a non-profit organization that promotes cultural projects in urban space. »Quartier gGmbH« initiates and supports art and cultural projects in the Bremen districts. As a result of cooperation of artists with social, cultural, and educational institutions cultural impulses are set at Quartier, and identities of the urban district are made visible. [...]

Red Dot Award for the »Klimamarkt«

When climate protection and design meet, when unusual ideas are developed and implemented with enthusiasm, this can end up with a Red Dot. This is what happened in Bremen in summer 2013. »2050 – Dein Klimamarkt« (2050 – Your Climate Market) received the Red Dot Design Award, the globally recognized quality seal for good design. [...]

»2050 – Your Climate Market«

How to protect the climate effectively? The best way is by shopping! As an interim use, the pop-up shop of Bremen climate protection agency energiekonsens tours from district to district and approaches people in their everyday life – at the places where they buy everyday goods. [...]

LWL Inclusion Report

Inclusion at the iPad: In parallel to the print edition, we have created the report of LWL Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (Regional Association of Westphalia-Lippe) about implementation of inclusion in the region as an iPad magazine. [...]

iD-Werkstatt

The development and creation of visual ideas, spatial experiences, communication scenarios or products is the core of our work. With iD-Werkstatt (iD Workshop) we have now created a dedicated space: on 250 square meters this place offers room for concrete experiments. iD-Werkstatt allows for food for thought, it is a workshop for prototypes. [...]

Responsive website for SPD Parliamentary Group

The challenge of developing a web presence for a political party lies in the almost endless variety of subjects: »There is practically no subject we do not have a position for and accordingly we can or must take a stand for.« [...]

Welios®, Austria

On Friday, April 15th, a new »energetic« science centre was opened in Austria. On an area of about 3,000 square meters, the visitor will experience the world of »energy genius« Jouli and his family. You can crank, rotate, and press on 150 interactive exhibits. [...]

Change for the change expert

Maren Kirst came to tell us, »I am not photogenic.« Her goal was a website that still makes her picture an important part. [...]

Mercedes-Benz: Christmas at the plant

Mercedes-Benz plant Bremen is looking back on a successful year. We have developed a motif with a Christmas atmosphere, simultaneously picking up on the events from 2012: from factory conversion and the production of the millionth C-Class car to the ongoing internationalization and the visit of the German national football team at the plant. [...]