Blue cooperation

To strengthen our expertise within editorial design and content we are since July 2015 in collaboration with editor and writer Julia Stelzner under the name www.studiosteden.com – a creative collective where design and content meet. Adén and Stelzner under one roof.

Julia is regularly writing for FAZ Magazin, Zeit, Cosmopolitan, Friends Magazin (Villeroy & Boch) and in lala Berlin Journal. 2014 she released her book “Berlin Fashion” at the publishing house Prestel (Random House). Next to journalism and authorship Julia have many years of experiences within copywriting, concept development and social media content for brands such as Nike, Deutsche Telekom, Zalando, Douglas, Breuninger, Louis Vuitton and Mercedes Benz. We are looking forward to the new collaboration and are happy to expand the expertise.

De Beukelaer

Task

To create an inspiring trend presentation and possible visual directions for the German snack- and biscuit giant Griesson – de Beukelaer.

www.griesson-debeukelaer.de

RESULT

In cooperation with studio hello-hello we scanned the food and snacks market to discover new innovations within the field. We spotted inspiring trends based on phenomena research and new societal movements. We transformed current micro trends into visual moods and directions as inspiration for future product innovations.

Output

Trend Research
Visual direction
Visual moodboards
Packaging Concept

Marine Stewardship Council

Task

To create ideas, concepts and designs for the MSC yearly campaign that appears at gastronomical facilities around Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The campaign aimed to raise awareness about MSC´s sustainable fisheries and the blue labelling of fish and seafood with a reach for both external and internal target groups.

www.msc.org

RESULT

We created a communication campaign to raise awareness about sustainable fishing through giving “sustainability” a new tone of voice. Green-washing and guilt-tripping were yesterday, we simply wanted to speak plainly and honestly, so better to say it “in Black and White”. Through a low cost concept we decided to create the magazine “Schwarz auf Weiß” that could easily be distributed directly at the canteens. Also posters, postcards and give-a-ways were designed and spread around at several hundred locations.

Output

Communication Concept
Editorial Design
Graphic Design
Copy

Allied Museum

Task

As a part of the 2013 Berlin theme year “Diversity Destroyed. Berlin 1933-1938-1945”, our mission was to create an extra exhibition design for the foyer of the Allied Museum in Berlin: “Victors, Liberators, Occupiers. German Jews in the service of the Allies”. The exhibition gave further insight about German Jews who emigrated from Germany to later return to their homeland together with the allied occupation.

www.alliiertenmuseum.de

RESULT

Together with Berlin architects FrankeSteinert we developed a hand tailored design concept for the special exhibition. 15 different biographies with text, pictures, video interviews and exhibits were designed to fit on asymmetrical boards and vitrines. 15 individual stories in a historical time when each person’s life leaned upon an insecure future gave the idea of working with asymmetry and cutted typography.

Output

Visual Concept
Graphic Design
Illustration
Preperation of print files

Symrise

Task

Based on spotted consumer trends, the task was to create entirely new product concepts and packaging ideas for the flavour and fragrance producer Symrise´s many customers, such as Henkel, Procter & Gamble, Pril, Ica and Sainsbury´s. Symrise requested stories and visual translations for their scent creations.

www.symrise.com

Solution

Fragrance concepting, naming, story creation, product innovation as well as structural and strategic packaging designs were made in interconnection to spotted mega and micro trends. Many presentations of innovation and inspiration comprising tone-of-voice, typography, image world graphics, packaging, and more.

Agency: Shortcut GmbH

Output

Packaging research
Visual Moodboards
Packaging Concept & Design