Welcome to Hamburg's award-winning* Creative agency for design and communication. As brand designers we create trademarks with substance and sophistication. As information designers we are not afraid of complex processes. And as art directors we know good storytelling.
We consult companies and publishing houses in the evolution of their brands. We are a small, fast working team. We work everywhere and without expensive agency frippery. And we enjoy the privilege of having the most beautiful profession in the world.
Design Responsibly? Design means taking responsibility for your clients. Over 20 years of experience, satisfied customers and many awards show that we know what we do. Whatever you have in mind: Thank you for being here!
Relaunch / Art Direction
Branding / Corporate Design
qineva Branding / Packaging
vital Branding / Redesign
Spiegel Online Entwicklung / Masterdesign
Go Sixt Entwicklung / Art Direction
Zeitmagazin Art Direction & Redesign
turi2 edition Entwicklung / Creative Direction
Branding / Corporate / Marketing
Zeit Wissen Entwicklung / Art Direction
National Geographic Covergestaltung
Spektrum Relaunch / Branding
DEZETT / DZ Bank Gruppe Gestaltung und
Entwicklung / Titelgestaltung
Spiegel Geschichte Relaunch / Art Direction
manager magazin Redesign
Expo 2000 Hannover Webdesign
Nissan Magazin Entwicklung & Art Direction
Verlagsgruppe Random House Umschlaggestaltung
Siemens Sky Train Branding
Valua / DZ
Privatbank Entwicklung / Art Direction
Neue Westfälische Relaunch
t3n Covergestaltung / Beratung
Hafencity Zeitung Relaunch
Edition Art Direction / Realisierung
Censhare AG Branding / Webdesign / Marketing
Für Sie Relaunch
Securvita Krankenkasse Webdesign
freihafen design studios were established in 1998 by Uwe C. Beyer. He was previously Art Director of Zeitmagazin, Spiegel and RTL Television as well as Graphic Director at Stern Magazine. As a visiting professor he taught editorial design at the University of Essen.
In the following years, freihafen studios developed into one of the leading addresses for media design in germany. Our clients include startups and small companies, brand classics such as Sixt, Nissan and L'Oreal as well as media ranging from Zeit Wissen to Der Spiegel and Handelsblatt.
Today, freihafen studios are an interdisciplinary network for design thinking. In addition to classic brand and media design, our services include the development of alternative digital communication solutions, UI/UX design and information/knowledge transfer.
Why freihafen? We are highly experienced, ideas-packed and really productive. we work efficiently - and without the large expenditure of traditional agencies. We pass this saving on to our customers. A comprehensive understanding of the market and its products as well as a lot of positive energy ensure that our customers enjoy coming back - in some cases for decades.
We offer: Branding / Corporate Design UX / UI / Webdesign / Coding Art Direction / Editorial
Design Packaging / Manuals Brochures / Catalogs
Corporate Magazines / Content Marketing Infographics / 2D/3D-Illustration Cover design for magazines and books
Web / App / Entwicklung & Relaunch DER SPIEGEL · SPIEGEL APP · SPIEGEL ONLINE · STERN.DE · SECURVITA KRANKENKASSE · HANDELSBLATT FIRST App · Rühlicke AG · OLDTIMER MARKT · BURDAFASHION.COM · NEUE WESTFÄLISCHE · HESSISCHE ALLGEMEINE · KRESS.DE · HARENBERG VERLAG · BUCHREPORT · EXPO 2000 HANNOVER · FORUM ARBEIT (EU/DGB) · VEREINIGTE ELEKTRIZITÄTSWERKE · CENSHARE AG · CALLAS SOFTWARE · 7D AG · FINANCIAL TIMES DEUTSCHLAND · PMFF · BAKER HARRISSON · ZEIK · uvm
Corporate design / branding / Packaging Subway · VJOON K4 / SEVEN · RÜHLICKE AG · QINEVA · SIEMENS SKY TRAIN · VTAL · IPE DEUTSCHLAND · LINDSTEN ELEKTROANLAGEN · BURDA FASHION · CENSHARE AG · DER SPIEGEL · Spiegel Gruppe · HARENBERG · CIMT AG · KRESSVERLAG · ORTHOCLIN · TURI2 · NEUE WESTFÄLISCHE · GOING PUBLIC · HNA HESSISCHE ALLGEMEINE · uvm
Corporate Magazines / Development / Art Direction VALUA (DZ Bank) · N_NISSAN MAGAZIN (Nissan) · DEZETT (DZ Bank Gruppe), GO SIXT (Sixt AG) · HERMES WINGS (Hermes Europe) · HELENA
(Helena Rubinstein/L'Oreal) · LUFTHANSA-MAGAZIN (Lufthansa) · ETATUM (Censhare AG) · EINS (Allianz Private Krankenversicherung) · FINANZMARKT SPECIAL (Hamburger
Sparkasse) · RELAIS & CHATEAUX MAGAZIN · uvm
Magazines / Relaunch / Development / Art Direction DER SPIEGEL · STERN · ZEIT WISSEN · MANAGER MAGAZIN · T3N · FÜR SIE · ZEITMAGAZIN · SPIEGEL SPECIAL · BRAVO · SPEKTRUM DER WISSENSCHAFT · WOHNIDEE · VITAL · TV MOVIE · GEHIRN & GEIST · KONRAD · DR. WIMMER · TURI2 EDITION · KRESSREPORT · WEIGHT WATCHERS MAGAZIN · PROFIFOTO · BUCHREPORT · PC WELT, NETMANAGER · MAXI FRANCE · NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC · SUBWAY · COMPUTERWOCHE · TINA · uvm
Newspapers / Relaunch / Development / Art Direction DIE WOCHE · RHEINISCHE POST · BLICK Schweiz · DARMSTÄDTER
ECHO · DER TAG · INSPORT · NEUE WESTFÄLISCH · HESSISCHE ALLGEMEINE · HAMBURG LIVE · Hafencity Zeitung · BUSINESS NEWS · uvm
*Awards Leadaward · Art Directors Club Goldmedal · BCP Gold /
Silber · Fox Awards · Bayrischer Printmedienpreis · SND Worlds Best Designed
Newspaper · European Newspaper Award · uvm
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