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About us


 

Highest Quality

“The details aren’t the details – they make the design” is what Charles Eames said already. We agree and we strongly work with this assumption in our minds. We’re not happy before everything is perfect.

 

Flexible

Design is about solving problems. We believe a good designer needs to be able to think like someone else does. We create concepts and strategies to communicate the right things at the right time at the right place in the right way. “We’re not only artists.” This is one of our strongest competences.

 

Keeping Track

We’re not specialized too much and thus always have an eye for all different media. We don’t close our minds to new things and always keep ourselves up to date and learn the newest insights about design rules, theory and design knowledge.


What we offer

We offer a wide variety of design disciplines without loosing the eye and love for the details. We care for creating a consistent design language through all your communication channels.


  • Graphic Design

  • Corporate + Brand Design

  • Web + Interface Design and Development

  • Editorial + Book Design

  • Illustration

  • Ask us for more


The upstructers

upstruct was founded by Toni Harzer and Åsmund Vonheim Seip in summer 2005 in Berlin. After the first year together, Åsmund moved back to his homeland, Norway, and opend a second studio in Oslo. upstruct berlin oslo was born. Over the years both studios grew together, employing up to 6 workers, the clients became numerous and the projects bigger.

Due to strategic realignment, the Oslo studio had to be closed in 2010. Consequently the focus was back in Berlin, where it all began. Lars Trautmann is a part of the Berlin studio since 2008 and became a partner in 2011.





Toni Harzer

Founder, Partner & Designer

Lars Trautmann

Partner & Designer




Markus Dittrich

Designer

Pia Salzer

Designer

(Pia’s photo was made by Leon Greiner)




Alexandra Rein

Designer (Student Assistant)

Marlene Müller

Designer (Student Assistant)




Lara Heller

Design intern


 


Your internship at upstruct

Get part of the upstruct family and work with us on our next projects. Send your application and your portfolio to

Although we really would like to respond to all of your applications we can’t guarantee that we will manage to answer all your emails. Also it might take some time. Sorry for that.


 


Network

The flexibility of a small office combined with the access to a broad network of skilled professionals with the ability to realise larger assignments, is an increasingly popular formula because of it’s benefits for the costumers.

If a project demands special skills, we have all the suitable specialists. Even if it goes beyond our own range of products, we will always guarantee high quality.


 


The Studio

The studio is located on the top floor of a building in Berlin Kreuzberg. Here we have a lot of space for striking new ideas.

The public transport intersection U-Südstern is close-by (U7). Furthermore you can reach us by bike or car and we are always happy to receive visitors!


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upstruct on instagram → @studio_upstruct

Contact

upstruct
Harzer & Trautmann GbR

Gneisenaustraße 59
10961 Berlin

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T • +49. 30. 33 95 25 66

Can we do something for you?

No matter if you have a detailed and finished briefing or if you don’t have any idea about how to start your design project: we’re here to help – don’t hesitate to contact us and ask us about anything.
The assignment does not start before everything is clear and you give us a go.

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