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Our mission

Our mission is to make our clients’ strengths, values, and goals visible. We use the power of cross-media concepts in order to tell your brand’s message as an impressive, vivid story. In a time of constant culture, media and technology change, we help you to recognize and consciously use the relevant trends.

EIGA is an independent, owner-managed design agency in Hamburg. We have belonged to Germany’s creative elite for more than 10 years.

What we do

Brand Strategy

CI Workshops, Brand Management, Brand Strategy, Corporate Design Consultancy, Brand Positioning, Competition Analysis , Trend-Research, Naming

Identity Design

Corporate Design, Brand Design, Brand Architecture, Packaging Design, Photo Style, Design Guidelines, Brandbooks

Brand Communication

Print Design, Corporate Literature, Annual Reports, Magazine Concept, Editorial Design, Employer Branding

Brand Experience & Architecture

Fair Stand Design, Exhibition Design, Retail Design, Motion Design, Interaction Design, Interface Design, UX

Illustration & Signage

Brand Iconography & Pictograms, Corporate Illustration, Wayfinding System, Info Graphics, Key Visuals

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Management

Henning Otto Graduate in Communication Design (*72)

— Founder and managing associate of EIGA
— Focuses on brand strategy and agency development
— Graduate of degree course Communication Design at University of the Arts Bremen
— Associate editor of the EIGA Trend Diary (2007–16)
— Member and juror of the DDC (German Designers Club) since 2018

Elisabeth Plass MA Communication Design (*74)

— Founder and managing associate of EIGA
— Focuses on concept and design development
— Graduate of degree course Communication Design at University of the Arts Bremen
— Master of Art & Design (MA), Middlesex University London »with merit«
— Member and juror of the Art Directors Club Deutschland (ADC) since 2014
— Associate editor of the EIGA Trend Diary (2007–16)

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SINCE2002owner-managed and independent
POSITION25
in PAGE Ranking (Creative) 2016
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A compact team of both full-time and freelance

employees from different fields such as strategy, communication design,

digital design, motion design, architecture

and production, work in the studio.

MORE THAN65awards – as confirmation of the commitment
of our team and clients
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Fame and honor

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Deutscher Designer Club Award
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We measure our success by the success of our clients. The additional confirmation by a specialist jury is also an important benchmark for us. With an award, it’s certified from an objective perspective that we continue to be one clear step ahead of the average.

Our over 60 continuously hard-earned awards include 8x Art Directors Club Deutschland awards (ADC), 11x Red Dot awards, 5x iF awards, 7x Corporate Design Preis awards, 6x Type Directors Club New York (TDC) awards, 8x Gute Gestaltung (Good Design, German Designer Club) awards, and 8x nominations for the German Design Award (incl. 2x Special Mentions).

References

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Our publications

We make things move and keep ourselves moving too. With our own publications, we reach many people, promote exchange, and keep an eye on the constant flux of minor and major trends.
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EIGA Trend Diary »New Move«

Everything is in motion! The world is changing before our eyes at an accelerating rate. Both in regard to human interaction and economic process, life is gaining complexity and picking up speed and the velocity of the change surrounding us is becoming a central concept of our time.

Editor: Elisabeth Plass, Henning Otto
Publisher: Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design
Wire-O Binding: 124 pages
ISBN 9783939028390

EIGA Trend Diary »Values«

The search for new ideals characterizes our generation. But which values and virtues are still relevant today – religious, moral, spiritual or personal? The 2013 Trend Diary presents design projects exploring the theme of »values«.

Editor: Elisabeth Plass, Henning Otto
Publisher: Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design
Wire-O Binding: 124 pages
ISBN 3939028339

EIGA Trend Diary »PLAY! Design For Kids«

This visual trend research contains a cross section of contemporary children’s design – The work of 53 designers and architects who combine concept and design with the joy of play to delight children.

Editor: Elisabeth Plass, Henning Otto
Publisher: Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design
Wire-O Binding: 124 pages
ISBN 3939028215

EIGA Trend Diary »EAT! Design With Food«

Eating is a cultural asset that reflects the spirit and lifestyle of a society, so there is great aesthetic interest in the preparation, display and marketing of food. Reason enough to feature this subject in the 6th edition of the EIGA trend diary series.

Editor: Elisabeth Plass, Henning Otto
Publisher: Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design
Wire-O Binding: 124 pages
ISBN 3939028274

EIGA Trend Diary »Think Green! Design to safe the world«

Sustainability, recycling and renewable energy are among the central ideas of our time. In their work, designers see the growing challenge of how to safeguard our environment from very different points of view.

Editor: Elisabeth Plass, Henning Otto
Publisher: Norman Beckmann Verlag & Design
Wire-O Binding: 124 pages
ISBN 3000290710