The 352-page strong hard back compendium, this time in a Nordic blue linen cover with hot foil embossing – now in its seventh edition – presents countless self-portraits of exquisite advertising, design and Internet agencies, freelancers, illustrators, photographers and others, complementing media service providers from Hamburg.
The range of participants featured in the new issue impresses with many established names, but also promising newcomers and hitherto unknown companies and freelancers. As usual, editorial contributions by high positioned representatives of the business are also included.
The topics and prefaces are:
‘Hamburg is the place for you’ by Mike John Otto (Hi-ReS! Hamburg)
‘A city is not a brand’ by Michael Reinermann (Generation Digitale)
‘Creativity is determined by location’ by Stefan Zschaler (Leagas Delaney Hamburg)
‘Is it true that hamburgers are originally from Hamburg?’ by Günter Sendlmeier (brandtouch)
‘The best of all thrills’ by Daniel Frericks and Frank Bannöhr (neues aus hamburg)
The following answer questions and speak their mind in a total of 10 interviews:
Felix Stöckle (Landor Associates), André Firmenich (SHAKEN not STIRRED), Claudia Fischer-Appelt (KARL ANDERS), Katja Knoblich (palisander), Detmar Karpinski (KNSK), Bettina Carabillò (Barutzki Design), Ulrike Krämer (Advertising consultant and head of IN.D), Robert Mende (DESIGNERDOCK) as well as Design duo Rocket & Wink and the freelance creative Chris Alt.
'Hamburgs Kreative – Das Verzeichnis 2011/12' (Hamburg’s Creatives – the directory’) is now available in stores 24,90 Euros as well as online from www.nbvd-shop.de or www.amazon.de (and similar online shops). GoSee presents a selection of photos.