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About Us

BASICS09 is a graphic design studio in Berlin. It was founded in 2005 by Arne Fehmel, Rasso Hilber and Korbinian Kainz. Since then, the studio worked for international clients large and small, mostly from the cultural sector. Since 2018 Margarete Keltsch and Ove Numrich are part of our Team.
We love to work with: Nils Ballhausen, Melek Kainz-Abiska, zwölf.


Paul-Lincke-Ufer 44A
2. Hof Aufgang B
10999 Berlin
+49 30 20 00 55 67
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Golden Bee Global Biennale 2018 Notre Carmen poster / The Beauty and the Book: Finalist 2016 Snapshot / Awwwards Site of the Day 2013 Website Björn Meier / German Design Award 2013 Nominee / 100 beste Plakate 2011 The Phoenix is Closer than it Appears / 100 beste Plakate 2010 PROVINZ – Eine Ausstellung im Sommer 2010 / Webby Awards Official Honoree 2010 Website MoMA – Ron Arad / Output Award 2010 Visualisation of Sound / 100 beste Plakate 2009 A comment on the political situation in Switzerland in 2009 / FWA Site of the Day 2008 Website BASICS09 / North Sea Jazz Festival Art Poster Award 2008, 1st Prize / LAW Award Bayern 2 2008, 1st Prize Video “Schlangenbader” / FWA Site of the Day 2007 Website Studiokowski / iClip Award 2006, 1st Prize iClip “Lusine.icl – Ciao” / Various Web-Awards 2005 –2021 (FCUKStar, Designcharts, Dope, …)

Mentioned in

Morgen und davor – Verlag Hermann Schmidt about Design Reactor, Minarett Verbot and Provinz / BaunetzWoche 484.2017 about Snapshot book / Bauwelt 14.2016 and about Perfect Scale / Weltformat 15 – poster festival Luzern “Anschlag – Berlin” exhibition / Page 07.2015 about the website for Zwölf / Quartessenz 2011 reprinted left page about Walter Pichler / Beef 2011 about the young German design scene / Art Magazine, Bayern 2, Vernissage TV, ARD, Bild am Sonntag,, Schwäbische Zeitung 2010 about PROVINZ / Creating Great Graphic Design to a Budget, 2010 showcasing various work / w.e.b magazine, South Corea 2008 about / Taschen WebDesign: FlashFolios 2009 about / Novum magazine, Page Magazine 2006, ARD Teletext 2005 about the iclip / Web Design Index 2008 about BASICS09 / Typo Berlin 2006 official speakers / Ping Pong Projekt 2006 about various projects

Web Developers

We are constantly looking for new talents in the field of web development, to expand our network of freelancers in this section. You should feel comfortable with terms like


A bit of German wouldn’t hurt, but is not necessary :) If this sounds like you, drop us a line at

Graphic designer

We are looking for a graphic designer!
Please send us your application containing cover letter, resume and portfolio (max 10MB) to

Starting date: May 2021


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