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Junge Akademie

(web) The digital platform of the JUNGE AKADEMIE is a transdisciplinary and transcultural online magazine

Baghdad Walk

(web) Walk with Iraqi artists through Bagdhad.



Religion und Stadt

(print) Book project “Religion and the city” with Schulz and Schulz Architects.

(Not Nearly) Every Picture

(web) Approaches to Ed Ruscha’s Streets of the Los Angeles-Archive


(web) Website for ensemble-netzwerk.

Vollrath Hopp

(web) Painting in series by Vollrath Hopp.

Falling Walls

(web) The Falling Walls is a platform for future-paving scientific ideas worldwide based in Berlin.

Jan Störmer

(print) Book about the work and life of architect Jan Störmer.


(web) Edition by Tahnee Godt and Clemens Behr.

Rosa und Rau

(web) Production agency for dance and theater.


(print) Snapshot book for Schulz and Schulz Architects.


(web) a bar in Havanna.

IMD — Website

ophelis — Website

(web) Concept, design and development of the new corporate website for ophelis.

von der haardt

(web) Website for von der haardt booking agency.

Weberbrunner Architekten — Website

(web) Corporate design and portfolio website for Weberbrunner architects.

Hagen Decker — Website

(web) Website for director Hagen Decker.

Interiors to Being

(web) a collective happening through the cityscape of Berlin.

Perfect Scale

(print) Book project “Perfect scales for architectural design and construction”.

Edition Solitude

(print) Corporate design for Edition Solitude publishing.

Festival of Future Nows – Hamburger Bahnhof

(print) Visual identity for the Festival of Future Nows 2017 –> ∞.

Berlin Science Week — Website

(web) Website for Berlin Science Week.

Exhibition reflections

(print) Invitation card for the exhibition “Reflections” of Störmer Murphy and Partners architects.


Akademie Schloss Solitude

(print) Exhibition posters and flyer for Akademie Schloss Solitude.

Toi Toi Toi — Website

Acting Archives

(print) Book design “Acting Archives – A User’s Manual”.

Akademie Schloss Solitude — Schlosspost

(web) ”Schlosspost is an open platform for the Solitude network and those who would like to be part of it.“

Möglichkeiten einer Insel

(print) Poster for the exhibition “Möglichkeiten einer Insel” for Kunstfreunde Lindau.

Jeunesse et Reconstruction

(print) CI for the Paris based NGO Jeunesse et Reconstruction.

Toi Toi Toi – Parade der Darstellenden Künste

University of the Arts Berlin — Website

(web) Website-Redesign for the University of the Arts Berlin.

Kotelett Underwear

(web) Logo, graphic and web design for Kotelett Underwear.

Where Architects Work

(print) Seventy-six architectural firms, in German-speaking countries and internationally, open their doors and show us the spaces in which they work.

Kinitti — Website

(web) Tutorial and inspirational website for kids about textile design.

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.


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2. Hof Aufgang B
10999 Berlin
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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


All work is © 2005 – 2021 by BASICS09

Festival of Future Nows – Neue Nationalgalerie

(print) Timetable installation, floorplan and flyer for the “Festival of Future Nows”.

Festival of Future Nows — Website

(web) Documentation website for the Festival of Future Nows at Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin.

Cool World – Lilli Kuschel

(print, web) Catalogue and app for photo and video artist Lilli Kuschel.

Schulz und Schulz — Website

(web) New website for the architects Schulz und Schulz

Kunst Zeit

(print) Exhibition Poster for the exhibition “Kunst Zeit” for Kunstfreunde Lindau.

Initiative Handarbeit — Website

(web) Official Website for the Initiative Handarbeit e.V.

40 years JUSO-HG exhibition

(print) Exhibition at Willy Brandt Haus, Berlin.

a-b-a-b-a: from hear to here

(print) CD cover and booklet.

Mapping everything

(print) “Mapping Everything” documents a collaborative, educational experiment between the Institut für Raumexperimente and the Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur, ETH Zürich.

ophelis glider

Animated short for ophelis.

I SEE International Video Festival — Website

(web) Website / Online-Schedule for the „I SEE International Video Festival”

Das stille Band

(print) Poster for “Das stille Band”, a choreographic a cappella opera by Magda Korsinsky.

IFREX certificate

(print) Certificates for the participants of the Institut für Raumexperimente.

Three Exhibitions — Three Websites

(web) For Institut für Raumexperimente, we designed three documentation websites for three exhibitions in China, Ethiopia and Germany.

ophelis docks app

(web) Digital magazine (iPad App) for the furniture manufacturer ophelis.


(print) Fashion brochure for Initiative Handarbeit.

Hotel Haus am See

(print) Corporate design for Hotel Haus am See.

Büro Björn Meier

(web) Website for the product design studio Björn Meier.

Accidental Accomplishment

(print) Poster and Flyer for the exhibition “Accidental Accomplishment” at Institut für Raumexperimente.

Production Berlin Website Redesign

(web) Website design for the production firm Production Berlin.

Glasauge – exhibition in a bunker

(print) We made a poster, flyer and floorplan for the exhibition “Glasauge” by the Institut für Raumexperimente.

Gestalt der Idee

(print) Leaflet for the exhibition “Gestalt der Idee” by Kunstfreunde Lindau.

Windows on Architecture

(print) Flyer and Poster for lecture series at FU Berlin.


(print) Fashion brochure for Initiative Handarbeit.

Institut für Raumexperimente – Website

(web) Website for Institut für Raumexperimente.


(print) Poster, flyer and leaflet for this year’s Kunstfreunde exhibition “NINFA” of the artist Christoph Brech.

Marchi Architectes

(web) This is the new website for architects Adélaïde and Nicola Marchi from Paris.

More Fun with Grid-based Websites

(web) Over the past time we built quite a few websites based on the superb grid functionality of jquery isotope.

Lentil cookbook

(print) Lentil cookbook with 12 recipes and lunar calendar for 2014.

Peter Weibel Poster

(print) Poster for a lecture of Peter Weibel.

Raumexperimente – Glasauge Website

(web) Website for the exhibition “Glasauge” by the Institut für Raumexperimente.

iloveleo – Website

(web) Fresh and healthy frozen yoghurt from Munich, with lots of local ingredients.

Student visits

(blog) Students from the “Ecole nationale supérieure des Arts visuels de La Cambre” and another group from the “Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Design” visited our studio.

Jeunesse et Reconstruction 2012

(print) For the Paris based NGO Jeunesse et Reconstruction, we developed the CI further and reacted to the new needs of the organisation.


(print) iloveleo is a frozen yoghurt startup from Munich.

Moment Dokument

(print) Poster, flyer and booklet for the exhibition “Moment – Dokument” of the artists Leonie Stade and Hubert Kaltenmark.

Kunstfreunde Lindau

(print) For our friends from Lindau, we made a few things for the solo show by the painter Volker Lehnert.


(print) Lookbook for the fashion collection “JUSTIN” by Kunji Baerwald.

BHSF Architects

(web) For Ben, Axel and Tim from BHSF Architects in Zurich, we made this studio website.

Martin Tervoort and Rawkost

(web) For photographer and post production artist Martin Tervoort we made these two websites.

Jeunesse et Reconstruction –

(web) For the french NGO “Jeunesse et Reconstruction” we designed and developed their new website.

Walter Musacchi

(web) Simplistic portfolio website for artist and designer Walter Musacchi from Berlin.

Kunsten – Museum of Modern Art Aalborg

(print) Catalogue and poster for the artist Thilo Frank.

Institut für Raumexperimente Olafur Eliasson – Mapping everything

(print) Map/Flyer for the exhibition “Mapping everything”.

Bauwelt Edition

(print) Folded poster series for the architecture magazin Bauwelt.

(web) For architecture magazin Bauwelt, we designed this micro-site.


(print) Business cards for Groschmeier design studio.


(print) Spread for the weekly series “Mehr Berlin” in Tagesspiegel Saturday, October 8th 2011.

Ideas are Motion Poster/Flyer

(print) Posterflyer for a show of Institut für Raumexperimente in Zagreb.

100 beste Plakate 11

(blog) Poster for Thilo Frank’s solo show at the KUNSTEN is among the top 100 posters of 2011.

Kein Katalog

(print) The logbook-like catalogue shows the interdisciplinary cultural process of Salon e.V. Hildesheim. Published at Edition Paechterhaus.

Alexander Gnädinger

(web) Portfolio and Studio website for well known photographer Alexander Gnädinger.

Deutsche Kinemathek: Heinrich Breloer Archive

(web) For the Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen we built this massive archive website.

Raumexperimente – Ideas Are Motion, Zagreb

(web) Microsite for the exhibition “Ideas Are Motion”.


(print) CD, booklet, business cards and poster for the band POPSTICKEL.


(print, web) Visual identity for the exhibition PROVINZ – Eine Ausstellung im Sommer 2010.

Books und Beats

(print) Invitation postcard for „Books and Beats“ festival.

“Ja ich interessiere mich für das Haus der Familie Alpha”

(print) Poster for a lection by Leif Randt and Andreas Stichmann.


(print) Poster as a comment on the political situation in Switzerland in 2009.

Freie Universität Berlin

(print) Poster and Flyer for two conferences held at the FU Berlin.

(web) This is the new website of the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin, created together with Plural, Robert Annies and Arne Teubel.

100 beste Plakate 10

(blog) Poster-series for the PROVINZ exhibition is among the top 100 posters of 2010.

Catalogue Eva Teppe

(print) Catalogue for the artist Eva Teppe. Published at Kerber Verlag.

Andreas Stickel – Website

(web) Website for Andreas Stickel – bassist, sound engineer and producer.


(print) Design of the fashion publication by Daniela Struwe.

MoMA New York: Ron Arad

(web) Website for the exhibtion “Ron Arad: No Discipline” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

:output award

(blog) We are proud about being among the :output award winners of 2010. Check out the project here.

Christian Gahl

(print) Visual identity for Christian Gahl, photographer for art and architecture.

iClip – Lusine.icl

(web) iClip for the musician Lusine.icl. A microsampler to play with the song “ciao”.

North Sea Jazz Poster

(blog) Winner at the North Sea Jazz poster contest, 2008.

100 beste Plakate 09

(blog) We are very happy that our poster/comment on the Swiss minaret controversy is among the top 100 posters of 2009.


(print) Concept and design of a series of magazines.


(print) Design of a magazine for Hertie School of Governance.

FWA Site of the Day!

(blog) Today we got a FWA Site of the Day Award for our portfolio site!

La Paloma

(print) Various postcards with pigeons.