One night: Four major cities – four perspectives

02/26/2015 | Global perspectives on the key issues of branding and design: We took around 200 design enthusiasts from companies, universities and agencies on a journey from Munich to New York, on to Beijing and finally to Tokyo.

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Canyon Bicycles

Brand development

We developed the »Pure Cycling« attitude for Canyon Bicycles, a company that produces high-quality sport bicycles and sells them to customers exclusively through the internet and catalogues. This mindset has helped the company become a successful global brand.

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PAGE Creative Ranking 2015:

Top 10

02/04/2015 | KMS TEAM was named among the top 10 of Germany’s 50 most successful agencies and design firms. KMS TEAM and KMS BLACKSPACE share 10th place in the latest PAGE Creative Ranking.

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iF design award 2015

for five projects

01/29/2015 | Five KMS TEAM projects received the renowned international iF communication design award out of 50 participating countries.

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Das Siegel der Universität und das Schriftzeichen »Universität Heidelberg« einschließlich des Claims »Zukunft seit 1386« bilden in Kombination das Logo. Das Siegel der Universität und das Schriftzeichen »Universität Heidelberg« einschließlich des Claims »Zukunft seit 1386« bilden in Kombination das Logo. Das Siegel der Universität und das Schriftzeichen »Universität Heidelberg« einschließlich des Claims »Zukunft seit 1386« bilden in Kombination das Logo.

University of Heidelberg

Corporate design

We developed the brand architecture for the departments at Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg. The solution strengthened the visual connection between the departments under the umbrella of the university while maintaining the individuality of the institutions. The university seal is the primary element.

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12/17/2014 | Design your own portrait - with our new app for smartphones and tablets.

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Success at the

Midas Awards in N.Y.

12/03/2014 | Two of our projects were honored at the international Midas Awards 2014, which focus on media produced for the financial industry: The Tom Tailor 2013 annual report won silver, and the 2013 OSRAM annual report received a certificate.

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Hofstatt gets a new

brand identity

12/02/2014 | We developed a design and communication concept for Hofstatt, a shopping center in the heart of Munich, which has 26 stores and over 15,000 square meters of retail space. Our work included the strategic positioning and realignment of Hofstatt, the development of a visual identity in line with the target audience, and a marketing action plan.

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ADC bronze nail for

»Ruperto Carola«

05/16/2014 | Great news: The University of Heidelberg’s »Ruperto Carola« research magazine designed by KMS TEAM received a bronze nail in the »Corporate Publishing« category at the 2014 ADC Awards.

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»Clear, strong and powerful«

03/10/2014 | Knut Maierhofer founded KMS TEAM in 1984. Today, 60 creative and strategic specialists in the Branding, Communication, Strategy and Interactive areas of expertise work at agency headquarters, located in a former machine shop in Munich. After a quick espresso, we sat down to talk about creativity and inspiration.

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Research magazines for

University of Heidelberg

07/23/2013 | The latest issue of “Ruperto Carola”, the research magazine published by Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg, focuses on the topic of “Heaven & Hell”. The brand agency KMS TEAM is responsible for the design and also provided production support for the publication.

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United Internet

Corporate website

The corporate website of Europe’s leading internet specialist was structurally, thematically and visually redesigned, with a responsive design optimized for mobile devices. Various subject areas are clustered on the homepage to help people access key content in a few simple clicks.


Schneider Schreibgeräte

Identity, mindset and strategic brand management

Since 2009, we have worked with the long-established German company Schneider, renowned manufacturer of writing tools, to develop strategic brand management processes that will continuously increase the value of the brand while tapping into new markets and customer groups.

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Porsche Design

Brand development

Porsche Design enjoys worldwide success as an independent lifestyle brand. The luxury brand for exclusive technical products draws its design inspiration from the legendary Porsche automobile. Like the car, Porsche Design stands for outstanding design, technical superiority and exclusivity.

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Warendorf Küchen

Brand development

»Miele die Küche« has manufactured kitchens since 1973, and has operated under the »Warendorf« name since 2010. The new brand design transports the high quality and design standards as well as the company’s »Made in Germany« heritage.

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