Christian Hanke
Creative Director

ABOUT

Christian Hanke is a Partner of Edenspiekermann and works as a Creative Director in the field of Digital Editorial and Brands.

His clients range from from global brands such as Red Bull, to Media Outlets like Zeit Online and startups like GetYourGuide. Leading agile teams he aims for useful and beautiful experiences – grounded in high respect for the user, rich narrative formats and true love for craft.

Furthermore he teaches, talks and judges design. His work has received numerous awards, including the red dot design award »best of the best«. 

Christian Hanke studied visual communication and typeface design in Berlin, Leipzig and Chicago/USA and has received grants from the Fulbright Commission and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. He is a member of the Association Typographique Internationale and the Forum Typografie.

UPDATES

TALKS

ReporterForum, Hamburg — 06/06/2015
Haus Wellensiek, Bielefeld — 01/27/2015
Creative Morning, Berlin — 09/19/2014
TYPO Design Conference, Berlin — 05/22/2014
Quo Vadis Editorial Design Conference, Munich — 
03/02/2014
CXI Branding Conference, Mainz — 
06/12/2013
The Modern Craft Project, Ketel One — 02/28/2013
Webfontday Conference, Munich — 11/10/2012
University of Applied Sciences , Augsburg — 04/26/2012
QUBIQUE / Out of the Box, Berlin — 10/27/2011
CrossCultureBranding #2 , Stuttgart — 06/29/2011
TYPO Design Conference, Berlin — 05/19/2011
Gutenberg University, Mainz — 12/21/2010
EO Germany - West, Frankfurt/Main — 11/18/2010
Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem/Israel — 10/19/2010
EINSICHTEN, HTW Berlin — 07/06/2010
TYPO Design Conference, Berlin — 05/20/2010

LOVES

What drives me? I just love to invent, develop and change.
I feel close to everything around digital editorial, lean branding and how our role as designers evolves in this world.

If this sounds interesting to you there are three options:
Join our team at Edenspiekermann
Let’s do a project at Edenspiekermann
Invite me to talk at your event

Read my reads on my deeeepthoughts tumblr.

Elsewhere: Twitter, Instagram, Edenspiekermann, LinkedIn, Xing, Sites We Like, Jury DMIG Award, Teaching, Lecturer