Our focus is to provide assistance to organisations in solving communication challenges.  Together with a network of scientists from a variety of disciplines, exceptional craftsmen, daring artists and entrepreneurs we redefine communication approaches and enable transformative design interventions.

Our Clients

Deutsche Bahn AG / Frankfurt Book Fair / Goethe Universität Frankfurt / Hessen Film and Media Academy / Hessen State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts / Lufthansa Cargo / Nippon Connection / Procter & Gamble Germany / Schirn Art Exhibition Hall Frankfurt / Senckenberg Naturmuseum Frankfurt / Siemens AG / Visa Card Europe / ZDF

Our Clients

The Core Team

Prof. Klaus Hesse

Visionary and supervisor of INK. Klaus Hesse, studied photography and typography in Wuppertal, worked as art director for advertising agencies such as Ogilvy and GGK in Hamburg, Munich and Düsseldorf. Since 1988, designer and joint owner of Hesse Design. Currently Dean of School of Art at the University for Art and Design in Offenbach. Member of the Type Directors Club of New York.

Nikolas Brückmann

Designer and creative director. Nikolas Brückmann worked since the very beginning of his studies at the Hochschule für Gestaltung on big scope projects. Together with Yuriy Matveev the award winning duo forms the core design team of INK.

Yuriy Matveev

Designer and creative director. Yuriy Matveev worked since the very beginning of his studies at the Hochschule für Gestaltung on big scope projects. Together with Nikolas Brückmann the award winning duo forms the core design team of INK.

Felix Kosok

Designer and design theorists. Felix Kosok is a research associate at the University for Art and Design Offenbach. The topic of his dissertation is the interdependence of design and democracy. He is particularly interested in the critical influence that design can have on society.

Fabia Matveev

Illustrator and designer. Fabia Matveev graduated at University of Art and Design Offenbach in 2016 and works as a freelance illustrator based in Frankfurt

The Core Team

The Awards

Red Dot Best of Best / German Design Award / IF Award  / Art Directors Club Germany Silver /  European Design Silver Award / Type Directors Club New York / DDC Deutscher Designer Club