NEWS

18. May 2021

E-CHARGING STATIONS AS NEW AR-COMMUNICATION PLATFORM: DÉRIVE MAKES SUPERCHARGING SUPER SEXY.

E-CHARGING STATIONS AS NEW AR-COMMUNICATION PLATFORM: DÉRIVE MAKES SUPERCHARGING SUPER SEXY.
Currently, it still takes about a 20-minute wait to fully charge your electric vehicle at a supercharger. And how do you spend that precious time? Until now, the e-mobility experience stopped when the car was connected to the charger, and users were left to their own devices. On the innovation-driven EUREF campus in Berlin, that […]
17. May 2021

FUTURE WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR DKB DEUTSCHE KREDITBANK, DESIGNED BY GRAFT BRANDLAB

FUTURE WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR DKB DEUTSCHE KREDITBANK, DESIGNED BY GRAFT BRANDLAB
In Berlin, epicenter of the German start-up and fintech scene, the new DKB Campus is being built. The innovation agency Graft Brandlab is responsible for its workplace design. By developing a highly flexible, visionary and innovative interior design concept, Graft Brandlab underscores Deutsche Kreditbank AG's profile as a tech company with a banking license. The […]
26. April 2021

EDITORIAL ON HAUS VON EDEN: ABOUT EMPATHIC BUILDINGS AND INTELLIGENT MOBILITY

EDITORIAL ON HAUS VON EDEN: ABOUT EMPATHIC BUILDINGS AND INTELLIGENT MOBILITY
Haus von Eden is the new guide to sustainable luxury. In an interview with the founders, Nik Hafermaas talks about future trends in architecture, urban planning and mobility. Read the article.
10. March 2021

DEUTSCHE WOHNEN MEETS FUTURE WORKPLACE – CONCEIVED BY GRAFT BRANDLAB

DEUTSCHE WOHNEN MEETS FUTURE WORKPLACE – CONCEIVED BY GRAFT BRANDLAB
The Berlin headquarters of the listed housing company will be expanded by 2023 by a climate-friendly new building, designed by Blumers Architekten. Within this space, the future of working will be realized. Graft Brandlab is responsible for the strategic and visual conception of the working environments in close cooperation with all employees and the project […]
3. March 2021

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION “ALL EYES ON INNOVATION” @ GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS 2021

ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION “ALL EYES ON INNOVATION” @ GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS 2021
Round-table discussion “All Eyes On Innovation” @ German Design Awards 2021 The pandemic is accelerating developments in digitalisation and the way we work, live and move in the world.Prof. Nik Hafermaas talked to Oona Horx-Strathern, futurologist and CEO of Zukunftsinstitut Horx GmbH and Lutz Dietzold, CEO of the German Design Council, about the impact of Corona […]
16. October 2020

ARTICLE ON WUV.DE: FEMALE EMPOWERMENT AND COVID-19

ARTICLE ON WUV.DE: FEMALE EMPOWERMENT AND COVID-19
How has the Covid-19 pandemic influenced the female empowerment movement? As part of our exclusive Executive Talks, we wanted to know more and invited female executives from well-known companies to talk about the impact of the pandemic. Among them Nina Pütz, head of the payment company Ratepay and Julia Carloff-Winkelmann, Chief People Officer of the mobility start-up Dance. […]
5. October 2020

INTERVIEW: NIK HAFERMAAS ABOUT VOLOPORT’S POTENTIAL

INTERVIEW: NIK HAFERMAAS ABOUT VOLOPORT’S POTENTIAL
Being awarded "Best of Best" at the Automotive Brand Contest for the project VoloPort for Volocopter demonstrates that mobility is an unstoppable transformation process. Prof. Nikolaus Hafermaas, Managing Partner of Graft Brandlab, talks about the vision, the challenges and the revolutionary potential of the project. Watch the video 
24. September 2020

WITH HYUNDAI MOTOR @ AUTO CHINA 2020

WITH HYUNDAI MOTOR @ AUTO CHINA 2020
Berlin-based agency translates Hyundai’s vision of future mobility into a modular trade show experience At the Auto China 2020 (Sept 26 – Oct 5, 2020 in Beijing) it finally took place, the premiere of the first new-generation trade show appearance of the South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company - conceived and designed by the Berlin-based […]
26. May 2020

THE VOLOPORT SWEPT THE BOARD

THE VOLOPORT SWEPT THE BOARD
The world's first vertiport prototype for electrically operated air taxis, designed by Brandlab for Volocopter and Skyports, convinces serval high-ranking jurys.  2020 is the year of awards for the project VoloPort, conceived and designed by the Berlin-based innovation agency Brandlab for Volocopter and Skyports. The vision, concept, design and user experience of the forward-looking urban […]
22. April 2020

NEW STRATEGIC DUAL LEADERSHIP

NEW STRATEGIC DUAL LEADERSHIP
Nikolaus Hafermaas and Rico Zocher take over the management with immediate effect. GRAFT Brandlab, the Berlin-based agency for brand innovation, continues its success story of recent years with a new top-caliber dual leadership. As of April 15th, 2020, Nikolaus Hafermaas and Rico Zocher, two experienced and internationally esteemed partners, will head GRAFT Brandlab as its […]
5. March 2020

IF DESIGN AWARD 2020

IF DESIGN AWARD 2020
BRANDLAB won the internationally renowned iF DESIGN AWARD 2020 with the project VoloPort, for customer Volocopter in collaboration with Skyports, in the discipline "Architecture", category "Public". As a major contribution to future electric urban air mobility, the VoloPort was able to convince the 78-member independent international jury of experts. The number of applicants was large: The […]
3. May 2019

SPACES FOR FUTURE HEALTH

SPACES FOR FUTURE HEALTH
Brandlab, Graft architects and Charité invited leading minds to a panel discussion focusing on major changes in health. AI-based customization of medical treatment, as well as the interface between individuals and machines have concrete consequences on physical spaces. Individual patient responsibility and empowerment will continue to replace the passive reliance on medical institutions. Will we develop micro recovery facilities […]
28. February 2019

SPACES FOR FUTURE WORK

SPACES FOR FUTURE WORK
Vitra, St. Oberholz, WeWork, Deutsche Bahn Smart Cities and Brandlab, in cooperation with the Graft architects, discussed disruptive trends in work cultures and spaces. What  kind of spaces will truly address the rising loneliness of urban working individuals? How are corporations incorporating their innovation spirit, speed of incubators, and their culture into their work environments? How can physical spaces become […]
27. February 2019

ICONIC AWARD JURY

ICONIC AWARD JURY
In 2019 Linda Stannieder is again part of the ICONIC AWARDS Jury initiated by the German Design Council. Together with other leading minds in architecture, interior designer, brand and design strategy, Brandlab’s CEO Linda will jointly select the award winning projects. The categories include “Best of Best”, “Architects of the Year” and “Interior Designers of the Year”, […]