WE ARE

MARIS HARTMANIS M.A.

Firm in conceptual thinking as well as in design theory, Maris core strength lies in target oriented customer communication. Through his interdisciplinary approach he combines marketing knowledge with human centered design thinking to empathize and analyze communication processes. He does not reduce design to a revaluing surface but understands design as ways and means to invent products in a truly holistic way. While believing that less is more he loves to create simple and minimalistic work. Before he founded Studio TENSE he worked as a freelance designer for over 5 years and is also a Co-Founder of the Venture Club Münster e.V.


2011–2016: Freelance Art Director & Designer /// 2013: Co-Founder »Zeitform« /// 2017: Co-Founder »Studio TENSE«

AWARDS
Best of Class 2013 /// Hochschulpreis »Ausgezeichnet« 2014 /// Deutschlandstipendium 2014 /// Best of Class 2016 /// Hochschulpreis »Ausgezeichnet« 2017 /// Zukunftszeichen RUHR (2nd Place)

JOHANNES KLEIN-REESINK M.A.

Even though he is a print-lover and perfectionist, with a good eye for typography and the smallest details, Johannes is driven to make the everyday-life a little bit easier by designing future-oriented Solutions – regardless of the medium. His main goal is to create unique and extraordinary experiences for every user.


Seit 2013: Freelance Art Director & Designer /// 2016: Co-Founder »Kreuzbrüder« /// 2017: Co-Founder »Studio TENSE«

AWARDS
Zukunftszeichen RUHR (2nd Place)

TRISTAN KONRAD B.A.

With 5 years of experience working in advertising and design agencies as well as a freelance designer, Tristan is a strong conceptualist and designer. He worked for several clients in the b2b as well as in the b2c sector, creating meaningful visuals and strong concepts.


2012-2014: Freelance Art Director & Designer /// 2014-2015: Designer bei »Cyclos Design« /// 2015-2016: Art-Director bei »BOK + Gärtner« /// 2016: Co-Founder »Kreuzbrüder« /// 2017: Co-Founder »Studio TENSE«

AWARDS
Zukunftszeichen RUHR (2nd Place)