Rainer is doing swedish communication design as a freelancer for small companies and institutions. »Swedish« means a friendly, well-structured and functional design and co-working with his clients, too. In addition to that he loves to connect designers by organizing events such as the InDesign User Group Hamburg. His passion is to rise the appreciation of design by politics, the economy and the society.
Varelsen - Martin Ottosson, Kristofer Ström, Andreas Larsson
Creators of moving images
Varelsen, The Creature in English, is a small Malmö based creative studio working mainly with animation, film and motion graphics. The studio consist of four individuals with a long background in arts, music and advertising. As a group, Varelsen has existed since 2008, but some of us met all the way back in 1997 while studying graphic design. Explaining Varelsen to an outsider is like trying to explain the quantum entanglement theory to a fork, but the short version is that aside from working on commercial productions all of us are heavily involved in several personal passion products such as gaming, skateboarding, music and carpentry. To name a few...
From left to right: Martin Ottosson - creative, Kristofer Ström - creative, Andreas Larsson - project manager. Not pictured: Douglas Holmquist - sound designer.
Event organizer at by day, product geek by night. At Foo Café in Malmö Martin helps companies understand the power of meetups and knowledge sharing. He also runs the local ProductTank user group, driving discussions on product management, business strategies, analytics and more. When not working, you'll likely find him coding on a web project or out for a mind-cleansing run.
Designer and music label executive. Working and playing with new ideas within the fields of design, media and pop culture.
Co-founded the experimental design bureau Studio Pop in January 2013. Studio Pop offers new-thinking design and art direction for modern clients. The main focus is projects within the creative and cultural industries. Opening up a new gallery/studio/lab space for public events this fall.
Co-Founded the Swedish music label Hybris, with offices in Malmö, Stockholm and Hongkong. Since the start in 2004, Hybris has discovered and developed some of Scandinavia’s most acclaimed pop artists and grown from being a small ‘promising’ Swedish pop label to a free independent player on the global music scene.