Only nine hours time difference between Germany and California? The two seem so far apart, both culturally and geographically. That’s where Berlin based designer & art director Katharina Broeckelmann lives: bridging the gap between the two cultures and creating within it. Designing in a completely unique space with a completely unique view.

Born and raised in Germany, Katharina spend twelve years living and working in San Francisco, CA. She now has her office in trendy Berlin neighborhood Kreuzberg, where she continues to be inspired by the urban art scene and the innovative landscape of entrepreneurial endeavours aka start-ups.

Katharina Broeckelmann is a graduate of the Academy of Art University where she earned her BFA in graphic design. Over the course of her career she has worked with such innovative brands and companies as the ESPN X-Games, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Frito Lay, AT&T and Saatchi & Saatchi. Currently Katharina is enrolled at Fachhochschule Potsdam. She is working on her Master’s degree specializing in Interface Design.

For a number of years Katharina has specialized in design and brand strategies focusing on sustainability, merging two of her great passions – creating powerful, engaging communication campaigns; and raising awareness of environmental and social topics. Her work spans the areas of educational outreach, brand activation and customer facing campaigns.