Who we are.
What we focus on.

 

4D4B DESIGN develops print, visual and motion design solutions in 2D and 3D in the areas of corporate design and event communication.
With our professional experience we create visual identities for national and international clients. Both online and offline we combine arts, graphic design and digital design and offer to integrate these disciplines in intermedia solutions. With passion and an eye for detail we create and accomplish our work.

Mark K. Owen founded 4D4B DESIGN in 2008, after working for 10 years with the designer group 3deluxe as senior art director and designer.

Our office offers a variety of professional services. At the same time we are building and maintaining networks with partners, companies and freelancers, which we are accessing on demand.

  WE DO

CORPORATE DESIGN AND COMMUNICATION
VISUAL AND GRAPHIC DESIGN
EVENT COMMUNICATION

  SELECTED CLIENTS AND PROJECTS

BASF, BMW, Boehringer Ingelheim, Continental, Celgene, circ, Deutsche Bank, E.ON, Pure Perfection, Nishith Desai Associates, The Grameen Creative Lab, timewarp, PrintPromotion / VDMA Printing & Paper Technology, 3deluxe.

A Jungle Book, BASF — Group Conference, BMW — the rad°hub, Boehringer Ingelheim — Pradaxa MMM, circ responsibility, cosmopop — electronic flavors 1-3, Continental AG — Senior Executive Convention, DFLY — visual design, E.ON — New E.ON Launch Event, E.ON Energie — Group Conference, Global Social Business Summit, Leonardo glass cube — facade visual design, Mitsubishi Motors — Paris Motor Show, Nishith Desai Associates — corporate design, Panasonic — Step into the 3D world, Rat für Formgebung — design is a journey 3 Materials Experience Conference, PrintPromotion — Spot on: Graphic Arts, Zanders Calendar — Space of Time, YY MIllenium Tour, 3deluxe projects.

  AWARD WINNING PROJECTS

Spot on: Graphic Arts 2015 Calendar, PrintPromotion GmbH, Germany (Bronze: Gregor International Calendar Award 2015)
Continental Senior Executive Convention 2011 (ADC*E, ADC, BEA, EuBEA, 2012)
Global Social Business Summit 2009 (Event Design Yearbook 2010/2011)
E.ON AG Executive Event 2008 (BoB, BEA, 2009)
circ corporate lexikon (DDC, 2008)
Leonardo Glass Cube 2007, GlasKoch GmbH, Germany (DP3D, DDC, ADC, 2008)

  PUBLISHED WORKS

3deluxe, Transdisciplinary Approaches to Design, Frame Publishers, Amsterdam, 2008.
3deluxe Projects, Interior and Graphic Design, Die Gestalten, Berlin, 2002


 

Opportunities.
We are looking for skilled creatives.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SKILLED CREATIVES IN THE FIELDS OF GRAPHIC, VISUAL AND MOTION DESIGN.

contact us: designmyjourney@4d4b.com

  For the following positions we are seeking for dedicated and motivated staff. Know-how and the interest for good design are part of your daily work as is the confidence to create and realise communiation and visual design concepts.

  2D/3D GRAPHIC AND VISUAL DESIGNER
with fundamental skills in 2D and 3D design for creating graphic and visual design concepts in still and animation. Good knowledge in the latest versions of major applications such as After Effects, Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop are presupposed. Scripting knowledge in After Effects will be appreciated.

  2D GRAPHIC DESIGNER
with fundamental skills in type and illustrative design for print and screen design. Good knowledge in the latest versions of major Graphic applications such as Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop are presupposed.

  WEB DEVELOPER
with fundamental skills in Javascript, PHP and HTML5.

  TRAINEE
If you are interested in or already see yourself working in one of the fields above, don’t hesitate to contact us.

  SENIOR DESIGNER
You have a long work experience in design?
We are looking for a senior creative with exceptional knowledge in 2D and 3D design.


 

Contact us.

 

4D4B DESIGN

Herderstrasse 15
D–65185 Wiesbaden
Germany

T +49 611 447 5780
F +49 611 447 5782


contact@4d4b.com
www.4d4b.com


 

Data Privacy.

 

The responsible body within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is:

4D4B DESIGN
Herderstrasse 15
D-65185 Wiesbaden
T +49 611 447 5780
contact@4d4b.com


 

4D4B DESIGN takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of our website is possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on a voluntary basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

  REFUSAL OF YOUR AGREEMENT FOR DATA PROCESSING
Only with your express consent are some processes of data processing possible. A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation is sufficient an informal message by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

RIGHT OF COMPLAINT AT THE COMPETENT SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY
As the person affected, in the event of a breach of data protection law, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which the headquarters of our company is located. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details.

RIGHT TO DATA TRANSFERABILITY
You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract automatically to you or to third parties. The provision is made in a machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

RIGHT TO INFORMATION, CORRECTION, BLOCKING, DELETION
You have the right at any time within the scope of the applicable legal provisions to provide free information about your stored personal data, source of the data, their recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. In this regard and also to further questions on the subject of personal data, you can always contact us via the contact options listed in the imprint.

SSL OR TLS ENCRYPTION
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content that you send to us as the site operator, our website uses an SSL or TLS encryption. Thus, data that you submit via this website, for others not readable. You will recognize an encrypted connection at the "https: //" address bar of your browser and at the lock icon in the browser bar.

SERVER LOG FILES
In server log files, the website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits. These are statistics about page views, data volume, browser type and version, operating system, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of server request and IP address. There is no merge of this data with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Our website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Web analytics service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies." These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device and allow analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. Server location is usually the US. Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to optimize our website and possibly also advertising.

IP ANONYMIZATION
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymization feature. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. There may be exceptions where Google transmits and truncates the full IP address to a server in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to report on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. There is no merger of the Google Analytics transmitted IP address with other Google data.

BROWSER PLUGIN
The setting of cookies through your web browser can be prevented. However, some features of our website may be restricted. Likewise, you can prevent the collection of data relating to your website use, including your IP address and subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in accessible via the following link.

CONTRADICTION AGAINST DATA COLLECTION
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to our website: Disable Google Analytics. For details on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy.

ORDER PROCESSING
To fully comply with legal data protection requirements, we have entered into a contract processing agreement with Google.

DEMOGRAPHIC FEATURES AT GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Our website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics. It can be used to generate reports that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. An assignment of the data to a specific person is not possible. You can disable this feature at any time. This is possible through the ad settings in your Google Account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section "Objection to data collection".


 

Terms and Conditions (GTC)

 


CONTRACT AND SCOPE

  1. Subject matter of the contract are services rendered or to be performed in accordance with the contract concluded between 4D4B DESIGN and the client.
  2. These terms and conditions apply exclusively. Deviating or contrary conditions of the client will not be acknowledged by 4D4B DESIGN, unless the validity was expressly agreed in written form. This also applies in the event that 4D4B DESIGN executes the commission without reservation in the knowledge of conflicting or deviating terms and conditions of the client.
  3. If no distinction is made in the following provisions, these GTC apply both to entrepreneurs and consumers.
COPYRIGHT PROTECTION AND USE RIGHTS
  1. The order placed with 4D4B DESIGN is an Copyright contract. The object of the contract is the creation of the commissioned work in digital, printed or other form as well as the granting of rights of use for this work. The provisions of the contract of employment law and the copyright law apply.
  2. The works created by 4D4B DESIGN (drafts, sketches and final artworks) are protected as personal intellectual creations by the Copyright Act, whose regulations are also considered agreed, if the required amount of creation according to § 2 UrhG is not met.
  3. Without the consent of 4D4B DESIGN, this work, including the copyright notice, may not be changed in either the original or the reproduction. Any imitation - even of parts of the work - is inadmissible.
  4. The works of 4D4B DESIGN may only be used to a defined extent for the agreed usage and the agreed purpose. If there is no explicit agreement, the purpose of the contract is only the purpose stated by the client when placing the order. The client acquires the right to use the work within this agreed framework with the full payment.
  5. Repeated use (such as reprints, reproductions), multiple uses (e.g. in another project) or the transfer of rights of use to third parties are subject to a further payment and require the express written consent of 4D4B DESIGN.
  6. 4D4B DESIGN is entitled to a request any information about the scope of use.
  7. Rights of use for works which have not yet been paid upon termination of the contract or which have not yet been published in the case of settlement on a commission basis remain with 4D4B DESIGN, unless otherwise agreed.
PAYMENT TERMS
  1. Unless otherwise agreed, the payment consists of a design fee and a usage fee if the use of the services is intended and agreed to its purpose. The usage fee is determined according to the contractually agreed scope of use.
  2. Unless otherwise agreed, the fee is calculated on the basis of the recommendations of the Association of German Graphic Designers (BDG), the Allianz Deutscher Designer (AGD) and the Gesamtverband Deutscher Werbeagenturen (GWA).
  3. Unless otherwise agreed, the design fee includes one alteration or change of the design by request of the client, in which changes or adjustments to the design are made. Author corrections that affect the content or general use fo the design are calculated as additional service based on the time spent.
  4. The abandonment of the project or a delay in use after the the contract has been concluded does not release the client from his obligation to pay the agreed fee in full. Only the usage fee may be waived, if it was identified separately.
  5. An order is usually preceded by a quote or cost estimate. If a project is started without a cost quote by request of the client, then the known hourly and daily rates apply, according to which the design fee for the service provided is calculated.
  6. The fees are due upon completion or delivery of the work after invoicing and are payable within 10 days without deduction. If work is delivered in parts or if the execution of an order extends over a longer period of time, 4D4B DESIGN may demand advance payments in accordance with the work done.
 ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND COSTS, TRAVEL COSTS
  1. The modification of drafts, the creation and presentation of further drafts as well as other additional services beyond the scope of the offer (adaptations, output formats, project and production monitoring, etc.) will be charged separately according to time expenditure.
  2. Necessary ancillary technical costs (e.g. for models, interim reproductions, layout output) incurred in connection with the design or production shall be reimbursed by the client.
  3. The assignment of creative third-party services (e.g. photography, audio production, programming) or the assignment of third-party services in the course of the use (e.g. production, printing, shipping) is usually carried out by 4D4B DESIGN only on the basis of an agreement made with the customer in his name and on his account. Any incurred costs charged to 4D4B DESIGN will be invoiced to the customer with a 10-20% surcharge.
  4. Insofar as 4D4B DESIGN assigns third-party services in its own name at the instigation of the client, the client indemnifies 4D4B DESIGN from any resulting liabilities.
  5. The remuneration for additional services is due after their provision. Expenses incurred are to be reimbursed after completion.
  6. Travel expenses incurred in connection with the contract and agreed with the client shall be reimbursed by the client.
OWNERSHIP, SHIPPING AND DATA
  1. The work of 4D4B DESIGN are granted rights of use only, no ownership rights are transferred.
  2. Delivery and return of work are at the risk and expense of the client.
  3. 4D4B DESIGN is under no obligation to release any media, files and data. If the client wishes to receive any media, files or data, this must be agreed in writing and shall be remunerated separately.
CHANGES AND PRODUCTION MONITORING
  1. 4D4B DESIGN must be submitted with proof samples if necessary before production or reproduction. 4D4B DESIGN can request these at any time.
  2. The production is supervised by the 4D4B DESIGN only on the basis of a special agreement. If such an agreement exists, 4D4B DESIGN is authorized to make necessary decisions and to give instructions.
LIABILITY
  1. Any liability for the competition and legal trademark admissibility of the provided services and works are not taken over by 4D4B DESIGN; the same applies to their protectability.
  2. With the approval of the work, the client assumes responsibility for the correctness of the contents (e.g. image and text).
  3. Insofar as 4D4B DESIGN commissions third-party services on behalf of the client in its name and on its behalf, 4D4B DESIGN shall not be liable for services and work results of the commissioned service providers.
  4. The release of production and publication is the responsibility of the client.
  5. In exceptional cases, if the client delegates the release to 4D4B DESIGN in its entirety or in parts, 4D4B DESIGN shall be released from any liability.
  6. In the case of gross negligence or intent, liability of 4D4B DESIGN is not excluded.
  7. For loss of data due to force majeure or file damage 4D4B DESIGN assumes no liability. This applies to any source files in digital form or other formats. 4D4B DESIGN may refuse to update an existing file in the event of data loss or may charge the reproduction in consultation with the client at cost.
SPECIMEN COPIES
  1. Of produced or published works, 4D4B DESIGN shall be provided with at least ten unfilled voucher copies free of charge, which may also be used for self-promotion.
  2. If the use is purely digital, the documentation (e.g. by photography, film) shall be made possible to 4D4B DESIGN or any documented material within the scope of its use available to the client should be made accessible to 4D4B DESIGN, which may also be used for self-promotion.
FREEDOM OF DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ORDER AND TEMPLATES
  1. Within the scope of contract 4D4B DESIGN has freedom of design. Complaints regarding the artistic design are excluded. If the client wishes to make changes during or after production, he has to bear the extra costs this entails.
  2. If the execution of the order is delayed for reasons for which the client is responsible, 4D4B DESIGN may demand a reasonable increase in the remuneration or claim for damages.
  3. If 4D4B DESIGN are handed over templates (e.g. images, texts) within the scope of the project, the client confirms that he is entitled to use all submitted templates. Should he not be entitled to use contrary to this insurance, the customer shall indemnify 4D4B DESIGN from all compensation claims of third parties.
PLACE OF FULFILLMENT
  1. Place of performance for both parties is the registered office of 4D4B DESIGN in Wiesbaden.
FINAL PROVISIONS
  1. The invalidity of one or more of the above provisions shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.
  2. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies.
 

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