K-Tiv is an Impact Hub Berlin-founded freelance collective delivering storytelling and design services in English, French and German. Founded around four creative professionals, K-Tiv and its extended range of freelance partners work with Berlin-based and international clients to amplify the work of societal and environmental projects. We shape stories that deserve to be discovered!
copywriting / conceptualisation
brand identity and storytelling
editing / proofreading
translation EN / GER / FR
illustration / icons
data-visualisation / infographics
A former East Africa correspondent, Aimie now works as an independent journalist for international radio stations (BBC, Deutsche Welle), covers societal topics in Germany for web & print media (Jeune Afrique, Cahiers de Sciences et Vie, Socialter, Usbek & Rica, Sprudge) and is also a TV producer for the environmental program Eco@Afrique broadcasted by DW. She regularly returns to her beloved Africa to collect sounds, pictures, and words for inspiring stories.
Pauline de Langre
GRAPHIC DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR
After co-founding a communication & marketing agency in Cambodia, Pauline now creates solutions as a freelancer such as promotional data-visualisation for caresyntax® (hospital technologies), illustrated infographics for GERES (Group for Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity) or illustrated educational materials for Ligue de l’enseignement (an organisation promoting access to schooling in France).
Inspired by social entrepreneurship, science/tech for good, and responsible travel, he works to spread the inspiration through journalism and brand storytelling. After a print journalism debut in Antarctica and New Zealand, he has written solutions-focussed articles for publications ranging from MIT’s Innovation Stories to The Guardian and worked on editorial and communications projects across four continents — recently with Berlin-based NGO Your Public Value, TEDxKreuzberg, and the Impact Hub Global Network.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER & PHOTOGRAPHER
As well as designing brand identities and visual communication tools, Michael is first and formost a passionate photographer. He shoots portraits, events, products and reportages for European clients such as Nata Y Limon Berlin (Interior Design), Additiv Architektur (architecture), Kleinerdrei Blog (Berlin based blog), Spitäler Schaffhausen Switzerland (hospital), Impact Hub Global, Vorwärts Beratungen (consulting), Gebrüder Käppeli and E. Bieri AG (both gastronomy).