Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017


17 Red Dots and four Red Dot: Best of the Best awards bore testimony in 2017 to the design and creative expertise of full-service agency thjnk. In addition to these awards and the consistently outstanding achievements of recent years, thjnk was awarded the title of honour “Red Dot: Agency of the Year 2017”. The “Stylus” challenge cup was presented to Karen Heumann and Armin Jochum, founders of the agency thjnk, on 27 October 2017in Berlin. 

The full-service agency was founded in Hamburg in 2012 by Karen Heumann, Armin Jochum, André Kemper and Michael Trautmann, with the aim of providing contemporary answers to the communication challenges of its clients. The work of the creative heads at thjnk are informed by the guiding principle “All great things start with a free thought” as well as the company’s motto “There is no I in thjnk”. Five years after its founding, thjnk already employs roughly 400 people in ten agencies for well-known brands like Audi, BiFi, Commerzbank, DER SPIEGEL, Deutsche Bahn, granini, hagebaumarkt, HARIBO, IKEA, McDonald’s, REWE and thyssenkrupp. 

“We want to tread new and unconventional paths with our clients and make brands irreplaceable.”

– Armin Jochum, Founder of thjnk