Graphic design & art direction

Katana Graphic is a freelance graphic design company that is successful in terms of development and visibility for private and public companies as well as interest groups and NGO’s at home and abroad. We offer services such as concept development, graphic design, branding, rebranding, web design and print design. We specialize in value-added communication and PR of high professional and aesthetic quality. Visual communication and storytelling are also top skills.


Analysis, strategies and media plans

Branding and rebranding

Design manual

Logo design


Sparring and advisory

Commercial art

Textile print design


Fashion illustration 


Digital design

Web design: UX and UI

Social media design


Print design

Coffee Table Books

Profile brochures



Fact sheets


Exhibition material



Magazines and catalogues

The team

Katana Graphic is associated with a row of external experts within the fields of management, business development, text creation, journalism, proofreading, translation, photo/visual storytelling, fundraising, crowdfunding and web programming.

The company

Katana Graphic is owned and managed by Kåre Koester, a senior art director and trained graphic designer from Aalborg. Kåre speaks Danish, English and German. Katana Graphic was founded in 2010 and is based in Hamburg. Tasks are solved worldwide. References include Bestseller A/S, Marc O'Polo GmbH, Only & Sons, Outfitters Nation, Badminton Denmark and ACTE A/S, Grennessminde located in Taastrup and Copenhagen Dome – Videnscenter for Socialøkonomi.

Corporate responsibility

CSR is deeply integrated into our corporate strategy. The target is to make a positive contribution for people, markets and societies at home and abroad through a series of activities. We build on a strong professional and international network and work on selected UN Global Goals.