A passion for language
We think with the author
and write for the reader
Burton Van Iersel & Whitney–Editors and Translators in Munich
Combining creative editing, translation and PR skills with in-house language expertise
Our minds focus on your message. Our passion carries it across. We reproduce content precisely, our thoughts clearly directed by its intended aim. We embody what is meant by accuracy, and we deliver on time. Always. Whether we’re working for you as editors, translators, proofreaders, or helping you develop content across languages, each of your assignments calls on all of our skills. And we give it our all – for the love of words.
Getting it right – whatever the language
Our language expertise is always on call
We have a highly motivated, permanent team of experts in English, German, French and Spanish. They are there to offer our clients direct advice and consultancy, and to answer their questions quickly and effectively.
Thinking beyond any individual project we complete for you, we combine and secure the best talent for the long term to ensure both continuity and availability for our customers. We edit, translate, adapt and write text as the trusted multilingual partner for companies active in communications, marketing, advertising and PR. We are at home in corporate publishing; press services; websites, blogs and online news articles for in-house or external readerships; advertising campaigns and product or service brochures; as well as annual reports, environmental reports and other corporate material for international stakeholders.
Can we help you?
… with a tricky linguistic question, a headline that needs fine-tuning, a major project that could use some editing or correction “to be on the safe side”, a short press release that was due out yesterday… Call us or drop us a line. If you’re passionate about getting it right, we’ll do everything we can to help.
From our Blog:
Although cultural dissimilarities are often obvious, some customs or habits can still take you by surprise. This is a light-hearted account of how in real life, and not only in translation, you can avoid blunders from differing viewpoints across cultures.
The English language is so widespread nowadays that you are constantly confronted in Germany with its use in everyday life – from the “coffee-to-go” in the morning to “happy hour” in the evening. What is less well acknowledged is language infiltration in the other direction.
The devil is in the details. But it’s precisely the nuances of languages that make them so fascinating and fun. Wearing a costume can be a custom, but not always. And a fancy dress is not fancy dress. If you are a bit of a language geek and love concepts such as sprachgefühl, please do read on!