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Store and Cafe at Bikini Berlin

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Our House in the City

New Urban Homes and Architecture

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The Outsiders

New Outdoor Creativity

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New Outdoor Creativity

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The Four Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Sustainable architecture has to think further than just ecological issues, the architect Hans Drexler argues.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"We see traveling as a family as a great benefit, not a challenge"

An interview with Adam and Emily Harteau of Our Open Road, who embarked on a road trip when their child was born—and have been going ever since.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Hello, I am Erik—The First-Ever Visual Biography of Erik Spiekermann

Book Launch, Talk and Signing Event in Berlin
Posted—08/2014

Two-Day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

Advanced Letterpress Printing
Posted—08/2014

“You have to touch everything—you have to think about it, you have to plan a little more, and whatever you do is fairly permanent.” – Erik Spiekermann

Gestalten is proud to host an exclusive letterpress workshop with Erik Spiekermann at his recently opened letterpress workshop p98a in Berlin on October 17-18, 2014.

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Gestalten Outdoor Favorites

We have selected some of the best products for outdoors activities from our various books for you.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

To be released in September 2014 by Gestalten, our new Monocle book is an ultimate reference for doing a job you love. Available to pre-order now.
Posted by Angie—08/2014

The World's Best Cabins

A small selection of the breathtaking hide-outs presented in the new Gestalten book Hide and Seek.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Westberlin

Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

August Shop of the Month

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Little Gestalten

“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.” Living by this motto, Gestalten is launching a new list of children books this Fall entitled Little Gestalten.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

A Budding Adult's Guide to Puberty

Does This Happen to Everyone? A new Little Gestalten book helps kids understand puberty and all the changes that come with it.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"Splitting wood is like opening a Christmas present."

Ej Osborne of Hatchet+Bear, who was featured in our book The Outsiders, became hooked on woodworking while in a fever. Here, she explains what makes wood such an extraordinarily rewarding material to work with.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Juan Velasco Talks Infographics

"There is no room for fiction in information graphics." An interview about why we need data vizualisation, what it takes to create great infographics, and what it's like to work at National Geographic.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Join the 2014 EyeEm Festival and Awards

Gestalten has teamed up with the 2014 EyeEm Festival and Award, the world’s biggest mobile photography award and festival.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

The Power of Infographics

Two Days of Data Visualization and Storytelling with Juan Velasco from National Geographic
Posted—07/2014

A Crafty Outline Stencil Sans

Designed by Martin Aleith, the new Gestalten font QUANTEN combines geometric design with calligraphic elegance. In a new interview with Aleith, we leave aside the standard questions and talk in depth about the actual design process of his new font.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Photography for Wanderlust

A selection of photography from our recent book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity to let your imagination run wild.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

An Interview with Autoban

Istanbul design studio Autoban just completed one of their biggest projects to date, the new terminal at Baku International Airport. In an interview for their Gestalten book, Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar explain their approach to design.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Favorite Tents for Outsiders

Calling all romantics, adventurers, and restless spirits: here’s a selection of the best tents from our book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Better Smoking

Michael Wickert has founded Glut & Späne, Berlin's first sustainable fish smokehouse. With their fish now available at Gestalten Pavilion, we glimpse behind the scenes.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Michael Wickert spends the day handling sea salt, juniper berries, beechwood kindling and a big oven. And fish. Lots of fish. 

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Wheels & Waves Review #02

Posted by Angie—07/2014

“The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.” – Rich Ridgeway

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Hello, I am Erik

The German Letterman
Posted by Angie—07/2014

Gestalten.tv meets with Erik Spiekermann, who has been “suffering from typomania” all his life. 

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Librairie Coiffard

Nantes
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

July Shop of the Month

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ONE DESIGN WEEK

With Sven Ehmann in Bulgaria
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Celebrating its sixth anniversary in the second largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv, the annual design festival ONE DESIGN WEEK proudly returns from June 20–29, 2014.

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Courage

Photo Exhibition at Studio Chérie
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Earlier this year, Studio Chérie called for courageous photography and received submissions by more than 200 young talents. Now, to coincide with the 48 Stunden Neukölln art festival, Chérie is presenting the ten artists who are honored by the jury.

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Gestalten at Wheels & Waves 2014

The Ride Review #01
Posted by Angie—06/2014

Riding back from Biarritz, Gestalten.tv is thrilled to serve you the first visual appetizer from this year’s Wheels & Waves festival.

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Know Our Families

Gestalten Fonts on Gestalten Books
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

It has been 11 years since we launched Gestalten Fonts. Our independent foundry now features over 120 contemporary typefaces

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New Gestalten Font: Paiper

Interview with Designer Diana Ovezea
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

We are very delighted to announce our new type family Paiper, created by Romanian designer and rising typography star Diana Ovezea.

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On the Way to Wheels & Waves

June 12–15 / Biarritz, France
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Speed, style and freedom—we are beyond stoked to return to Biarritz this weekend for the event Wheels and Waves, a festival dedicated to surfing and custom motorcycles. With its fine blend of mechanics, vintage, surfing, art and music, it has become one of the most anticipated events in the custom motorcycling scene.

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Gestalten at The Monocle Summer Fayre

Special Shopping Weekend, June 14-15
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Hey London, please join us in celebrating the arrival of summer at Monocle’s annual Summer Fayre this weekend.

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Let’s Go North

New Black Sanborn Paddles for Gestalten
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

To coincide with our outdoor-themed showcase, we collaborate with the Minnesota-based producer of hand carved wooden paddles,  Sanborn Canoe Company, on a new black edition of the Canoeist Heritage Paddle entitled North, exclusively sold at Gestalten Stores.

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Launching Fredericks & Mae

Made for Gestalten
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Fredericks & Mae make things “with confused origins”—objects that have histories and bear the marks of different cultures. 

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Tokyobike x Gestalten

Limited Editions at Gestalten Stores
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

With a “less is more” approach to bicycle design, tokyobike is all about offering the purest riding experience with their lightweight urban bikes. 

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Printing Things

Unfolding the Third Dimension
Posted by Angie—06/2014

Let's face it—the golden age of 3D printing has now begun. In all likelihood, this development represents the largest technical upheaval in manufacturing since the invention of the lathe.

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Vibskovski;72.II Exhibition

New Art Works by Henrik Vibskov
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Although fashion and music keep him busy, art remains Henrik Vibskov's raison d'être—the purest expression of his ideas.

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Arcadia Mediatica

Lima 18
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

June Shop of the Month

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The Outsiders at Mohawk MAN

Los Angeles Book Launch
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Teaming up with Mohawk General Store, we are celebrating the U.S. launch of our new book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity in Los Angeles this Friday!

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Open Call to All that Create

180 Creative Camp 2014
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

From July 13 to 20, Portugal will become the world stage of the creative turmoil as the 3rd edition of 180 Creative Camp launches in Abrantes. Two international contests are open to find participants and urban intervention projects until June 8.

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Interieur Awards 2014

Winners Announced
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Winners of this year's Interieur Awards are announced! As part of the Biennale Interieur's program, the Awards continues to serve as a launching platform for the rising stars in the design industry.

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Gestalten Presents: The Outsiders

Celebrating New Outdoor Creativity
Posted—05/2014

We are excited to present a new outdoor-themed product showcase inspired by our recent book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity. 

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Calling for Courage

Open Call Photo Contest by Studio Chérie
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Berlin-based Studio Chérie is calling for talents—if you're a photographer who is interested in exploring the subject of Courage, you have one more week to submit your work and possibly become part of their exhibition during 48h Neukölln festival in June.

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Gestalten Pavilion in the July issue of Elle Decoration.

The Outsiders in the August issue of Donna.

Little Big Books recommended in the Emotion's August issue. "Das Buch zeigt die schönsten Illustrationen jenseits von Filly-Pferden und Kitty-Kätzchen."

The Outsiders featured in the August issue of Jolie.

Korea–Korea in the August issue of Dove.

Berlin Wonderland on arte Metropolis.

Berlin Wonderland and an interview with editor Chris Keller on WDR3.

Download our 2014 Catalog.

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

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