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The Outsiders

New Outdoor Creativity

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Our House in the City

New Urban Homes and Architecture

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Our House in the City

New Urban Homes and Architecture

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The Outsiders

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The Outsiders

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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

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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Paroli

A Display Typeface by Elena Schneider
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Developed by designer Elena Schneider, our new Gestalten font Paroli is a lively, easy-to-use type family that was originally drawn as a ludic counterpart of Eskorte, Schneider’s debut release in 2013.

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Book Release: Berlin Wonderland

Wild Years Revisited, 1990–1996
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, artists, punks, anarchists, squatters, visionaries, and oddballs discovered the no-man’s-land behind it—a practically lawless zone in the heart of the city. The compelling photography in Berlin Wonderland brings this almost forgotten era back to life and shows just how much the city has changed since then.

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Helsinki Book Launch: Out of the Blue

With Marko Ahtisaari, Paola Suhonen, Harri Koskinen and Robert Klanten
Posted—05/2014

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Gestalten’s new publication Out of the Blue: The Essence and Ambition of Finnish Design.

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Elisa Strozyk for Gestalten

Exclusive Collection Available at Gestalten Stores
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Berlin-born textile designer Elisa Strozyk for an exclusive collection of her award-winning Wooden Textiles.

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Going Public

At Belgrade's Architectural Week
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Going Public: Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions explores the creative revival of public space in our urban and nature landscapes. In a related upcoming exhibition in Belgrade, visitors will be able to further investigate the scope and techniques of repurposing the built environment for public use.

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Sergei Sviatchenko in Paris

Group Exhibition L'Extime
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Ukranian-Danish collage master Sergei Sviatchenko's new work is presented at Gallery Seine 51 in Paris, along with the photographs of France-based artists Eric Pillot and Jennifer Westjohn.

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David Pearson

Book Cover Art on Show
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Famous for reviving classic literature with a modern approach, acclaimed British designer David Pearson not only played a key role for Penguin Books’ reissued classics, but also won numerous prestigious awards for his cover design.

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High Times

Font by Tilo Pentzin
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

High Times takes its inspiration from the eras of Art Deco and Art Nouveau but with a radically contemporary approach.

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Strand Books

Manhattan, NY
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

May Shop of the Month

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Unfold’s Printing Things in Taiwan

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

From May 2 to October 12, the 2014 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale (TCB) is sure to establish at Yinnge Ceramics Museum in New Taipei City, Taiwan,

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Struktur Event

May 1–2, 2014, Portland OR
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

We are partnering with Portland’s Struktur Event, the first-ever creative conference for the active outdoor design industry.

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Richard Turley

Mission Accomplished
Posted by Angie—04/2014

From Bitcoin Dreams and a surprisingly sophisticated Twitter bird to a hedge fund boner, we were always fascinated by Richard Turley’s radical cover designs for Bloomberg Businessweek over the past four years. In April 2014, news broke that he was bidding farewell to the magazine’s newsroom and moving on to MTV.

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ThingsCon Berlin

The Future of Hardware
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

One week to go!

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Paula Scher

A Woman of Identities
Posted by Angie—04/2014

Paula Scher, the principal of international consultancy Pentagram, has been at the forefront of graphic design for four decades.

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Type Talk in Berlin

Books in the Digital Age
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

The 10th edition of Berlin's Type Talk series will take place next Tuesday, April 29 at Apple Store Kurfürstendamm.

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Recent Book Releases

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Celebrating New Outdoor Creativity
Posted—05/2014

The Chamber of Curiosity on Yatzer. "A book of pioneering interior design that focuses on telling the story behind the interiors themselves (...)."

Oasis on GEO.de. "Der Bildband "Oasis" zeigt die schönsten Rückzugsorte dieser Welt (...). Allein das Blättern sorgt für eine kurze Alltagsflucht."

Berlin Wonderland on Intellectures.

Berlin Wonderland on Deutsche Welle.

The Outsiders featured in the July issue of Au Arkkitehtiuutiset.

Gestalten Pavilion recommended in tip Berlin's summer special.

Berlin Wonderland on a double-page spread in the July/August issue of Groove.

Download our 2014 Catalog.

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

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