Aaron Rose

Portrait of the Artist as a Beautiful Loser
Posted by Gestalten—10/2010

Impossible to pigeonhole, the artist, curator, writer, film director, musician, and self-declared beautiful loser Aaron Rose is one of the most inspiring characters portrayed in Gestalten's Beyond the Street book. Active and involved in everything street and art  for over 15 years, he was a pioneer in working with and introducing the likes of Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, and Harmony Korine to a larger audience. When we met Rose during his recent trip to Berlin, where he brought some suitcases of trouble over for his show, he told us about the creative workshops he’s organized for kids, ranted about art, anarchy, kids, his work as a creative chameleon, and how he’d love to see one of exhibitions vandalized—keep it in mind the next time you spot one of his shows.  

Beyond the Street

The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013
Definitive book on street art featuring 100 key figures from around the world in their own words and images.
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Otto Neurath

ISOTYPE and development of modern global signs
Posted by Gestalten—01/2003

"Complicated problems have to be presented so clear and simple as possible."

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SUPER Welcome to Graphic Wonderland

in shops now !
Posted by Gestalten—01/2003

Following on from their first publication "Benzin, Young Swiss Graphic Design ", the editors and designers Michel Fries and Thomas Bruggisser have now approached 13 single-minded international designe

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SUPER Welcome to Graphic Wonderland

in shops now !
Posted by Gestalten—01/2003

Following on from their first publication "Benzin, Young Swiss Graphic Design ", the editors and designers Michel Fries and Thomas Bruggisser have now approached 13 single-minded international designe

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SUPER Welcome to Graphic Wonderland

in shops now !
Posted by Gestalten—01/2003

Following on from their first publication "Benzin, Young Swiss Graphic Design ", the editors and designers Michel Fries and Thomas Bruggisser have now approached 13 single-minded international designe

→ read more

Recent Book Releases

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The Great Wide Open featured in The Independent on Sunday's February 8 issue.

Barley & Hops recommended in the January 2 issue of Il venerdì di Repubblica.

Does This Happen to Everyone? reviewed in the Winter 2014 issue of The School Librarian journal.

3-page interview with Monocle editor Tyler Brûlé published in the magazine supplement to Belgian daily De Morgen.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured in the New York Post's October 2 issue. "Filled with detail-rich reporting, the hardcover features entrepreneurial ideas, case studies of successful businesses and Monocle's great design."

Out of the Blue featured in Deutsche Welle Euromaxx's interview with Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek.

Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

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