Arabesque

Interview feature
Posted by Gestalten—03/2008

Gestalten's Arabesque book investigates the creative potential of the Arab World and Iran and features examples of recent innovative and groundbreaking design work that is inspired by the richness of the region's visual culture. Our video podcast includes an interview with Ben Wittner and Sascha Thoma from eps51, the editors of Arabesque (together with Nicolas Bourquin) and footage that they filmed while living in Cairo for one year.

Arabesque

Graphic Design from the Arab World and Persia
Posted by Gestalten—07/2012
Recent groundbreaking creative work from and inspired by the Arab World and Iran.
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“There is an openness in my work that I connect to life in Amsterdam.”

From Dutch Design Week, Mae Engelgeer explains her tactile designs.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

The Brotherhood of Chocolate

Rick and Michael Mast run a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Gestalten’s Berlin Food: "Berliner Stulle"

Two simple recipes for fresh lunch options.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

True Legend

Who built the world's most notorious motorcycle?
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

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The Outsiders recommended on Mint.

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Original Man featured on 20 minutos.

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Alphabetics on Grain Edit. "Each of the alphabet’s twenty-six letters is depicted with an awesome alliteration—not to mention an illuminating illustration—that will captivate and stimulate young minds.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended as a holiday gift for fathers in the December issue of Nido.

The Craft and the Makers featured in the December/January issue of AD.

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