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

Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended in the September issue of EssPress.

Berlin Wonderland featured on Fine Fine Books.

I am Dandy recommended in Elle Decoration's January 2015 issue.

Original Man on AnOther.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured on Trendland. "True to Monocle’s house style the book is immaculately curated with a
perfect balance of writing, photos and illustrations all elegantly
design and printed on high-quality stock. And if reading this book
results in a loved one starting their dream business or enjoying more
their current job, then that’s a damn good Christmas present."

The Chopper reviewed on Actitudes Magazine.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Glass is more!.

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