Christoph Niemann

Visual Reduction
Posted by Gestalten—02/2010

The visualization of data is the graphic designer's core business.

The visualization of data is the graphic designer's core business. For illustrator, graphic designer and art director Christoph Niemann – man behind the überpopular blog for The New York Times and numerous The New Yorker covers – it's daily business.

Find out how Christoph Niemann tackles some of today's trickiest dilemmas – what does one do with that bottom arm while spooning? – in exactly the kind of humorous off-color ways that make him an ace in our latest Gestalten.tv interview.

As the master of visual reduction, Niemann’s work is featured in Data Flow 2, Gestalten’s upcoming book on information graphics.

Data Flow 2

Visualizing Information in Graphic Design
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
Information graphics at their best.
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The Brotherhood of Chocolate

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

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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

Another Dimension of Handmade

Iris Hantverk helps visually impaired people into work, creating beautiful tactile brushes for a wide range of uses
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Hide and Seek featured on Cool Camping.

Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed in the October 17 issue of Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung.“The Craft and the Makers bietet tolle Fotografien und Geschichten, die besondere Einblicke ins Handwerk gewähren."

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in the September issue of Das österreichische Grafische Gewerbe.

5-page feature on Hello, I am Erik in the October issue of print&media.

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