Deichkind

Posted by Lucas—01/2013

“Impulsive people know no limits.” This translated lyric could be the slogan of Deichkind, a German band that manages to constantly and boundlessly reinvent itself. Gestalten's eponymous photobook Deichkind by Nikolaus Brade documents the daily life on tour of one of today’s most exciting and successful live acts in Germany. Each band member, mystically and theatrically disguised, becomes a seamless part of the Deichkind performance phenomenon that continues to pack sold-out concert halls. Gestalten.tv spoke to the crazy yet disciplined band about self-promotion, anonymity, megalomania, and losing weight. The limited, hand-signed special edition of the book will be available from January 21st, 2013.

“Impulsive Menschen kennen keine Grenzen.” So ungefähr lautet das Motto einer Band, die es schafft sich ständig und maßlos neu zu definieren. Der beim Gestalten Verlag erschienene Bildband Deichkind: Eine Prise Mythos des Fotografen Nikolaus Brade dokumentiert den Werdegang eines der momentan spannendsten und erfolgreichsten Live-Acts Deutschlands. Die Mitglieder präsentieren sich schleierhaft, theatralisch und verkleidet und tragen als feste Einheit das Performance-Phänomen Deichkind durch die ausverkauften Konzerthallen des Landes. Gestalten.tv sprach mit den kontrolliert durchgeknallten Deichkindern über Selbstinszenierung, Anonymität, Größenwahn und Abnehmen. Die limitierte, handsignierte Sonderausgabe des Buchs ist ab dem 21. Januar 2013 erhältlich.

Deichkind

Eine Prise Mythos
Posted by Gestalten—01/2013
Das visuelle Spektakel von Deichkind, Kopfkino für alle Fans der Band.
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Two-Day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

Advanced Letterpress Printing
Posted—08/2014

“You have to touch everything—you have to think about it, you have to plan a little more, and whatever you do is fairly permanent.” – Erik Spiekermann

Gestalten is proud to host an exclusive letterpress workshop with Erik Spiekermann at his recently opened letterpress workshop p98a in Berlin on October 17-18, 2014.

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Gestalten Outdoor Favorites

We have selected some of the best products for outdoors activities from our various books for you.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

To be released in September 2014 by Gestalten, our new Monocle book is an ultimate reference for doing a job you love. Available to pre-order now.
Posted by Angie—08/2014

The World's Best Cabins

A small selection of the breathtaking hide-outs presented in the new Gestalten book Hide and Seek.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

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