Designing Patterns: Lotta Kühlhorn

Home Swede Home
Posted by Angie—01/2014

From whom should we learn how to design elegant patterns if not from a Swede? Gestalten proudly presents Lotta Kühlhorn’s practical handbook Designing Patterns, explaining the ins & outs of how to design patterns—for everything from wallpaper to tea services, and comes with a complete CD with templates for your experimentation.

With an impressive thoroughness, Kühlhorn shows us how to use everyday situations as a source of inspiration for creating stunning patterns and explores colors, forms, and the best ways to combine them. And you, sometimes without knowing it, have probably already come across Kühlhorn’s design.

Designing Patterns

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
This practical guide explains the ins and outs of designing patterns while the included CD features templates for experimentation by beginners and professionals alike.
→ read more

Muster machen

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
In diesem praktischen Handbuch wird das Muster machen erklärt. Die beiliegende CD liefert die passenden Vorlagen für eigene Entwürfe, egal ob Anfänger oder Profi.
→ read more

"You need only three knives for nearly everything you do in the kitchen"

A particularly sharp interview with Tomer Botner, founder of Florentine Kitchen Knives.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Craft Beer Portraits n°1: Brewers & Union

To celebrate the launch of Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book, we're introducing some of the most interesting breweries from all over the world.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Barley & Hops—The Craft Beer Book

May the Craft Be With You
Posted by Angie—09/2014

How To Build a Business: Monocle’s 50 Steps to Success

In an exclusive excerpt from The Monocle Guide to Good Business, we give you access to some of their expert advice on how to start and run a business.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Does This Happen to Everyone? featured on Publishers Weekly. "Taking an empathetic and respectful approach to sex education, Von Hollenben and Helms blend humor, factual information, and candid advice. A valuable resource that normalizes and affirms sexuality while suggesting that puberty is a time of both physical and intellectual growth.”

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in Monopol's September issue.

Our House in the City featured in the annual isssue of Das ideale Heim's Einfamilienhäuser special.

Hello, I am Erik on Cool Hunting.

Little Gestalten featured in the September issue of Monocle. ""Beautifully illustrated and uniquely presented, the line is a gift for godparents looking for one."

Hallo, ich bin Erik reviewed in the Süddeutsche Zeitung's August 28 issue, both in print and digital.

Hide and Seek on Co.DESIGN. "Escape to the glorious middle of nowhere in these sanctuaries, in mountaintops, prairies, forests, and seasides around the world."

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.