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

For Decoration, Fashion and Graphics
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014
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

Für Mode, Dekor und Grafik
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
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

Two-Day Workshop with Joost Grootens

Creative Mapping and Editorial Design with Head of the Master Information Design at Design Academy Eindhoven
Posted—08/2014

Great Kitchens from Gestalten Books

We have selected some of our favorite kitchen designs from our architecture books of the past year.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Four Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Sustainable architecture has to think further than just ecological issues, the architect Hans Drexler argues.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"We see traveling as a family as a great benefit, not a challenge"

An interview with Adam and Emily Harteau of Our Open Road, who embarked on a road trip when their child was born—and have been going ever since.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Our House in the City recommended on Archipendium.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on Boyscout.

Quanten featured on Creative Review.

Hide and Seek recommended by CNN Style.

Gestalten Space featured on Oogst.

The Age of Collage on Another Something.

Visual Families featured on AnOther. "A vibrant compilation of graphic design and illustration, the book explores the way we process the world and our daily encounters, lending a visual language to our conceptual interpretation."

Join Our Designer Database

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

→ How to submit.