Deutschland verstehen

Trailer
Posted by Lucas—08/2012

Deutschland verstehen provides an in-depth exploration of Germany that is as entertaining as it is educational. Buy the book through our webshop and receive a complimentary A1-size poster by illustrator Frank Höhne.

Deutschland verstehen not only tells of Prussians and Goethe, but also of Love Parade and Oktoberfest. It draws the family tree of the Red Army Faction, examines Germany's relationship to nuclear power, and looks at the impact of the country’s business activities around the world; it compares apples with potatoes and the Federal Republic of Germany with the former GDR. The result: infotainment at the highest level.

Deutschland verstehen bietet eine kurzweilige Bildungsreise durch unser Land. Die im Buch versammelten Schaubilder zeigen Kanzleramt, Reichstag und Gorch Fock von innen und erzählen von Preußen, Goethe, Kernkraftwerken, Loveparade und Oktoberfest. Sie zeichnen Stammbäume der RAF und der Deutschland AG; vergleichen Äpfel mit Kartoffeln, BRD mit DDR und Stefan Raab mit Thomas Gottschalk. Mit Infotainment auf höchstem Niveau ist dieser neuartige Atlas DAS Wimmelbuch für Erwachsene.

 

Exclusive offer for Gestalten webshop customers: Deutschland verstehen book including a complimentary A1-size poster by Berlin-based illustrator Frank Höhne (worth €10).

Unser Webshop Special: Versand mit beigelegtem Poster “Die Welt Aus Deutscher Sicht” von Frank Höhne (auch separat gerollt erhältlich). 

Type Talk in Berlin

Books in the Digital Age
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

The 10th edition of Berlin's Type Talk series will take place next Tuesday, April 29 at Apple Store Kurfürstendamm.

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International Weird Collage Show

The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Curated by Ruben B, Max-o-matic and Charles Wilkin, the International Weird Collage Show celebrates its 8th edition and US debut at The Invisible Dog Art Center this Saturday.

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New Font: Rigate

A Font Choice for Visual Identity
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Our newly released font Rigate is a tender yet straight script typeface—available in two weights and multiple ligatures.

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COS x Nendo

Celebrating Salone del Mobile
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

To celebrating this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan—Europe's largest furniture design fair, sleek clothing label COS has partnered up with → read more

Kleine Gestalten

New Gestalten Books for Children (German Editions)
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Nothing fosters children’s imaginations better than a book. With this in mind, we are launching a new program of delightful books and products for young readers and creative parents! 

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Graphic Design Festival Breda

April 17–27, 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Marking its fourth edition, Graphic Design Festival Breda returns for a 10-day event dedicated to graphic design!

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Gestalten Pavilion Store & Cafe

Newly Opened at Bikini Berlin, April 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

We are thrilled to open Gestalten Pavilion on the roof terrace of Bikini Berlin today!

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Basheer Graphic Books

Singapore
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

April Shop of the Month

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Andrea & Paolo Ventura—Dreams

First Joint Exhibition
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

Frankfurt's DIE GALERIE presents the first joint exhibition of the Italian twin brothers Andrea and Paolo Ventura. Although they're devoted to different media, Andrea as a painter and illustrator while Paolo as a photographer, they share a common fascination for certain topics.

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The Outsiders

New Outdoor Creativity
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

Whether hiking through the mountains, paddling on a silent lake, or simply spending a night in a tent far away from civilization, more and more of us are turning to the great outdoors for a touch of adventure.

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The Weather Diaries

Nordic Fashion Biennale by Cooper & Gorfer
Posted by Angie—03/2014

As curators of the 3rd Nordic Fashion Biennale, artist duo Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer explore the roots of Nordic fashion and take an unusual approach to the topic by telling its story visually.

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Sculptures, Leftovers and Documentation

Brad Downey at Berlin's Haus am Lützowplatz
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

With the element of surprise firmly on his side, the American artist Brad Downey creates powerful interventions that visually disrupt the routine of our urban perceptions.

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Autoban

Modern Highways into Traditional Space
Posted by Angie—03/2014

Hailing from the East-meets-West melting pot Istanbul, Autoban’s Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar have established themselves as stars on the global design scene.

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Winkreative Design Stories

Book Launch in Japan
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

Gestalten and Winkreative are heading to Japan for the Asian launch of our new book Winkreative Design Stories this Friday, March 7!

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Behind the Design of Bloomberg Businessweek

Lecture with Creative Director Richard Turley
Posted—03/2014

Gestalten is proud to present an evening talk with Richard Turley, creative director of Bloomberg Businessweek.

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The Age of Collage

at Feinkunst Krüger in Hamburg
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

For those who couldn't visit our collage exhibition at Gestalten Space in Berlin, here's your second chance.

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Datta

Lyon
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

March Shop of the Month

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Stephan Doitschinoff in Japan

JUREMA PRETA, Opening on Feb 28
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

DIESEL Art Gallery and Gestalten proudly announce the opening of JUREMA PRETA,

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Rómulo Celdrán

Solo Exhibition in New York
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Running from now through April 12, Spanish artist Rómulo Celdrán's new solo exhibition is on view at the New York's Hasted Kraeutler Gallery. 

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Quo Vadis, Editorial Design?

Conference in Munich
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Treats for the eye; thoughtless; thirst for knowledge—Where do we go from here? Quo Vadis, Editorial Design?, namely QVED, a six-day editorial design conference has just opened its door in Munich today.

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Dapper Day

Let's Talk Dandy
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Famous for its fashionale gatherings, Dapper Day brings together thousands of well-dressed guests to celebrate in style at the Disneyland Resort California each year. A highlight of this year's programs is the presentation and reception of I am Dandy

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What Difference Does It Make?

Online Streaming on February 18
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

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Jonathan Corum

For Your Information
Posted by Angie—02/2014

Jonathan Corum, the graphics editor for Science at the New York Times, designs print and interactive graphics with a decisive focus on clarity, simplicity, and elegance, translating detailed data into something widely understood.

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Gute Aussichten—Good Prospects

Young German Photography
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Every year, an exhibition at Deichtorhallen Hamburg presents the works of Germany's emerging photography talents.

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PageFive

Praha 7
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

February Shop of the Month

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Winkreative Design Stories

An Animated Look at the Work of Winkreative
Posted by Angie—01/2014

This animated showreel takes you on a visual journey, highlighting some of the many projects featured on the pages of our newly published Winkreative Design Stories.

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50 Years of Hell

Mark Jenkins / Carlos Aires / Nikita Kadan
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

On the occasion of Munich's anual security conference, the art organization Positive Propaganda has invited three prestigious artists to showcase their socially critical works.

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Homecoming

Photo Exhibition in Hong Kong
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

Young Chinese architects are designing compelling alternatives to China’s rapid urbanization between tradition and the future.

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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?

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Iteration in Type Design: Taking a Typeface from a Good Idea to a Great Tool

Two-Day Workshop with Christian Schwartz
Posted—01/2014

Considered as one of the most prolific American type designers today, Christian Schwartz is the founder of award-winning design studio Schwartzco, specializing in customizing typefaces for corporate identities and publications.

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Winkreative Design Stories

Exhibition at Midori House, London
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

The release of Winkreative Design Stories is celebrated with an insightful book exhibition at Midori House in London. Save the date and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Art & Arcade

An Exhibition by Alain Bieber
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

Pong, Space Invaders, Pac-Man, and Donkey Kong are classics from the heyday of electronic video games when arcade video machines spreaded over Europe and the US during the 1970s and 1980s. Alain Bieber has now introduced a contemporary version of such a penny arcade at Basel's House of Electronic Arts.

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Waanders In de Broeren

Zwolle
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

January Shop of the Month

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Distilling Senses Exhibition

Hong Kong Arts Centre
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

From the printing press to the portable camcorder, artists have always harnessed new technologies to create works that stimulate senses and inspire minds. In recent years, much new technology are being created and consumed in Asia. How does this environment affect artists from the region?

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John Stezaker

Resonating Nostalgic Lyricism
Posted by Angie—12/2013

In an image-saturated world, British collage artist John Stezaker rather creates more with less.

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Backjumps Christmas Special 2013

at Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Backjumps is back! The exhibition format for urban communication and aesthetics returns with a Christmas special this year. And this is just a foretaste on what is to come next year when Backjumps celebrates its 20 years of exhibition making.

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Petting Zoo's Christoph Niemann

What’s His Game?
Posted by Angie—12/2013

Award-winning illustrator Christoph Niemann’s interactive hand-drawn animations gained his Petting Zoo App an international sensation.

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Gestalten x Rough Trade NYC

Title of the Month: For The Record
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

When you pay a visit to the iconic music shop Rough Trade NYC, don’t just look for vinyls, but get your hands on all of our indulging books!

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DRUCK BERLIN

Screen Print Festival 2013
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

This month, Berlin will let print artists' hearts beat faster. The DRUCK BERLIN festival, opening throughout the December weekends, has invited the most prolific international printers to share their knowledge and skills with the public at Stattbad Wedding.

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Voo Store

Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

December Shop of the Month

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A Life in Illustration in the May issue of novum.

I am Dandy featured in the Spring issue of Gour-Med. "Elegant – eleganter – Dandy."

Gestalten Pavilion featured on Highsnobiety. "The selection is impressive and puts the store for us at the fore front of design concept stores in the city and beyond. (...) Simply put, the new Gestalten Pavilion might just be our favorite new store in Berlin."

"Das Prinzip Wildnis"—The Outsiders featured in Süddeutsche Zeitung's weekend edition and on Sueddeutsche.de.

Our House in the City and WorkScape in the April issue of raumbrand.

The Outsiders recommended by Outdoormind.

Pablo Picasso. Frauen, Stiere, Alte Meister featured in the April issue of WOMEN in Business.

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