Ellaspede Lifestyle

Gestalten Video Pick
Posted by Angie—10/2013

Gestalten.tv is pleased to recommend the video Ellaspede Lifestyle to everyone who has enjoyed our book The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and Their Builders.The Ride explores motorcycle riding as it is meant to be: as a means of getting around with attitude, as an extension of one’s own body, as an expression of personal freedom, but also as a significant challenge to technical expertise, craftsmanship, physics, discipline, and driving skill.

Featured in the book, Ellaspede didn't look like much of a business plan when industrial designers Steve Barry and Leo Yip chucked perfectly good jobs to open their own little bike store in Brisbane's West End, Australia. Three years later, Ellaspede is thriving, a combination custom shop, repair facility, accessories outlet, clothing store, and coffee shop. 
This film thoroughly documents the lifestyle of Ellaspede and presents what the dedicated team has been up with.

The Ride

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
The motorcycle is back! <i>The Ride</i> is about custom motorcycles as motorcycles are meant to be and the people who build and drive them.
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Do the Ride Thing!

The Bikes, the Builders, and the Book
Posted by Angie—08/2013

The motorcycle is back! Similar to the fresh contemporary scene that has established itself around bicycles in the last few years, the motorcycle is currently undergoing an aesthetic resurrection.

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The Ride Launch Party Recap

At Gestalten Space
Posted by Angie—08/2013

Last Friday, The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and Their Builders was launched at Gestalten Space in Berlin! It was a vrooming great evening filled with excitement, adrenaline, and laughter. Not only were we amazed by the coolest custom motorcycles by El Solitario, Ehinger Kraftrad, Wrenchmonkees, Kaffeemaschine, JvB-moto, and Herzbube displayed at Gestalten Space, but also by those exquisite ones parked outside in the backyard!

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The Ride

Gestalten.tv at Wheels & Waves
Posted by Lucas—06/2013

The motorcycle is back!

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COTTONCAKE

Amsterdam
Posted by Gestalten—03/2015

March Shop of the Month

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The Great Wide Open

New Outdoor and Landscape Photography
Posted by Angie—02/2015

“The new outdoor culture is a renewed sense of freedom and the spirit of adventure.”

Jeffrey Bowman reveals how he came about working on “The Outsiders” with Gestalten and his story behind the book
Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

Mzin

Leipzig — Zentrum West
Posted by Gestalten—02/2015

February Shop of the Month

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Recent Book Releases

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The Great Wide Open featured in The Independent on Sunday's February 8 issue.

Barley & Hops recommended in the January 2 issue of Il venerdì di Repubblica.

Does This Happen to Everyone? reviewed in the Winter 2014 issue of The School Librarian journal.

3-page interview with Monocle editor Tyler Brûlé published in the magazine supplement to Belgian daily De Morgen.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured in the New York Post's October 2 issue. "Filled with detail-rich reporting, the hardcover features entrepreneurial ideas, case studies of successful businesses and Monocle's great design."

Out of the Blue featured in Deutsche Welle Euromaxx's interview with Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek.

Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

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