Hello, I am Erik

The German Letterman
Posted by Angie—07/2014

Gestalten.tv meets with Erik Spiekermann, who has been “suffering from typomania” all his life. Erik Spiekermann is one of the best-known typographers and graphic designers in the world. Not only does he represent German typeface and corporate design like no other, but his work and companies he founded—MetaDesign, FontShop, and EdenSpiekermann—have also had an unparalleled influence on contemporary graphic design around the globe.

At his newly opened workshop P98A Gallery, this master tells us about the beauty of constraints, the heritage of letterpress printing, and his unusual entrepreneurship principles. This video also gives you a sneak peak into Gestalten's upcoming Gestalten book Hello, I am Erik, the first-ever visual biography of Erik Spiekermann's life and work. The book is written and designed by Johannes Erler and his office in close cooperation with Erik Spiekermann.

View our upcoming letterpress workshop with Erik Spiekermann. 

Hello, I am Erik

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Erik Spiekermann is the epitome of a typographer. This comprehensive book is the first to showcase his body of work and tell the story of his life.
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Hallo, ich bin Erik

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Erik Spiekermann ist zum Inbegriff des Schriftgestalters geworden. Dieses umfangreiche Buch ist die erste Werkschau seines Schaffens.
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Ready to Print

Posted by Gestalten—10/2014
Wie man Daten so für den Druck aufbereitet, dass ein optimales Ergebnis erzielt wird.
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Erik Spiekermann House Numbers

Contemporary
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014
House Numbers by Erik Spiekermann proof that good typography begins at home.
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Talking Type

About Type Navigator: The Independent Foundries Handbook
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Gestalten.tv met a true "Type Writer" and typography expert to find out more about the "GPS for fonts." Alongside Martin Lorenz and Lupi Ascensio of TwoPoints.Net

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Venezuelan Consulate

presents
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

DESIGN

Made by Venezuelans

The Venezuelan Consulate Gallery

Opening reception

November 7 from 6:30 a 8:30 PM

DJ set by Yare and Pablo Sanchez

---Free of admission---

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New Issue 032c

EMBRACE INSTABILITY
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

032c, "EMBRACE INSTABILITY" PRESENTATION AT GALERIE NEU

EMBRACE INSTABILITY at Galerie NEU on Saturday, the 26th of October 2002,

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Nando Costa @

Filesharing Showroom
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

filesharing presents current work of Brazilian designer

nando costa (hungryfordesign)

opening | friday, 26. oct. 2002 |  20.00

filesharing |  raumerstrasse 40 |  berlin

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Chalet / Venice

Tourist in Venice
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Exhibition: Graphic art

Musée Fortuny, Palazzo Pesaro Degli Orfa. Campo San Beneto, 3780 San Marco. Vaporetto n °1, Sant'Angelo station, Venice, Italy

from 2002 October 12nd to December 15th,

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