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—12/2014
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—12/2014
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—11/2014
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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Schön und Gut

Design aus der Schweiz
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

Ausstellung 6

21.Dezember 2002 — 27.April 2003

Schön & Gut, Design from Switzerland will continue at Totem Gallery New York, 28th February 2003

Schön & Gut, Design aus der Schweiz

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Galerie Anatome / Paris

Vive le graphisme !
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

Le samedi 14 décembre 2002 est une journée de plus à inscrire à vos agendas !

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Olaf Nicolai

Art Award 2002
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

Olaf Nicolai - Kunstpreis der Stadt Wolfsburg 2002

Ausstellung - Exhibition

"Olaf Nicolai - Die Flamme der Revolution (liegend in Wolfsburg)"

Kunstpreisträger der Stadt Wolfsburg 2002

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Shop of December 2002

What a beautiful window
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

Please have a look !

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