The Home Project

Design Begins at Home
Posted by Lucas—01/2013

Albio Nascimento and Kathi Stertzig are initiators of an unusual design studio: The Home Project. Based between Berlin and Faro, Portugal, the studio is dedicated to making objects informed by vernacular cultural research and originating from the relationship of people to their places. The Home Project’s exquisitely simple glassware, basketry, and ceramics are made by local artisans and craftsmen in the southern Algarve and Alentejo regions. Shot in Portugal and in Berlin, Gestalten.tv introduces you to a perfect example of responsible design innovation.

Bottle Container

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Posted by Gestalten—10/2013
Save anything powdery or grainy in this recycled bottle container.
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Bottle Container

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Posted by Gestalten—07/2013
Save anything powdery or grainy in this recycled bottle container.
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Almofariz + Morteiro

Posted by Gestalten—10/2013
Crush and grind with this beautiful handmade mortar.
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Queijeira

Posted by Gestalten—01/2013
Serve cheese the stylish recycled way.
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Two Day Workshop: Juan Velasco

The Power of Infographics in Singapore
Posted—04/2015

“It’s better to be outside than in.”

Inside The Great Wide Open with Co-editor Jeffrey Bowman
Posted by Gestalten—04/2015

CASA BOSQUES

Mexico City
Posted by Gestalten—04/2015

April Shop of the Month

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Super-Modified

Scott Belsky and Colleagues on Behance’s First-Ever Book
Posted by Angie—03/2015

Recent Book Releases

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Trachten featured in the May issue of Harper's Bazaar.

Trachten on DB mobil. “Das Buch ist eine Hommage an fast vergessene Traditionen vieler deutscher Regionen. Wie ein Farbrausch, prunkvoll und überwältigend, ziehen die Bilder den Betrachter in den Bann.”

Trachten featured in the April 17 edition of Süddeutsche Zeitung. “Trachten spielen wieder eine Rolle in der Mode: weil sie für Ursprünglichkeit stehen und ein wenig Weltflucht. (Dieser) Bildband feiert die Kleider-Kunstwerke…Eine Augenweide.”

Trachten in the April 19 edition of Welt am Sonntag. “Der Modefotograf Gregor Hohenberg reiste fünf Jahre lang durch Deutschland, um Menschen in Trachten zu porträtieren. Seine Bilder zeigen eine erstaunliche Vielfalt der Formen, Schnitte und Verzierungen – und sie erzählen von hoher Handwerkskunst.”

Imagine Architecture reviewed in the April/May issue of Cubes. "An interdisciplinary bridge for those who wish to seek inspiration beyond their field of architecture, photography or modern art."

The New Nomads featured on Milk Decoration.

Corso interviewed Sven Ehmann about The New Nomads.

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