House Industries

Interview with Ken Barber
Posted by Ole Wagner—12/2011

House Industries has been producing their premier league retro design and their true love… Fonts! Fonts! Fonts! since 1993. House Industries’ lead letterer Ken Barber recently visited us in Berlin to give a workshop at our Gestalten Space, which explored the creative process of hand-lettering and the application of illustrative letterforms in contemporary graphic design. We took this chance to interview him on Gestalten.tv where he talks about the necessity of specialization and the fine lines between lettering, typography, and font design.

Our House monograph is now sold out but we’re obviously huge fans and carry a range of House goodies at Gestalten Space and our online shop.

Eames Wood Blocks

Posted by Gestalten—07/2013
A set of alphabet blocks by House Industries that is also a model of the landmark Eames house and studio, Case Study No. 8.
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Neutraface Slab Wood Blocks

Posted by Gestalten—07/2013
12 wood blocks feature alphabets based on the Neutraface font collection by House Industries.
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Girard Wood Blocks

Posted by Gestalten—09/2013
28 wood blocks feature alphabets based on the Alexander Girard font collection by House Industries.
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The Modernist

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
The discovery of classical modernism in current graphic design.
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Impressive

Printmaking, Letterpress and Graphic Design - Softcover Version
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
Young designers rediscover the allure of traditional printing.
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Boxed and Labelled

New Approaches to Packaging Design
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014
Trends in the visual and graphic language of state-of-the-art packaging design.
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Velo

Bicycle Culture and Design
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
A striking visual journey into the multifaceted world of cycling.
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Erik Spiekermann

Putting Back the Face into Typeface
Posted by Ole Wagner—02/2011

Typographer, graphic designer and businessman Erik Spiekermann has created timeless, influential and, yes, Meta-physical work over the past three decades.

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Kurt Weidemann 1922 - 2011

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!
Posted by Gestalten—04/2011

Kurt Weidemann, one of the most influential typographers of the 20th century, died at the age of 88 on March 31st, 2011.

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The Story of Eames Furniture

Marilyn Neuhart with John Neuhart - Interview
Posted by Ole Wagner—11/2010

Gestalten.tv is proud to present an exclusive video interview with Marilyn Neuhart, author of The Story of Eames Furniture, and her husband John.

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Real Tokyo Market

22. & 23. Sept 2002
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Real Tokyo Market invites you to special select shop kind of market, offering such varied products as CDs, records, books, DVDs, art/design work....

22. & 23. Sept 2002

open 12:00 - 23:00

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airside & magma

exhibition
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Private View!!!

Magma Clerkenwell, 117-119 Clerkenwell Road, t: 020 7242 9503

19. - 26. September

opening: Thursday 19th September, 6.30 pm

Hope you can all make it!

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Dehara

exhibition@ZAKKA, NY
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Japanese puppet-artist Dehara, featured in Ãœbersee.01, shows his work in New York

October 4th - 27th

Zakka, 147 Grand St., New York, NY 10013.

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Jim Avignon

TV-Special!
Posted by Gestalten—09/2002

Don't miss the documentay "Die Welt des Jim Avignon" (The world of Jim Avignon).

Airings:

Tuesday, 17.09.2002, 22.15h, SFB

Saturday, 21.09.2002, 19.20h, 3SAT.

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The Craft and the Makers featured on Best Design Books.

The Craft and the Makers on Globemakers.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Boca do Lobo.

The Outsiders reviewed in the September-October 2014 issue of Salt Magazine.

Barley & Hops featured on Lost in a Supermarket.

Barley & Hops on Selectism.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Heldth.

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