Jerszy Seymour

Got the balance right
Posted by Gestalten—07/2008

Designer and "agent provocateur" Jerszy Seymour likes to disengage design objects from their precast applications. Or as one could sum up: He'd like to find utopia without falling for false promises. Having been born in Berlin and now working and living here again, Jerszy Seymour's Canadian mother and German father were ballet dancers, so it might not be too difficult for him to get the balance right. The balance between being a contemporary and much sought after designer creating objects for established brands and institutions on the one hand, he is also a free-minded character who has spent years travelling the world working as a DJ, and does a lot of work that could easily be defined as art. He is surely a designer with a strong theoretical basis who in case of doubt always opts for the more challenging alternative. We met Jerszy in Berlin for an interview and he talks about current projects and eternal visions.

Desire

The Shape of Things to Come
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
An international survey of the world's most exciting and influential furniture designers today.
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Fragiles

Porcelain, Glass and Ceramics
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
Unconventional objects made out of fragile materials by established and emerging design talents.
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Save the Logos

LosLogos.org
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

Society for the Conservation of Urban Visual Heritage

Loslogos.org, wants to protect, or at least conserve the graphic appearance of the world ’s cities.

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Manga

The World of Japanese Comics
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Manga is one of Japan's longest and largest cultural phenomena. It is read enthusiastically by people of all ages in Japan, from young children to businessmen.

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Margot Quan Knight

IF
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Fabrica et Artazart présentent IF une exposition de photographies de MARGOT QUAN KNIGHT du

8 novembre au 1er décembre 2002

ARTAZART

83, Quai de Valmy

75010 Paris

Tel. 01 40 24 00

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TONIGHT

TOM TEXAS HOLMES AND HIS COUNTRY-BOOTY-TRASH-BAND!
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

TOM TEXAS HOLMES IS AN INTERNATIONALLY UNRECOGNIZED PHOTOGRAPHER,

PERFORMANCE, AND INSTALLATION ARTIST AS WELL AS A HONKY-TONK GOSPEL SINGER,

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Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended in the September issue of EssPress.

Berlin Wonderland featured on Fine Fine Books.

I am Dandy recommended in Elle Decoration's January 2015 issue.

Original Man on AnOther.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured on Trendland. "True to Monocle’s house style the book is immaculately curated with a
perfect balance of writing, photos and illustrations all elegantly
design and printed on high-quality stock. And if reading this book
results in a loved one starting their dream business or enjoying more
their current job, then that’s a damn good Christmas present."

The Chopper reviewed on Actitudes Magazine.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Glass is more!.

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