Jessica Hische

From Berlin With Love
Posted by Lucas—02/2013

In a recent two-day Gestalten workshop, participants worked closely with Jessica Hische (a letterer, illustrator, and crazy cat lady known for her silly side projects and occasional foul mouth, as she jokingly describes herself) to develop a full vector alphabet and learn about drawing type in a short amount of time. Hische has been named a Forbes Magazine “30 under 30” in art and design as well as an ADC Young Gun and one of Print Magazine’s “New Visual Artists”. Gestalten.tv took the chance of a very brief break during the workshop to let Jessica talk us through some of the pros and cons of the letters B/E/R/L/I/N. Her work is profiled in: Hand to TypePlayful Type 2, and Precursor: The Creativity Watchlist.

Hand to Type

Scripts, Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
The beauty and art of creating handwritten letter forms.
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Playful Type 2

Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
A visual feast of experimental typography and illustrative lettering.
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Precursor

The Creativity Watchlist
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
A new breed of creatives is enriching the classic categories of design.
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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.

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Reza Abedini

Identity and Definition
Posted by Gestalten—05/2012

For Tehran-born and Amsterdam-based designer, Reza Abedini, graphic design is not merely a visual art form but "a value".

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12 Very Special Interior Design Items

A selection of our favorite pieces from designers we have featured or discovered in our recent books.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Monocle Guide to Good Business (Extended Version)

Our new Monocle book is an ultimate reference for doing a job you love. The book is available now!
Posted by Angie—08/2014

"Of course type is important! One can't prove it, that's all."

A typography layman interviews Erik Spiekermann.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Two-Day Workshop with Joost Grootens

Creative Mapping and Editorial Design with Head of the Master Information Design at Design Academy Eindhoven
Posted—08/2014

Hello, I am Erik on Cool Hunting.

Little Gestalten featured in the September issue of Monocle. ""Beautifully illustrated and uniquely presented, the line is a gift for godparents looking for one."

Hallo, ich bin Erik reviewed in the Süddeutsche Zeitung's August 28 issue, both in print and digital.

Hide and Seek on Co.DESIGN. "Escape to the glorious middle of nowhere in these sanctuaries, in mountaintops, prairies, forests, and seasides around the world."

Issun Bôshi recommended on The Illustrated Forest.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on Another Something.

Building Better featured on Zeit Magazin. "In dem Bildband ... wird schnell klar, dass nachhaltiges Bauen immer vom jeweiligen Ort abhängt. Voller Ideen und funktionaler Ästhetik stecken die Häuser aber alle."

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