Joost van Bleiswijk and Kiki van Eijk

A perfect designing couple
Posted by Gestalten—05/2008

Being part of a new generation of highly talented dutch designers Joost and Kiki not only stand out of the crowd because they love each other but also because they put so much personality and mastery into their work that the objects they create are really unique and exceptionally well crafted. Both are graduates of Design Academy Eindhoven and have worked for brands like MOOOI, Swarovski and institutions such as Studio Li Edelkoort Paris. We met the two of them in Milan where they presented their collaborative efforts entitled reCollections.

Once Upon a Chair

Design Beyond the Icon
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013
A global up-to-the-minute survey on contemporary furniture design – a reference to the best designers today.
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crEATe.

Eating, Design and Future Food
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014
A sourcebook on new visual developments and trends within food, design, hospitality and packaging design.
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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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Tangible

High Touch Visuals
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013
Graphic-inspired design, objects and spaces by creatives that are producing striking visual and spatial work.
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Westberlin

Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

August Shop of the Month

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Little Gestalten

“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.” Living by this motto, Gestalten is launching a new list of children books this Fall entitled Little Gestalten.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

A Budding Adult's Guide to Puberty

Does This Happen to Everyone? A new Little Gestalten book helps kids understand puberty and all the changes that come with it.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"Splitting wood is like opening a Christmas present."

Ej Osborne of Hatchet+Bear, who was featured in our book The Outsiders, became hooked on woodworking while in a fever. Here, she explains what makes wood such an extraordinarily rewarding material to work with.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Recent Book Releases

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The Craft and the Makers recommended as the tip of the day on schöner- wohnen.de on October 6.

Visual Families featured in the November issue of PAGE. "Dieses ebenso unterhaltsame wie amüsante Wimmelbuch trägt ... Serien zusammen, ob Variationen aufs Thema Bartfrisuren, 80er-Jahre-Mixtapes (oder) die berühmtesten Sonnenbrillen aus Filmen wie Lolita oder The Big Lebowski."

The Outsiders recommended in ramp style's October issue. "Draußen ist das neue 'in'".

The Outsiders, Out of the Blue and The Chamber of Curiosity in étapes issue #221.

Wunderkammern in the fall issue of Diva Wohnen. "Wohn-sinn."

FAILE: Works on Wood featured in the October issue of miss.

Wunderkammern recommended in interia's fall/winter issue. "Wie Bühnen für ganz besondere Charaktere wirken die in diesem Band vorgestellten Domizile."

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