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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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

Juan Velasco Talks Infographics

"There is no room for fiction in information graphics." An interview about why we need data vizualisation, what it takes to create great infographics, and what it's like to work at National Geographic.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Designing News in the issue 219 of étapes.

The Chopper recommended on beSpoke.

The Chopper featured on NPR.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on AIGA.

The Chopper featured on Selectism.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business reviewed on Boyscout.

Das Craft-Bier Buch featured in the 20/2014 issue of tip Berlin.

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