Katrin Olina

In the Nature of Things
Posted by Gestalten—10/2009

When Icelandic artist Katrin Olina talks about complex dual concepts - science and creativity, for instance, or Nature's Janus face - she does so with a lightness and ease that never denies the darkness but rather celebrates it. The same can be said of the cosmos behind her wholly unique visual language. Olina, who began her career as a product designer, anchors future-proof perfect ideas with strong artistic and spiritual roots, and the results are masterful: painstakingly liquid-like illustrations, ceramics, powerful art posters, holistic interior and fashion designs and animated film. Fresh off a launch with us for a limited series of illustrations for Gestalten's [::http://news.gestalten.com/arteditions/archive/artist?artistid=ceafb21a239418a601242427938900a1 Art Editions], the artist chatted with us in -- where else?-- a landscape befitting of her aesthetic vision, Berlin's "Gardens of the World."

Illusive 2

Contemporary Illustration and its Context
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
More contemporary illustration from around the world accompanied by insightful text.
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Play All Day

Design for Children
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
The best design products, toys, furniture, playgrounds, architecture and concepts for children.
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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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Brasil inspired

First Artwork Samples
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

The publication contains artwork made by Artists worldwide based on their impressions on the country of Brazil.

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100 Berlin Designers

present
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

Die bisher größte Berlin Design Präsentation

100 Berliner Designer präsentieren Mode, Produkte und Möbel am

7. Dezember 2002 von 15.00 Uhr bis 23.00 Uhr und am

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Profile Intermedia 5

6-8 dec. 2002
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

last minute feature / nick bell / una designers

nick bell will give a presentation on the theme

"is it right to do this here?" nick bell is director

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AKAY (Stockholm)

at Filesharing
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

During Akays last visit to Berlin, Kreuzbergs Oranienstrasse was his gallery. In the mid-eighties this streetartist started with writing and graffitti but soon focused on posters and stickers.

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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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