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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re-store presents:

Special X-mas design sale !
Posted by Gestalten—12/2002

ICE - white, transparent, winter. Come, see and buy what the haute couture of young berlin designers have made of this theme.

Special sale featuring:

BETTY BUND

CORDULA KAFKA

CORATION

E27

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Shop+Gallery Opening

Büro Discount
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

At noon on Saturday, 30. Novemeber, Büro Destruct open their graphic-design-shop ang gallery in Zurich.

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Good Bye maou-maou

Moritz R.: Advanced Tiki Art
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

For the last opening at maou-maou galery, artist Moritz R. (of DER PLAN-fame) creates a sun-studio of the imagination, the Tikidelic Dreamstudio.

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Alex Fluestertuete

at Filesharing
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

It is Christmas time, time of relaxation and reflection. The time when our need and will and passion for shopping gets stronger than ever.

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Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended as a holiday gift on ocelot,.

Alphabetics on Grain Edit. "Each of the alphabet’s twenty-six letters is depicted with an awesome alliteration—not to mention an illuminating illustration—that will captivate and stimulate young minds.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended as a holiday gift for fathers in the December issue of Nido.

The Craft and the Makers featured in the December/January issue of AD.

Alphabetics recommended in the December/January issue of Harper's Bazaar.

Original Man on GQ Magazine.

Alphabetics recommended on Publishers Weekly. "A modish alphabet book that delights in sophisticated, alliterative language...a vocabulary lesson for budding logophiles."

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