Numen / For Use

True Grids
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Under their group moniker Numen, Industrial designers Sven Jonke, Christoph Katzler and Nikola Radeljković focus on experimental architecture and spatial installations, meanwhile concentrating on designing objects as their second alias For Use. The Croatian/Austrian collective might be best known for the huge accessible tape installations they realized in Melbourne, Berlin, Vienna, Frankfurt and Belgrade so far. We met Christoph Katzler in the Belgian town of Hasselt where he talked about the evolution of their true grids from ephemeral tape to permanent net (materialized in the Net Z33), the social aspect of their work as featured in Learn for Life: New Architecture for New Learning and why hell doesn't need to be hot to give you an idea of infinity.

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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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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Learn for Life

New Architecture for New Learning
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013
New spaces for new learning—not just in kindergartens, schools, and universities.
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Balkanology

Architecture Exhibition in Basel
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

This exhibition aims at opening a new field of architectural discourse: "The little-known architecture of the post-socialist period and the result of unregulated, uncontrolled urban planning in the co

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Arne Quinze

Video installation in Cologne
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Whenever you think you can pigeonhole Belgian artist and designer Arne Qinze he will extract himself from any of those categories.

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WON ABC

Exhibition in Basel
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

The (street) artist is showing his latest silkscreen prints, drawings and sculptures in an exhibition at V-Gallery in Basel.

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ContainerPLUS

Design for Snowboards
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Our favorite five star liner from London, ContainerPLUS collective has designed a range of wonderful Burton feelgood snowboards.

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The Craft and the Makers featured on Best Design Books.

The Craft and the Makers on Globemakers.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Boca do Lobo.

The Outsiders reviewed in the September-October 2014 issue of Salt Magazine.

Barley & Hops featured on Lost in a Supermarket.

Barley & Hops on Selectism.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Heldth.

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