This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you are giving consent to cookies being used.

Ok

Reza Abedini

Identity and Definition
Posted by Gestalten—05/2012

For Tehran-born and Amsterdam-based designer, Reza Abedini, graphic design is not merely a visual art form but "a value". Combining traditional and contemporary types in his own body of worklogos, posters, corporate identities and three-dimensional designsfor more than 20 years, he is also teaching as professor of graphic design. In our Gestalten.tv feature, he gives insight into the merits of Arabesque 2: Graphic Design from the Arab and Persian World, why there is a "useless distance between the letters" in western printing and how to find one's own visual identity these days.

Credits:

A production by Gestalten Script Editor: Ole Wagner Camera: Editor: Andrea Cadorin Producer: Location: Berlin Music: Voice over: Copyright 2010 Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH und Co. KG

Arabesque 2

Posted by Gestalten—05/2016

Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès

Winning the Match
Posted by Gestalten—09/2011

Typographer, graphic designer, researcher, and writer Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès is the founder of the Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography, which is dedicated to advancing design research and typography in the Middle East, North Africa, and their diaspora.

→ read more

Gifts for Creative Minds

Take a Look at the Second Edition of the Gestalten Gift Guide
Posted by Gestalten—12/2016

Gifts for a Global Perspective

Dive into the First Edition of the Gestalten Gift Guide
Posted by Gestalten—12/2016

In the Fast Lane: Eight Photos from the Road

See the Winners of Our Latest Mission with EyeEm
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

What is Graphic Recording?

Our New Book Is the Definitive Guide to Live Illustrations
Posted by Gestalten—11/2016

Stay Inspired