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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.

Arabesque 2

Graphic Design from the Arab World and Persia
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013

Cutting-edge graphic work from the Arab world and Iran that is emblematic of the cultural emancipation of this entire area.

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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.

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De-Selfing by Hsin Wang

The Brooklyn-Based Photographer Shares What Heartbreak Looks Like
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

Masks in the Forest

Take a Journey through the Jungle with Little Gestalten
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

Genius Loci by Anastasia Savinova

The Artist Captures the Protective Spirit of a City
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

La superette by sérendipité

Chexbres
Posted by Gestalten—02/2016

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