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Two-day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

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Hello, I am Erik

Erik Spiekermann: Typographer, Designer, Entrepreneur

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Sustainable Architecture for Family Homes

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Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration

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The Weird Show

An Exhibition of Collage
Posted by Gestalten—06/2013

After touring Europe and Latin America, the most vibrant collection of collage comes to Berlin for ten full days of exhibition, workshops and artist talks. Curated by Rubén B and Max-o-matic, the show presents an international array of artists, uniting some of Weird’s classic provocateurs with a selection of collage artists based in Germany. Among them is Dennis Busch, co-editor of the upcoming Gestalten title The Age of Collage.

Accompanying exhbition program in Berlin: 
FRI 28/6 20.00h: IWCS Berlin Opening
SAT 29/6 20.00h: Art talk by Anthony Zinonos, Julia & Dennis Busch
TUE 2/7 17.30h: Weird Collage Workshop w/ Ruben B (*)
WED 3/7 20.00h: Art talk by Damien Tran
THU 4/7 17.30h: Collective collage session w/ Isabel Reitemeyer (*)
FRI 5/7 20.00h: Art talk by Ruben B
SAT 6/7 20.00h: IWCS Berlin Closing night
(*) collage sessions have limited seating so please register via email

Image credit: Dennis Busch

Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited, 1990–1996

An exhibition by Gestalten & bobsairport
Posted—09/2014

Francesco Franchi: Infographic Thinking

Two-day Workshop at National Library Building, Singapore
Posted—09/2014

Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book

Book Launch at Gestalten Pavilion
Posted—08/2014

Two-Day Workshop with Joost Grootens

Creative Mapping and Editorial Design with Head of the Master Information Design at Design Academy Eindhoven
Posted—08/2014

Hello, I am Erik—The First-Ever Visual Biography of Erik Spiekermann

Book Launch, Talk and Signing Event in Berlin
Posted—08/2014

Two-Day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

Advanced Letterpress Printing
Posted—08/2014

“You have to touch everything—you have to think about it, you have to plan a little more, and whatever you do is fairly permanent.” – Erik Spiekermann

Gestalten is proud to host an exclusive letterpress workshop with Erik Spiekermann at his recently opened letterpress workshop p98a in Berlin on October 17-18, 2014.

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The Power of Infographics

Two Days of Data Visualization and Storytelling with Juan Velasco from 5W (former Art Director of National Geographic and The New York Times)
Posted—07/2014

ONE DESIGN WEEK

With Sven Ehmann in Bulgaria
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Celebrating its sixth anniversary in the second largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv, the annual design festival ONE DESIGN WEEK proudly returns from June 20–29, 2014.

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Courage

Photo Exhibition at Studio Chérie
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Earlier this year, Studio Chérie called for courageous photography and received submissions by more than 200 young talents. Now, to coincide with the 48 Stunden Neukölln art festival, Chérie is presenting the ten artists who are honored by the jury.

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On the Way to Wheels & Waves

June 12–15 / Biarritz, France
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Speed, style and freedom—we are beyond stoked to return to Biarritz this weekend for the event Wheels and Waves, a festival dedicated to surfing and custom motorcycles. With its fine blend of mechanics, vintage, surfing, art and music, it has become one of the most anticipated events in the custom motorcycling scene.

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Gestalten at The Monocle Summer Fayre

Special Shopping Weekend, June 14-15
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Hey London, please join us in celebrating the arrival of summer at Monocle’s annual Summer Fayre this weekend.

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Vibskovski;72.II Exhibition

New Art Works by Henrik Vibskov
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Although fashion and music keep him busy, art remains Henrik Vibskov's raison d'être—the purest expression of his ideas.

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The Outsiders at Mohawk MAN

Los Angeles Book Launch
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Teaming up with Mohawk General Store, we are celebrating the U.S. launch of our new book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity in Los Angeles this Friday!

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Open Call to All that Create

180 Creative Camp 2014
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

From July 13 to 20, Portugal will become the world stage of the creative turmoil as the 3rd edition of 180 Creative Camp launches in Abrantes. Two international contests are open to find participants and urban intervention projects until June 8.

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Calling for Courage

Open Call Photo Contest by Studio Chérie
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Berlin-based Studio Chérie is calling for talents—if you're a photographer who is interested in exploring the subject of Courage, you have one more week to submit your work and possibly become part of their exhibition during 48h Neukölln festival in June.

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Helsinki Book Launch: Out of the Blue

With Marko Ahtisaari, Paola Suhonen, Harri Koskinen and Robert Klanten
Posted—05/2014

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Gestalten’s new publication Out of the Blue: The Essence and Ambition of Finnish Design.

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Going Public

At Belgrade's Architectural Week
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Going Public: Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions explores the creative revival of public space in our urban and nature landscapes. In a related upcoming exhibition in Belgrade, visitors will be able to further investigate the scope and techniques of repurposing the built environment for public use.

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Sergei Sviatchenko in Paris

Group Exhibition L'Extime
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Ukranian-Danish collage master Sergei Sviatchenko's new work is presented at Gallery Seine 51 in Paris, along with the photographs of France-based artists Eric Pillot and Jennifer Westjohn.

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David Pearson

Book Cover Art on Show
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Famous for reviving classic literature with a modern approach, acclaimed British designer David Pearson not only played a key role for Penguin Books’ reissued classics, but also won numerous prestigious awards for his cover design.

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Unfold’s Printing Things in Taiwan

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

From May 2 to October 12, the 2014 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale (TCB) is sure to establish at Yinnge Ceramics Museum in New Taipei City, Taiwan,

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Struktur Event

May 1–2, 2014, Portland OR
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

We are partnering with Portland’s Struktur Event, the first-ever creative conference for the active outdoor design industry.

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ThingsCon Berlin

The Future of Hardware
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

One week to go!

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Type Talk in Berlin

Books in the Digital Age
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

The 10th edition of Berlin's Type Talk series will take place next Tuesday, April 29 at Apple Store Kurfürstendamm.

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International Weird Collage Show

The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Curated by Ruben B, Max-o-matic and Charles Wilkin, the International Weird Collage Show celebrates its 8th edition and US debut at The Invisible Dog Art Center this Saturday.

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Graphic Design Festival Breda

April 17–27, 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Marking its fourth edition, Graphic Design Festival Breda returns for a 10-day event dedicated to graphic design!

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Gestalten Pavilion Store & Cafe

Newly Opened at Bikini Berlin, April 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

We are thrilled to open Gestalten Pavilion on the roof terrace of Bikini Berlin today!

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Andrea & Paolo Ventura—Dreams

First Joint Exhibition
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

Frankfurt's DIE GALERIE presents the first joint exhibition of the Italian twin brothers Andrea and Paolo Ventura. Although they're devoted to different media, Andrea as a painter and illustrator while Paolo as a photographer, they share a common fascination for certain topics.

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Sculptures, Leftovers and Documentation

Brad Downey at Berlin's Haus am Lützowplatz
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

With the element of surprise firmly on his side, the American artist Brad Downey creates powerful interventions that visually disrupt the routine of our urban perceptions.

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Winkreative Design Stories

Book Launch in Japan
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

Gestalten and Winkreative are heading to Japan for the Asian launch of our new book Winkreative Design Stories this Friday, March 7!

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Behind the Design of Bloomberg Businessweek

Lecture with Creative Director Richard Turley
Posted—03/2014

Gestalten is proud to present an evening talk with Richard Turley, creative director of Bloomberg Businessweek.

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The Age of Collage

at Feinkunst Krüger in Hamburg
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

For those who couldn't visit our collage exhibition at Gestalten Space in Berlin, here's your second chance.

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Stephan Doitschinoff in Japan

JUREMA PRETA, Opening on Feb 28
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

DIESEL Art Gallery and Gestalten proudly announce the opening of JUREMA PRETA,

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Quo Vadis, Editorial Design?

Conference in Munich
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Treats for the eye; thoughtless; thirst for knowledge—Where do we go from here? Quo Vadis, Editorial Design?, namely QVED, a six-day editorial design conference has just opened its door in Munich today.

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Dapper Day

Let's Talk Dandy
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Famous for its fashionale gatherings, Dapper Day brings together thousands of well-dressed guests to celebrate in style at the Disneyland Resort California each year. A highlight of this year's programs is the presentation and reception of I am Dandy

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Gute Aussichten—Good Prospects

Young German Photography
Posted by Gestalten—02/2014

Every year, an exhibition at Deichtorhallen Hamburg presents the works of Germany's emerging photography talents.

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50 Years of Hell

Mark Jenkins / Carlos Aires / Nikita Kadan
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

On the occasion of Munich's anual security conference, the art organization Positive Propaganda has invited three prestigious artists to showcase their socially critical works.

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Homecoming

Photo Exhibition in Hong Kong
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

Young Chinese architects are designing compelling alternatives to China’s rapid urbanization between tradition and the future.

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Winkreative Design Stories

Exhibition at Midori House, London
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

The release of Winkreative Design Stories is celebrated with an insightful book exhibition at Midori House in London. Save the date and we look forward to seeing you there!

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Art & Arcade

An Exhibition by Alain Bieber
Posted by Gestalten—01/2014

Pong, Space Invaders, Pac-Man, and Donkey Kong are classics from the heyday of electronic video games when arcade video machines spreaded over Europe and the US during the 1970s and 1980s. Alain Bieber has now introduced a contemporary version of such a penny arcade at Basel's House of Electronic Arts.

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Distilling Senses Exhibition

Hong Kong Arts Centre
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

From the printing press to the portable camcorder, artists have always harnessed new technologies to create works that stimulate senses and inspire minds. In recent years, much new technology are being created and consumed in Asia. How does this environment affect artists from the region?

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Recent Book Releases

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Hide and Seek featured on Cool Camping.

Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed in the October 17 issue of Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung.“The Craft and the Makers bietet tolle Fotografien und Geschichten, die besondere Einblicke ins Handwerk gewähren."

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in the September issue of Das österreichische Grafische Gewerbe.

5-page feature on Hello, I am Erik in the October issue of print&media.

Download our 2014 Catalog.

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We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

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