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New Gestalten Font: Paiper

Interview with Designer Diana Ovezea
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

We are very delighted to announce our new type family Paiper, created by Romanian designer and rising typography star Diana Ovezea.

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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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Let’s Go North

New Black Sanborn Paddles for Gestalten
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

To coincide with our outdoor-themed showcase, we collaborate with the Minnesota-based producer of hand carved wooden paddles,  Sanborn Canoe Company, on a new black edition of the Canoeist Heritage Paddle entitled North, exclusively sold at Gestalten Stores.

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Launching Fredericks & Mae

Made for Gestalten
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Fredericks & Mae make things “with confused origins”—objects that have histories and bear the marks of different cultures. 

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Tokyobike x Gestalten

Limited Editions at Gestalten Stores
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

With a “less is more” approach to bicycle design, tokyobike is all about offering the purest riding experience with their lightweight urban bikes. 

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Printing Things

Unfolding the Third Dimension
Posted by Angie—06/2014

Let's face it—the golden age of 3D printing has now begun. In all likelihood, this development represents the largest technical upheaval in manufacturing since the invention of the lathe.

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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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Arcadia Mediatica

Lima 18
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

June Shop of the Month

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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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Interieur Awards 2014

Winners Announced
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Winners of this year's Interieur Awards are announced! As part of the Biennale Interieur's program, the Awards continues to serve as a launching platform for the rising stars in the design industry.

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Gestalten Presents: The Outsiders

Celebrating New Outdoor Creativity
Posted—05/2014

We are excited to present a new outdoor-themed product showcase inspired by our recent book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity. 

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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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Paroli

A Display Typeface by Elena Schneider
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Developed by designer Elena Schneider, our new Gestalten font Paroli is a lively, easy-to-use type family that was originally drawn as a ludic counterpart of Eskorte, Schneider’s debut release in 2013.

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Book Release: Berlin Wonderland

Wild Years Revisited, 1990–1996
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, artists, punks, anarchists, squatters, visionaries, and oddballs discovered the no-man’s-land behind it—a practically lawless zone in the heart of the city. The compelling photography in Berlin Wonderland brings this almost forgotten era back to life and shows just how much the city has changed since then.

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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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Elisa Strozyk for Gestalten

Exclusive Collection Available at Gestalten Stores
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Berlin-born textile designer Elisa Strozyk for an exclusive collection of her award-winning Wooden Textiles.

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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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High Times

Font by Tilo Pentzin
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

High Times takes its inspiration from the eras of Art Deco and Art Nouveau but with a radically contemporary approach.

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Strand Books

Manhattan, NY
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

May Shop of the Month

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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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Richard Turley

Mission Accomplished
Posted by Angie—04/2014

From Bitcoin Dreams and a surprisingly sophisticated Twitter bird to a hedge fund boner, we were always fascinated by Richard Turley’s radical cover designs for Bloomberg Businessweek over the past four years. In April 2014, news broke that he was bidding farewell to the magazine’s newsroom and moving on to MTV.

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ThingsCon Berlin

The Future of Hardware
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

One week to go!

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Paula Scher

A Woman of Identities
Posted by Angie—04/2014

Paula Scher, the principal of international consultancy Pentagram, has been at the forefront of graphic design for four decades.

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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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New Font: Rigate

A Font Choice for Visual Identity
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Our newly released font Rigate is a tender yet straight script typeface—available in two weights and multiple ligatures.

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COS x Nendo

Celebrating Salone del Mobile
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

To celebrating this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan—Europe's largest furniture design fair, sleek clothing label COS has partnered up with → read more

Kleine Gestalten

New Gestalten Books for Children (German Editions)
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

Nothing fosters children’s imaginations better than a book. With this in mind, we are launching a new program of delightful books and products for young readers and creative parents! 

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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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Basheer Graphic Books

Singapore
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

April Shop of the Month

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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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Recent Book Releases

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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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