“Book Art” Takes It Home

Rewarded in London
Posted by Gestalten—11/2012

Book Art, edited by London-based Paul Sloman and designed and published by Gestalten, is the winner of British Book Design and Production Awards 2012 in the category “Trade Illustrated.” The awards in 15 different categories were unveiled on November 20th, 2012. Over 400 books were entered this year.

Book Art
is a stunning documentation of current art, installation, and design created with and from books. The fascinating range of examples, which is as diverse as books themselves, offers eloquent proof that—despite or because of digital media’s inroads as sources of text information—the book’s legacy as a carrier of ideas and communication is being expanded today.

Book Art

Iconic Sculptures and Installations Made from Books
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
Contemporary art, installation, and design that uses and explores books.
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Brian Dettmer

Altered state of the art
Posted by Gestalten—02/2009

American artist Brian Dettmer's passion for books is not of the standard kind.

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12 Very Special Interior Design Items

A selection of our favorite pieces from designers we have featured or discovered in our recent books.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Monocle Guide to Good Business (Extended Version)

Our new Monocle book is an ultimate reference for doing a job you love. The book is available now!
Posted by Angie—08/2014

"Of course type is important! One can't prove it, that's all."

A typography layman interviews Erik Spiekermann.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Hide and Seek on InsideHook."The world's greatest summer retreats, collected."

Hello, I am Erik recommended on It's Nice That. "The new Erik Spiekermann monograph is a sterling success."

Hallo, Ich bin Erik: Book launch, talk and signing event in Berlin featured on Slanted.

Knife and Fork in the August 24 issue of SonntagsZeitung.

Gestalten Pavilion featured in the August issue of Buchreport.

Kleine Gestalten and Die große Zoo-Parade in the August 21 issue of Buchreport.express.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business recommended on Cool Hunting.

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