ADAC Automobile Book Award for Velo–2nd Gear!

Posted by Gestalten—10/2013

This year, the ADAC Automobile Book Award took a look beyond its usual subjects. 14 books on cars, racing, motor sports have been selected as this year's winners by the ADAC, Europe's largest automobile club. We are very proud to have received their special prize for our book Velo—2nd Gear on bicycle culture and style, as an outstanding survey of today's bicycle scene.

The book illuminates and celebrates contemporary bicycle culture’s diverse scenes. From classic racing bikes to high-tech speed machines, from rough fixies to fashionable city cruisers and hardworking cargo bikes, it showcases today’s most outstanding and unusual bicycles and their riders.

The awarding ceremony just took place at the Frankfurt book fair last Friday. See all winning books on ADAC's Automobile Book Blog.

Velo—2nd Gear

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
I bike, therefore I am.
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The Life of Cycle

Urban Cyclists in Berlin
Posted by Angie—04/2013

Beyond the messenger and fixed-gear scenes, contemporary bicycle culture is more fashionable, diverse, and alive than ever before. According to Dustin Nordhus of Berlin’s Cicli Berlinetta, “people who live in a big city are becoming aware that it’s nicer to have a beautiful bicycle than a car.” Gestalten.tv talks to Dustin as well as bike enthusiast Anna Valtonen from Pelago Bicycles, who are featured in Velo–2nd Gear.

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Imagine Architecture: Artistic Visions of the Urban Realm

Lukas Feireiss in Conversation with Larissa Fassler, Niklas Goldbach, and Jens Reinert
Posted—10/2014

The Map Design Toolbox

Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

“There is an openness in my work that I connect to life in Amsterdam.”

From Dutch Design Week, Mae Engelgeer explains her tactile designs.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

The Brotherhood of Chocolate

Rick and Michael Mast run a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

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