Akatre

On the Cover of GRID
Posted by Gestalten—01/2013

The young graphic studio in Paris has created the cover image for the upcoming second issue of GRID magazine. The magazine, run by Gerrit Terstiege and designed by Mario Lombardo, also contains a large feature on Akatre and their first monograph Zero to Five, recently published by Gestalten. Fitting the issue's theme on color, Zero to Five is conceptually laid out to the color spectrum. 

Founded in 2007 and comprising Julien Dhivert, Sébastien Riveron, and Valentin Abad, and now one of the most coveted studios in Paris, Akatre takes on projects that require an involved and all-encompassing design approach. Zero to Five is the first book to showcase Akartre’s distinctive and experimental visual creations, which cross fluidly between photography, graphic and web design, art, and typography. The book features both non-commissioned work and work designed for clients in art, culture, music, fashion, and luxury fields. 

Akatre

Zero To Five
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
The first book of visual identities, photographs, typefaces, books, films, posters, and installations by Akatre.
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The Tender Spot

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
The first monograph on one of Germany’s most internationally renowned graphic designers.
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Mario Lombardo

More than the sum of its parts
Posted by Gestalten—09/2009

Content is King, and Kings can be demanding. Especially if they have to edit and design elaborate visual substance for magazines and books while juggling projects whether it be creating movie posters, typography, photography and corporate identity or logo design.

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Antique Recipe in a Modern Design

Gestalten × Borgmann1772 Edition 9
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

“You Have To Be an All-Rounder to Start on Your Own.”

Naomi Bijlefeld on the geometry of the OFORM jewelry collection and what it takes to make it as an independent designer.
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Joost Grootens

On Creative Mapping and Editorial Design
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

The Neck Pouch Gets a Makeover

An Interview with Early’s Designer Valerie Sietzy
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

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