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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“I’m interested in developing products that are going to last, like a life companion.”

A Conversation with Furniture Designer Sebastian Herkner
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

Out of the Blue: On Finnish Design and Finnishness

Talk with Marko Ahtisaari and Ville Kokkonen on the skills, traditions, and ambitions of contemporary Finnish design and its enduring values
Posted—01/2015

The Power of Infographics in Singapore

Two-Day Workshop with Juan Velasco
Posted—01/2015

Research Is Key

Juan Velasco On Infographics
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended in the September issue of EssPress.

Berlin Wonderland featured on Fine Fine Books.

I am Dandy recommended in Elle Decoration's January 2015 issue.

Original Man on AnOther.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured on Trendland. "True to Monocle’s house style the book is immaculately curated with a
perfect balance of writing, photos and illustrations all elegantly
design and printed on high-quality stock. And if reading this book
results in a loved one starting their dream business or enjoying more
their current job, then that’s a damn good Christmas present."

The Chopper reviewed on Actitudes Magazine.

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