Beyonderground

Graphic Design Festival in Hasselt
Posted by Gestalten—04/2013

Another instalment of Beyonderground is taking place this month and the program is jam-packed. Between now and May 5th, Beyonderground is transforming the Belgian town of Hasselt into a “graphic city.” The festival will turn to the streets and offer visitors countless opportunities to enjoy street art, browse concept shops and independent galleries, and experience plenty of pop-up shows by graphic artists.

The climax of the festival is the Beyonderground conference on April 26th and 27th at Kunstencentrum België. An incredible roster of artists and designers will be featured in numerous talks, performances, workshops, documentaries, exhibits, live painting sessions, and DJ sets. Among them are Pablo Abad (Pretty Ugly), Ugo Gattoni (Velo—2nd Gear), Playtype (Northern Delights, Type Navigator), Bureau Bruneau (Los Logos 6), Mario Hugo (Precursor), Hort’s Eike König (Introducing Culture Identities, Los Logos Compass), Hansje van Halem (NeoGeo), Kokoro & Moi (Los Logos 4), Hattie Newman (Papercraft 2, Arcadia), Job Wouters (Letman, Hand to Type), Serial Cut (Playful Type 2, Visual Storytelling), and many more!

Pretty Ugly

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Aesthetic rampages by the trailblazers of tomorrow’s design.
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Velo—2nd Gear

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
I bike, therefore I am.
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Northern Delights

Scandinavian Homes, Interiors and Design
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013
Reveals why everyone feels at home in a Scandinavian interior.
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Type Navigator

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
An essential reference of independent foundries and innovative type designers.
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Los Logos 6

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Los Logos 6 is THE authoritative reference on contemporary logo design.
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Precursor

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
A new breed of creatives is enriching the classic categories of design.
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Introducing: Culture Identities

Design for Museums, Theaters and Cultural Institutions
Posted by Gestalten—05/2013
An inside look by designers and clients at graphic design’s main playground and proving ground—working for cultural institutions.
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Los Logos 5

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
The authoritative reference on contemporary logo design with a new look and editorial approach.
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NeoGeo

A New Edge to Abstraction
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
The first book to document the new flirtation with geometrical forms and solid colours in today’s design.
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Los Logos 4

Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
An up-to-the-minute survey on contemporary logo design featuring over 5,000 cutting-edge examples.
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Papercraft 2

Design and Art with Paper
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
Outstanding creative work with paper.
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Arcadia

Cross-Country Style, Architecture and Design
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
Contemporary architecture and interiors that exist in harmony with their natural surroundings.
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Letman

The Artwork and Lettering of Job Wouters
Posted by Gestalten—10/2012
Letman’s typographic compositions are blazing new trails at the nexus of illustration and lettering.
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Hand to Type

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
The beauty and art of creating handwritten letter forms.
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Playful Type 2

Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
A visual feast of experimental typography and illustrative lettering.
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Visual Storytelling

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Visualizing information in the most elegant, entertaining, and informative ways.
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Well Well Well Tote Bag by Letman

Posted by Gestalten—06/2014
Toting with ‘character’.
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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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Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

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