Crossing Over

Solo Show by John Stezaker
Posted by Gestalten—07/2013

Capitain Petzel Berlin currently showcases more than 40 new collages and three films by British artist John Stezaker. The basic technique of "crossing-over" is what Stezaker has already focussed on in his early collages. He bridges the gaps between non-related elements through his works, forming a sharp cut and nonetheless absurd unity.

In the exhibition Crossing Over, Stezaker succeeds in constrasting his work on paper with the non-resting images in his videos while exposing the quality of physical images versus the ephemeral appearance of motion images.

Our soon to be released book The Age of Collage presents pieces from Stezaker's Mask and Marriage series, together with the work of other outstandig contemporary collagists. The book takes an insightful behind-the-scenes look at the artists who work with an interdisciplinary and cross-media approach, exploring elements of abstraction, Contructivism, Surrealism, and Dadaism.

The Age of Collage

Posted by Gestalten—12/2014
Spontaneous, irreverent, and personal, collage fits more perfectly into our current world than almost any other artistic technique.
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Karlo – A Superfamily by Sofie Beier

Read Our Full Interview with Font Designer Sofie Beier about Her Approach to Type Design and Inspiration for Karlo
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

You Can't Hurry Craft

Patrick Grant Runs His Very Now Businesses with Traditional Values
Posted by Angie—01/2015

“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

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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