David Pearson

Book Cover Art on Show
Posted by Gestalten—05/2014

Famous for reviving classic literature with a modern approach, acclaimed British designer David Pearson not only played a key role for Penguin Books’ reissued classics, but also won numerous prestigious awards for his cover design. His austere yet astonishing type-driven and pattern-led book design, profiled in Fully Booked: Ink on Paper, will be presented at Kemistry Gallery London from May 8 to June 28. On show are his designs for Penguin Books (UK) and Éditions Zulma (France), alongside a small selection of covers from other publishers.

Last October, David Pearson hosted a two-day workshop on book cover redesign at Gestalten Space. Under Pearson's guidance, participants had the opporunity to create and develop their own book cover project by undertaking a step-by-step design process–from initial research and typesetting to group reviews and final visuals.

More exciting Gestalten workshops are in the pipeline, check back in the coming weeks.

Fully Booked: Ink on Paper

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Young designers and publishers are ringing in a new era for printed books—one that is likely to be the most exciting in their entire history.
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Our Design Favorites: New Colors for Fall

Nine beautiful and surprising items to carry you into the cold season.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

The Story of the Chopper

As told by the Vintagent
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Berlin Wonderland: Wild Years Revisited, 1990–1996

An exhibition by Gestalten & bobsairport
Posted—09/2014

“I’m far from esoteric, but I love the narrative behind these ingredients.”

Frank Leder talks candidly about the stories behind his clothing collections and natural body care range.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Recent Book Releases

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The Chopper featured on Selectism.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business reviewed on Boyscout.

Das Craft-Bier Buch featured in the 20/2014 issue of tip Berlin.

The Weather Diaries reviewed on anti-utopias.

Berlin Wonderland featured in the September issue of Urban.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Mixology.

Hide and Seek on The Huffington Post.

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