Francesco Franchi at Communico

Introducing Designing News
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013

This Saturday, Francesco Franchi introduces his new book Designing News to the audience at Lugano's graphic design conference Communico.

With Designing News, Franchi conveys his vision for the future of news and the media industry. Based on personal insight and experience, he offers valuable analysis and perspectives on the fundamental changes that are taking place in the way media is being used. Franchi explores consumer behaviors and expectations that represent the biggest challenges facing traditional publishing houses and broadcasting companies as well as journalists and designers.

Among the conference's speakers is also German graphic designer Mario Lombardo, he talks about melding emotional intensity with an intelligent design approach and about The Tender Spot. The full program online: Communico 2013.

Designing News

Changing the World of Editorial Design and Information Graphics
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
Francesco Franchi’s perceptive book about the future of the news and media industries in our digital age.
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The Tender Spot

The Graphic Design of Mario Lombardo
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
The first monograph on one of Germany’s most internationally renowned graphic designers.
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Francesco Franchi

On Visual Storytelling and New Languages in Journalism
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Francesco Franchi is the art director for IL-Intelligence in Lifestyle, the monthly magazine of Il Sole 24 ORE, Italy’s leading financial daily.

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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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The Four Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Sustainable architecture has to think further than just ecological issues, the architect Hans Drexler argues.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"We see traveling as a family as a great benefit, not a challenge"

An interview with Adam and Emily Harteau of Our Open Road, who embarked on a road trip when their child was born—and have been going ever since.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Hello, I am Erik—The First-Ever Visual Biography of Erik Spiekermann

Book Launch, Talk and Signing Event in Berlin
Posted—08/2014

Two-Day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

Advanced Letterpress Printing
Posted—08/2014

“You have to touch everything—you have to think about it, you have to plan a little more, and whatever you do is fairly permanent.” – Erik Spiekermann

Gestalten is proud to host an exclusive letterpress workshop with Erik Spiekermann at his recently opened letterpress workshop p98a in Berlin on October 17-18, 2014.

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Gestalten Pavilion in the July issue of Elle Decoration.

The Outsiders in the August issue of Donna.

Little Big Books recommended in the Emotion's August issue. "Das Buch zeigt die schönsten Illustrationen jenseits von Filly-Pferden und Kitty-Kätzchen."

The Outsiders featured in the August issue of Jolie.

Korea–Korea in the August issue of Dove.

Berlin Wonderland on arte Metropolis.

Berlin Wonderland and an interview with editor Chris Keller on WDR3.

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