FriendsWithYou Bootleg Show

Posted by Gestalten—09/2006

Hail to FriendsWithYou! The friendliest artist duo of the world from Miami, USA, will be having their first ever solo in Germany and bring universal love and happiness. With their self-created worlds full of cuddly creatures, interactive installations, animations and paintings, Sam Borkson and Arturo Sandoval spread bizarre truths and myths to the world, enchanting grown ups and children alike.

The show will be the first ever, official and authorized, FriendsWithYou-Bootleg Show. For the show opening on September 23, well-known local and international artists will help build an interactive FriendsWithYou-Playground in the Gallery and contribute with FriendsWithYou-inspired artwork for a huge and playful tribute to the artist duo.

Supporting and featured artists include:
Boris Hoppek
Moki
Kingdrips (Spanish Fly, 730express, Clothesline, 44Flavours, Breitengrad 53,5)
Neasden Control Centre
Alex Diamond
Kuku Sina Portnova
Nina Braun
56k
Via Grafik
Eliza (Freaklüb)

Dates: September 23 – October 20, 2006
Opening: September 23, 8PM

Heliumcowboy Artspace
Sternstrasse 4
20357 Hamburg

dgv is releasing their first monograph FriendsWithYou Have Powers! in October and they’ll be on tour in Europe in October for more book signings and launch events which we’ll continue to announce in our news.

A Crafty Outline Stencil Sans

Designed by Martin Aleith, the new Gestalten font QUANTEN combines geometric design with calligraphic elegance. In a new interview with Aleith, we leave aside the standard questions and talk in depth about the actual design process of his new font.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Photography for Wanderlust

A selection of photography from our recent book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity to let your imagination run wild.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

An Interview with Autoban

Istanbul design studio Autoban just completed one of their biggest projects to date, the new terminal at Baku International Airport. In an interview for their Gestalten book, Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar explain their approach to design.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Favorite Tents for Outsiders

Calling all romantics, adventurers, and restless spirits: here’s a selection of the best tents from our book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Better Smoking

Michael Wickert has founded Glut & Späne, Berlin's first sustainable fish smokehouse. With their fish now available at Gestalten Pavilion, we glimpse behind the scenes.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Michael Wickert spends the day handling sea salt, juniper berries, beechwood kindling and a big oven. And fish. Lots of fish. 

→ read more

Wheels & Waves Review #02

Posted by Angie—07/2014

“The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.” – Rich Ridgeway

→ read more

Two-day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

Advanced Letterpress Workshop
Posted—07/2014

PLEASE READ: Due to changes in schedules, our upcoming workshop with Erik Spiekermann, which was previously scheduled for July 25–26 has been changed to August 7–8, 2014. 

Erik Spiekermann is the epitome of a typographer. With his typefaces, commercial projects, and enterprises, he has shaped the world of graphic design like no other. Gestalten proudly teams up with Erik Spiekermann to host a series of letterpress workshops at his newly opened P98A gallery.  

→ read more

Hello, I am Erik

The German Letterman
Posted by Angie—07/2014

Gestalten.tv meets with Erik Spiekermann, who has been “suffering from typomania” all his life. 

→ read more
Celebrating New Outdoor Creativity
Posted—05/2014

The Chamber of Curiosity on Yatzer. "A book of pioneering interior design that focuses on telling the story behind the interiors themselves (...)."

Oasis on GEO.de. "Der Bildband "Oasis" zeigt die schönsten Rückzugsorte dieser Welt (...). Allein das Blättern sorgt für eine kurze Alltagsflucht."

Berlin Wonderland on Intellectures.

Berlin Wonderland on Deutsche Welle.

The Outsiders featured in the July issue of Au Arkkitehtiuutiset.

Gestalten Pavilion recommended in tip Berlin's summer special.

Berlin Wonderland on a double-page spread in the July/August issue of Groove.

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.