IlustraTour 2013

Hendrik Hellige and Oliver Jeffers in Valladolid
Posted by Gestalten—07/2013

The 6th edition of Spanish IlustraTour brings together the international illustration scene. For the coming weekend editors, illustrators, publishers and other professionals will turn Valladolid into an inspirational place with a wide range of workshops, talks and projects, and for the first time, visitors can even seek advice at the IlustraTour Network's portfolio reviewing.

As one of the festival’s star guests, Oliver Jeffers will give a talk on “Making Stories” Sunday night. Known especially for his children’s picture books, the acclaimed artist has received commissions from the New York Times, the Guardian, Newsweek, Kinder Chocolate, Ted Talks, United Airlines, and Wired. Gestalten published his monograph Neither Here Nor There last summer and also invited Jeffers to exhibit at Gestalten Space.

As Gestalten’s illustration editor for titles like Illustrators Unlimited, Little Big Books or A Map of the World, Hendrik Hellige has been invited to join in the IlustraTour Network and give his professional opinion at the portfolio reviewing sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Take a look at the whole program.

Neither Here Nor There

The Art of Oliver Jeffers
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
The world famous children’s book illustrator reveals the range of his artistic skill.
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Little Big Books

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Today’s best illustrators for children’s picture books create work far beyond teddy bears and kitty cats.
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Illustrators Unlimited

The Essence of Contemporary Illustration
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
A lavish showcase of cutting-edge illustration talents from around the world.
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A Map of the World

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Contemporary maps in line with the zeitgeist by today’s most original and sought-after designers, illustrators, and mapmakers.
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Oliver Jeffers

A Quantum of Physics
Posted by Lucas—12/2012

Oliver Jeffers is a world-famous creator of picture books for children, such as the award-winning Lost and Found.

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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

Gestalten’s Berlin Food: Pumpkin Stew

Every couple of weeks, we’ll give you a glimpse of the Gestalten Pavilion's new menu, for you to try at home.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

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