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

Illustrations for Children’s Picture Books
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
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

The World According to Illustrators and Storytellers
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014
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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Join the 2014 EyeEm Festival and Awards

Gestalten has teamed up with the 2014 EyeEm Festival and Award, the world’s biggest mobile photography award and festival.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

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
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.

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