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Gestalten Fonts on Gestalten Books
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

It has been 11 years since we launched Gestalten Fonts. Our independent foundry now features over 120 contemporary typefaces that range in style from refined, elegant, and minimal text fonts to more experimental display, ornamental, script, blackletter, monospaced, stencil, and typewriter fonts. What you might not know: Many of our fonts have also been utilized in our publications. Here are our four handpicked examples of “Gestalten Fonts on Gestalten books:”


Created by Tilo Pentzin, High Times takes its inspiration from the eras of Art Deco and Art Nouveau but with a radically contemporary approach. It reflects the essence of The Chamber of Curiosity and the modernist’s interiors featured in the book.

 
Best suited for illustrative design, Canary is a hybrid of left italic antique and brush painted script. Created by Mark Froemberg, it is a perfect fit for our book A Delicious Life.


Designed by Mike Mischler, Generell TW is a classic typewrite font with a strong visual edge. This font is employed in Once in a Lifetime.


Representing a transition between artistic creativity and classical geometrical thinking, Prell by Norbert Prell reflects the spontaneous, irreverent, and artistic genre of The Age of Collage.

If you are on the lookout for new stunning headline fonts to add to your library, try them out!

Hand to Type

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
The beauty and art of creating handwritten letter forms.
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Type Navigator

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
An essential reference of independent foundries and innovative type designers.
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Talking Type

About Type Navigator: The Independent Foundries Handbook
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

Gestalten.tv met a true "Type Writer" and typography expert to find out more about the "GPS for fonts." Alongside Martin Lorenz and Lupi Ascensio of TwoPoints.Net

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The Bearded Brotherhood of Chocolate

Rick and Michael Mast run a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Gestalten’s Berlin Food: "Berliner Stulle"

Two simple recipes for fresh lunch options.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

True Legend

Who built the world's most notorious motorcycle?
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Another Dimension of Handmade

Iris Hantverk helps visually impaired people into work, creating beautiful tactile brushes for a wide range of uses
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed in the October 17 issue of Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung.“The Craft and the Makers bietet tolle Fotografien und Geschichten, die besondere Einblicke ins Handwerk gewähren."

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in the September issue of Das österreichische Grafische Gewerbe.

5-page feature on Hello, I am Erik in the October issue of print&media.

The Outsiders recommended in Lufthansa Magazin's October issue.

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