Latex for Fun

Máximo Tuja at the 8th Leandre Cristòfol Art Biennale
Posted by Gestalten—01/2013

Since its first year, in 1997, the Leandre Cristòfol Art Biennale has continued to support the work of Catalan and Spanish artists to show the diversity of the visual arts today, presenting works and projects that straddle the borders between art, architecture and design, while building up a collection that now boasts 109 pieces.

This year, the designer Máximo Tuja aka Max-o-matic has been invited to participate with his project Latex for Fun, published by Gestalten. The 300-page book includes five exclusive latex balloons and is on sale at the Centre d’Art la Panera, where the event is taking place until April 28th, 2013. 

Latex for Fun presents highlights from this wonderfully wacky project in which 135 designers from over 20 countries participated; 88 of these designers are represented in the publication. Their work reflects various styles, personalities and cultures, but all of it shows how vibrantly creative the collaboration of a spontaneously generated global design network can be. 

Latex for Fun

Posted by Gestalten—04/2014
Wonderfully wacky characters made using balloons or other latex objects by designers from around the world.
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Karlo – A Superfamily by Sofie Beier

Read Our Full Interview with Font Designer Sofie Beier about Her Approach to Type Design and Inspiration for Karlo
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

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Patrick Grant Runs His Very Now Businesses with Traditional Values
Posted by Angie—01/2015

“I’m interested in developing products that are going to last, like a life companion.”

A Conversation with Furniture Designer Sebastian Herkner
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

Out of the Blue: On Finnish Design and Finnishness

Talk with Marko Ahtisaari and Ville Kokkonen on the skills, traditions, and ambitions of contemporary Finnish design and its enduring values
Posted—01/2015

Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended in the September issue of EssPress.

Berlin Wonderland featured on Fine Fine Books.

I am Dandy recommended in Elle Decoration's January 2015 issue.

Original Man on AnOther.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured on Trendland. "True to Monocle’s house style the book is immaculately curated with a
perfect balance of writing, photos and illustrations all elegantly
design and printed on high-quality stock. And if reading this book
results in a loved one starting their dream business or enjoying more
their current job, then that’s a damn good Christmas present."

The Chopper reviewed on Actitudes Magazine.

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