Ltd. Edition 2013

Exhibition in Zurich
Posted by Gestalten—06/2013

The annual Limited Edition Zürich kicks off this Friday for a weekend-long festival of surrealistic illustration, typography, sculpture, and crafts. The event will host an extensive exhibition, an art garage sale, a brush lettering workshop, as well as a fantastic music program, featuring gigs by bands and djs specializing in early soul, ska, rockabilly, beat, surf, and RnB. Limited Edition is a must for everyone who appreciates fine graphic design, comics, skilled printing, and has a heart for subcultural nostalgia.

More than 30 illustrators, comic artists, poster designers, tattooists, ceramic artisans, and other handcrafters will personally present their screen prints, lithographs, linoleum stencils, photographs, printed T-shirts, belts, books, toys, badges, and many more artefacts. Among these artists are Ben Newman (Illustrators Unlimited), Riccardo Guasco (Illustrators Unlimited), Sergio Mora (Little Big Books), Esther Aarts (Playful Type 2), Michel Casarramona (Illusive 2), Märt Infanger (Impressive), Gloria Pizzilli (Papercraft 2), Benjamin Güdel (The Upset), and Donovan Gregory (Fully Booked: Ink on Paper) The festival opens tomorrow, June 21st, from 6 to 10 PM.

Image Credit: Donovan Gregory

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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Little Big Books

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Today’s best illustrators for children’s picture books create work far beyond teddy bears and kitty cats.
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Playful Type 2

Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
A visual feast of experimental typography and illustrative lettering.
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Illusive 2

Contemporary Illustration and its Context
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
More contemporary illustration from around the world accompanied by insightful text.
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Impressive

Printmaking, Letterpress and Graphic Design - Softcover Version
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
Young designers rediscover the allure of traditional printing.
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Papercraft 2

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Outstanding creative work with paper.
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The Upset

Young Contemporary Art
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
Artists breaking new ground, employing masterly techniques and creating work influenced by visual subcultures.
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Fully Booked: Ink on Paper

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Young designers and publishers are ringing in a new era for printed books—one that is likely to be the most exciting in their entire history.
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Little Big Books Trailer

Illustrations for Children’s Picture Books
Posted by Lucas—12/2012

Despite, or because of, the ubiquity of televisions and computers, picture books have remained popular with kids and parents.

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Papercraft 2: Design and Art with Paper

Book Teaser Video
Posted by Ole Wagner—02/2011

Paper doesn't blush. But it entertains in various unexpected ways and formats.

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Papercraft: Design and Art with Paper

Book Teaser
Posted by Gestalten—08/2009

From playful and whimsical to downright painstaking, paper is resurging among young artists and designers worldwide as an experimental material for design. This video teaser for Gestalten's upcoming book, Papercraft: Design and Art with Paper, showcases the often bright, punchy and pop-culture-relevant work from artists Jeremais Boettcher, Julien Vallée, Asif Mian and more

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