ONE DESIGN WEEK

With Sven Ehmann in Bulgaria
Posted by Gestalten—06/2014

Celebrating its sixth anniversary in the second largest Bulgarian city Plovdiv, the annual design festival ONE DESIGN WEEK proudly returns from June 20–29, 2014.

As part of the Sofia Design Week, the festival not only serves as an exchange platform that encourages and supports the development of Bulgaria's design professionals, but also seeks to promote sustainable and valuable practices for better and meaning visual environment worldwide. 

A highlight will be a professional forum with prominent creative speakers from all over the world that take place at The House of Culture on June 28th. The enthralling list of speakers includes Sven Ehmann (Gestalten), Jessica Walsh (Sagmeister & Walsh), Juliet Kinchin (MoMA), Studio Swine, Type Together, Catalogtree, to name but a few! Inspired by our book The Outsiders, Sven Ehmann will speak about the working urban nomads and share his explorations of the evolving ethos of today's outdoor and lifestyle entrepreneurs. See the complete forum schedule.

ONE DESIGN WEEK also features an extensive program of open events that caters to everyone who is simply interested in design and visual culture. From exhibitions and workshops to movie screenings and music parties, you will find an activity that suits your interest. And make sure you stop by the Artsnewscafe for a coffee or a short break; a great selection of Gestalten's design titles can be found there!

Manifesto 2014

The Outsiders

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Products, brands, and ideas that capture the evolving ethos of today’s outdoor and lifestyle entrepreneurs.
→ read more

The Age of Collage

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Spontaneous, irreverent, and personal, collage fits more perfectly into our current world than almost any other artistic technique.
→ read more

Designing News

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Francesco Franchi’s perceptive book about the future of the news and media industries in our digital age.
→ read more

Visual Storytelling

Inspiring a New Visual Language
Posted by Gestalten—08/2013
Visualizing information in the most elegant, entertaining, and informative ways.
→ read more

The Monocle Guide to Better Living

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
Full of writing, reports, and recommendations, The Monocle Guide to Better Living is original, informative, entertaining and comprehensive. This is not a book about glitz but rather an upbeat survey of products and ideas built to treasure and last.
→ read more

Out of the Blue

Posted by Gestalten—09/2014
A compelling and instructive overview of Finnish design—past and present.
→ read more

The Outsiders

New Outdoor Creativity
Posted by Gestalten—03/2014

Whether hiking through the mountains, paddling on a silent lake, or simply spending a night in a tent far away from civilization, more and more of us are turning to the great outdoors for a touch of adventure.

→ read more

Craft Beer Portraits n°1: Brewers & Union

To celebrate the launch of Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book, we're introducing some of the most interesting breweries from all over the world.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Barley & Hops—The Craft Beer Book

May the Craft Be With You
Posted by Angie—09/2014

How To Build a Business: Monocle’s 50 Steps to Success

In an exclusive excerpt from The Monocle Guide to Good Business, we give you access to some of their expert advice on how to start and run a business.
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

Visual Families

Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration
Posted by Angie—09/2014

Does This Happen to Everyone? featured on Publishers Weekly. "Taking an empathetic and respectful approach to sex education, Von Hollenben and Helms blend humor, factual information, and candid advice. A valuable resource that normalizes and affirms sexuality while suggesting that puberty is a time of both physical and intellectual growth.”

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in Monopol's September issue.

Our House in the City featured in the annual isssue of Das ideale Heim's Einfamilienhäuser special.

Hello, I am Erik on Cool Hunting.

Little Gestalten featured in the September issue of Monocle. ""Beautifully illustrated and uniquely presented, the line is a gift for godparents looking for one."

Hallo, ich bin Erik reviewed in the Süddeutsche Zeitung's August 28 issue, both in print and digital.

Hide and Seek on Co.DESIGN. "Escape to the glorious middle of nowhere in these sanctuaries, in mountaintops, prairies, forests, and seasides around the world."

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.