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—11/2014
Products, brands, and ideas that capture the evolving ethos of today’s outdoor and lifestyle entrepreneurs.
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The Age of Collage

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Spontaneous, irreverent, and personal, collage fits more perfectly into our current world than almost any other artistic technique.
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Designing News

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Francesco Franchi’s perceptive book about the future of the news and media industries in our digital age.
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Visual Storytelling

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
Visualizing information in the most elegant, entertaining, and informative ways.
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The Monocle Guide to Better Living

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
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.
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Out of the Blue

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
A compelling and instructive overview of Finnish design—past and present.
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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.

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Antique Recipe in a Modern Design

Gestalten × Borgmann1772 Limited Edition
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

“You Have To Be an All-Rounder to Start on Your Own.”

Naomi Bijlefeld on the geometry of the OFORM jewelry collection and what it takes to make it as an independent designer.
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Joost Grootens

On Creative Mapping and Editorial Design
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

The Neck Pouch Gets a Makeover

An Interview with Early’s Designer Valerie Sietzy
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Knife and Fork featured on Mint.

Berlin Wonderland on bone.

The Outsiders recommended on Mint.

I am Dandy in DOVE's December/January issue.

Original Man featured on 20 minutos.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended as a holiday gift on ocelot,.

Alphabetics on Grain Edit. "Each of the alphabet’s twenty-six letters is depicted with an awesome alliteration—not to mention an illuminating illustration—that will captivate and stimulate young minds.

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