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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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

Introducing Original Man

An Interview with Patrick Grant
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Design Favorites: Modern Classics

Clean lines, rich materials, careful craftsmanship — we present some of our favorite items for original men.
Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Recent Book Releases

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Hello, I am Erik featured on AIGA.

Original Man on Man Got Style.

Beyond the Street reviewed in Art Spezial "Street Art".

Hide and Seek recommended in Prokom's 04/2014 issue.

Robert Klanten interviewed in Inforadio's program Vis á Vis.

Gestalten Pavilion featured on the website of French daily Le Figaro.

Berlin Wonderland is recommended as "sehr gut/very good" in tip & zitty special issue "BERLIN Art l Kunst".

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