ThingsCon Berlin

The Future of Hardware
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

One week to go! On May 2–3, ThingsCon will be hosting a rich two-day program about the future of hardware business ranging from wearables and connected devices to 3D printing and new manufacturing techniques.

Through talks, workshops and intimate sessions, an international line-up of 35 top notch speakers will cover everything it takes to grow a hardware product from prototype to scaling business, helping participants build the companies of tomorrow. From open source medical hardware, startup pitches, designing for large-scale manufacturing and business models to personal founder stories as well as topics on ethics and sustainability—the program couldn't be more diverse. Details on all workshops (on May 2) and keynote presentations (on May 3) at Beta Haus and Kalkscheune can be found online.

A few tickets are still available, but for those who won't able to attend: Connect with the hardware folks on Twitter, so you can stay tuned for the most recent news around the conference.

Gestalten is also teaming up with ThingsCon to launch our new book Printing Things: Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing during the conference. Edited by Unfold, Printing Things is an inspirational exploration of the creative potential of 3D printing and offers both professionals and interested laypersons an introduction into the paradigm-shifting topic of 3D printing. It not only provides a useful overview of machines, tools, and processes, but also showcases trendsetting designers and their projects. The book is also available in German: Dinge drucken.

Printing Things

Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
An inspirational and understandable exploration of the creative potential of 3D printing that introduces outstanding projects, key experts, and the newest technologies.
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Dinge drucken

Wie 3D-Drucken das Design verändert
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
Eine inspirierende und verständliche Einführung in das kreative Potenzial von 3D-Druck, anhand von herausragenden Projekten, zentralen Köpfen und neuesten Technologien.
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Two-Day Workshop with Joost Grootens

Creative Mapping and Editorial Design with Head of the Master Information Design at Design Academy Eindhoven
Posted—08/2014

Great Kitchens from Gestalten Books

We have selected some of our favorite kitchen designs from our architecture books of the past year.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

The Four Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Sustainable architecture has to think further than just ecological issues, the architect Hans Drexler argues.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

"We see traveling as a family as a great benefit, not a challenge"

An interview with Adam and Emily Harteau of Our Open Road, who embarked on a road trip when their child was born—and have been going ever since.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

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