Unfold’s Printing Things in Taiwan

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2014
Posted by Gestalten—04/2014

From May 2 to October 12, the 2014 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale (TCB) is sure to establish at Yinnge Ceramics Museum in New Taipei City, Taiwan, as one of the institutions at the forefront of contemporary ceramics. 

The exhibition will be open to the public for five month. On show this year is a rich variety of beautiful and innovative projects of 58 selected international artists, designers, architects and makers, offering an expansive overview of key trends in contemporary international ceramics. As the curator of the 2014 TCB, Wendy Gers brings in 3-D printed ceramics as one of the four main themes of the exhibition.

Unfold, co-editor of our new book Printing Things: Visions and Essentials for 3D Printing, will be exhibiting their projects L'Artisan Electronique and Stratigraphic MAnufactury. Clearly referring to the artisanal process of working in clay, Unfold's ceramic 3D printer has a great resonance with the way traditional potters handled clay by building a form out of coils of clay. Its virtual pottery wheel on the other hand, is a digital tool to 'turn' forms in thin air. Other featured artists from the book such as Jonathan Keep and InFlexions’s Francois Brument will also be part of the exhibition, engaging ceramic practices and 3D techniques in new historical trajectories.

l'Artisan Electronique from Unfold on Vimeo.

More about the exhibition, click here.

A Crafty Outline Stencil Sans

Designed by Martin Aleith, the new Gestalten font QUANTEN combines geometric design with calligraphic elegance. In a new interview with Aleith, we leave aside the standard questions and talk in depth about the actual design process of his new font.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Photography for Wanderlust

A selection of photography from our recent book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity to let your imagination run wild.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

An Interview with Autoban

Istanbul design studio Autoban just completed one of their biggest projects to date, the new terminal at Baku International Airport. In an interview for their Gestalten book, Seyhan Özdemir and Sefer Çağlar explain their approach to design.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Favorite Tents for Outsiders

Calling all romantics, adventurers, and restless spirits: here’s a selection of the best tents from our book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Creativity.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Better Smoking

Michael Wickert has founded Glut & Späne, Berlin's first sustainable fish smokehouse. With their fish now available at Gestalten Pavilion, we glimpse behind the scenes.
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014

Michael Wickert spends the day handling sea salt, juniper berries, beechwood kindling and a big oven. And fish. Lots of fish. 

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Wheels & Waves Review #02

Posted by Angie—07/2014

“The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.” – Rich Ridgeway

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Two-day Workshop with Erik Spiekermann

Advanced Letterpress Workshop
Posted—07/2014

PLEASE READ: Due to changes in schedules, our upcoming workshop with Erik Spiekermann, which was previously scheduled for July 25–26 has been changed to August 7–8, 2014. 

Erik Spiekermann is the epitome of a typographer. With his typefaces, commercial projects, and enterprises, he has shaped the world of graphic design like no other. Gestalten proudly teams up with Erik Spiekermann to host a series of letterpress workshops at his newly opened P98A gallery.  

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Hello, I am Erik

The German Letterman
Posted by Angie—07/2014

Gestalten.tv meets with Erik Spiekermann, who has been “suffering from typomania” all his life. 

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Celebrating New Outdoor Creativity
Posted—05/2014

The Chamber of Curiosity on Yatzer. "A book of pioneering interior design that focuses on telling the story behind the interiors themselves (...)."

Oasis on GEO.de. "Der Bildband "Oasis" zeigt die schönsten Rückzugsorte dieser Welt (...). Allein das Blättern sorgt für eine kurze Alltagsflucht."

Berlin Wonderland on Intellectures.

Berlin Wonderland on Deutsche Welle.

The Outsiders featured in the July issue of Au Arkkitehtiuutiset.

Gestalten Pavilion recommended in tip Berlin's summer special.

Berlin Wonderland on a double-page spread in the July/August issue of Groove.

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