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Dot Dot Dash!

Gestalten Books

Dot Dot Dash! is brought to you by the editors of Pictoplasma and Pictoplasma 2. Expanding on the widely popular subject of contemporary character design, this definitive volume showcases an up-to-date survey of the personalities and characters that have entered the third dimension.

Dos Logos

Almost three years after putting our worldwide bestseller Los Logos together, Gestalten announces its much-anticipated follow-up. Dos Logos presents extensive examples of contemporary logo design in even greater depth and charts new developments in the field.

Done in the same format as the first volume, Dos Logos explores the exceptional visual language and stylistic approaches to logo creation by designers from around the globe. It is thoroughly indexed, catalogued by subject and systematically structured according to various search criteria.

doku/fiction: Mouse on Mars

Using Mouse on Mars' songs, albums and concerts as inspiration, 37 artists, musicians, designers and academics have created commentaries, paintings, drawings and collages for this book. The results gathered here document the visual, artistic and theoretical contexts of modern electronic music as well as a range of personal interpretations of what it’s like to experience it.


A seasoned observer Rian Hughes aka Device is a gifted and often copied illustrator. With his trademark catalogue style of classic 50s and 60s Martini ads and a trained eye for vital details he creates consistent, self-contained settings on posters, book jackets, advertisements or record sleeves.


Today’s designers are taking on more responsibility in modern city designs, which entails profound interdisciplinary knowledge starting with ergonomics, sanitation, family structures and living mobility and behaviours. There’s also an inherent trend of industrial products appearing increasingly similar using design to differentiate and the same can be said about cities, relying on designers to lend them a clear profile.

Der kleine Besserwisser

Was ist ein Meta-Tag, was ein DLT? Wie groß ist eigentlich DIN A0 in Zoll? Was beinhaltet die Einräumung des nicht-exklusiven Nutzungsrechts?

Der kleine Besserwisser beinhaltet aktuelles Grundsatzwissen für die konstant wachsende Gestaltungsbranche. Das kompakte Handbuch bietet genau das interdisziplinäre Know-how, das die inhaltliche und gestalterische Verflechtung der verschiedenen Medien sowie die zunehmenden Einflüsse angrenzender Disziplinen heutzutage von Designern erfordern.

Data Flow 2

Data Flow ist ein Bestseller. Das Interesse an anspruchsvoller und ästhetischer Visualisierung von komplexen Informationen ist groß und wächst weiter. Immer mehr Grafiker, Werbeagenturen, Motion Designer und Künstler befassen sich mit diesem Thema. Immer neue Techniken und Ausdrucksformen werden dabei entwickelt.

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