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Visual Culture

Visual Culture

For some visual thinkers, the bigger picture is always at the forefront of their mind. Discover new trends and age-old traditions and histories. From photography to illustration to typesetting words on paper, each book highlights inspired projects, inspiring protagonists, and untold stories.

 

Fotos, Grafiken, Illustrationen – wir leben in einer visuellen Welt, die es zu erkunden und zu verstehen gilt. Gestaltens Bücher über visuelle Trends und Themen zeigen, wie wir die Welt begreifen und formen. Von Grafkidesign, über Infografiken bis zu Typografien, jedes Buch zeigt inspirierende Projekte, spannende Charaktere und ungewöhnliche Geschichten.

Visual Journalism

Visual Journalism

Infographics from the World’s Best Newsrooms and Designers
As the world grows more complex, some of the best stories are told through visuals—infographics.
Editors: 
Javier Errea & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€49.90 / $69.00 / £45.00
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Los Logos 8

Los Logos 8

Los Logos 8, the classic compilation and thoughtfully curated showcase of current developments in logo design, delves into the realm of an ever-evolving and always present branding component.
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £40.00
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You're Invited!

You're Invited!

Invitation Design for Every Occasion
Invitations provide the perfect personal touch for everything from private events to opening nights. You’re Invited! is the definitive guide to this versatile and charming medium.
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £40.00
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Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Hiking on Legendary Trails
Explore the world one step at a time. Wanderlust presents legendary walking routes with inviting maps, practical tips, and inspiring landscape photographs.
Editors: 
Gestalten & Cam Honan
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £40.00
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Visual Feast

Visual Feast

Contemporary Food Staging and Photography
Visual Feast reveals a world where food is both an art medium and an edible eccentricity.
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £40.00
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The Pencil Perfect

The Pencil Perfect

The Untold Story of a Cultural Icon
The Pencil Perfect is the tangible tale of the pencil: a utensil that crafts its own story as humans use its sharpened point to write their own.
Authors: 
Caroline Weaver
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€29.90 / $40.00 / £25.00
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One Year on a Bike

One Year on a Bike

From Amsterdam to Singapore
The title says it all: one man, one bike, one long ride, the adventure, the pleasure, and the pain. It is simultaneously a travelogue and visual journey.
Editors: 
Martijn Doolaard & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £40.00
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Graphic Recording

Graphic Recording

Live Illustrations for Meetings, Conferences and Workshops
Graphic Recording – creating live, on-site illustrations to document and visualize presentations, workshops, and meetings – is popular and spreading rapidly. This is the definitive guide.
Editors: 
Anna Lena Schiller & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $55.00 / £35.00
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Graphic Recording

Graphic Recording

Eine Einleitung zum Illustrieren von Meetings, Konferenzen und Workshops
Graphic Recording, eine Technik zum Live-Illustrieren von Präsentationen, Workshops und Tagungen, wird immer beliebter und verbreitet sich rasant. Nun erscheint erstmals ein umfassendes Handbuch.
Editors: 
Anna Lena Schiller & Gestalten
Language: 
Deutsch
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $55.00 / £35.00
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First Things First!

First Things First!

New Branding and Design for New Businesses
Creative outsiders and first-time founders are redefining what used to be called corporate design in a more holistic and playful way. A breath of fresh air from a new breed.
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £35.00
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Look Inside

Look Inside

Cutaway Illustrations and Visual Storytelling
The cutaway illustrations in this book allow our eyes to see what usually remains hidden. They open up houses, bodies, and objects, and allow the individual parts to comprehensively explain the whole.
Editors: 
Juan Velasco, Samuel Velasco, Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £35.00
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Copy Paste

Copy Paste

How Advertising Recycles Ideas
Hidden behind a mask and wearing a cloak of creative curiosity, Joe la Pompe unmasks copycat advertising campaigns and inspires us all to take a closer look.
Authors: 
Joe la Pompe
Editors: 
Mike Koedinger
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $55.00 / £35.00
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The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine

The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine

Smart Editorial Design, Ideas and Journalism
How can infographics help magazines and newspapers succeed? Francesco Franchi, author of Designing News, answers this question in The Intelligent Lifestyle Magazine.
Authors: 
Francesco Franchi, Christian Rocca
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€49.90 / $68.00 / £45.00
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The Tale Of Tomorrow

The Tale Of Tomorrow

Utopian Architecture in the Modernist Realm
The retro-futuristic epoch is one of the most visually spectacular in architecture’s history. The utopian buildings of the 1960s and 1970s never go out of style. This book compiles radical ideas, rediscovered photos, and visionary structures.
Editors: 
Sofia Borges & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€49.90 / $68.00 / £45.00
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PhotoViz

PhotoViz

Visualizing Information Through Photography
The stories told with graphics and infographics are now being visualized through photography. PhotoViz shows how these powerful images are depicting correlations, making the invisible visible, and revealing more detail than classic photojournalism.
Editors: 
Nicholas Felton & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $55.00 / £35.00
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Infinite Space

Infinite Space

Contemporary Residential Architecture and Interiors Photographed by James Silverman
Endless expanses. Interior design, architecture, and spectacular views of sweeping landscapes. Infinite Space showcases James Silverman’s masterful photography of stunning houses.
Editors: 
James Silverman & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £40.00
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Mind the Map

Mind the Map

Illustrated Maps and Cartography
Maps speak a universal language and make the world accessible. A follow-up to our ­best-selling publication A Map of the World, this book features the cutting-edge of creative contemporary cartography.
Editors: 
Antonis Antoniou & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $65.00 / £40.00
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Illusive

Illusive

Contemporary Illustration Part Four
Building on the success of our best-selling Illusive series, this fourth volume is a comprehensive showcase of contemporary illustration that shows how the technique is interacting with different art forms.
Editors: 
John O’Reilly & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€29.90 / $39.95 / £25.00
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The Little Know-It-All

The Little Know-It-All

Common Sense for Designers (expanded and revised edition)
This updated edition of Gestalten's popular reference book gives designers practical answers to questions related to their daily work.
Editors: 
Gestalten, Michael Mischler, Silja Bilz
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
€35.00 / $49.95 / £30.00
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Type Navigator – Special Edition

Type Navigator – Special Edition

The Independent Foundries Handbook
An essential reference of independent foundries and innovative type designers.
Editors: 
Jan Middendorp, TwoPoints.Net
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€29.95 / $39.95 / £25.00
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Der kleine Besserwisser

Der kleine Besserwisser

Grundwissen für Gestalter (aktualisierte und erweiterte Ausgabe)
Was ist ein Favicon? Was eine Korrekturfahne? Was ein Single-Page-Design? Die aktualisierte Ausgabe des erfolgreichen Nachschlagewerks liefert praktische Antworten für die Alltagsfragen von Gestaltern.
Editors: 
Silja Bilz, Michael Mischler, Gestalten
Language: 
Deutsch
Catalog Price: 
€35.00
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Traditional Couture

Traditional Couture

Folkloric Heritage Costumes
Traditional clothing represents the regions where it is produced along with their cultures and handcraft. Its creativity and longevity is inspiring high fashion designers of today and tomorrow.
Authors: 
Photography by Gregor Hohenberg
Editors: 
Gestalten, Gregor Hohenberg, Annett Hohenberg
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€49.90 / $68.00 / £45.00
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Trachten

Trachten

Trachten stehen für Heimat, Tradition, Handwerk. In der Konsequenz und Kreativität ihrer Ausführung sind sie Inspiration für die High-Fashion-Designer von heute und morgen.
Authors: 
Fotografie von Gregor Hohenberg
Editors: 
Gestalten, Gregor Hohenberg, Annett Hohenberg
Language: 
Deutsch
Catalog Price: 
€49.90
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Liquid Spaces

Liquid Spaces

Scenography, Installations and Spatial Experiences
Surprising spatial experiences for all senses: This book features art, interior design, architecture, and striking scenography that leave lasting impressions.
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $55.00 / £35.00
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Super-Modified

Super-Modified

The Behance Book of Creative Work
Behance.com is the world’s largest network for showcasing and discovering creative work. In their first-ever book, Behance’s expert curators share an inside look at the trends driving today’s most exciting art and design creations.
Authors: 
Behance
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $55.00 / £35.00
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The Great Wide Open

The Great Wide Open

New Outdoor and Landscape Photography
Atmospheric photography that follows today’s intrepid adventurers to the most breathtaking places in the world.
Editors: 
Jeffrey Bowman & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Status: 
Buyable
Catalog Price: 
€49.90 / $68.00 / £45.00
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Start Me Up!

Start Me Up!

New Branding for Businesses
Little brand, big effect: Today’s corporate design is being redefined by distinctive visual creativity.
Editors: 
Gestalten & Anna Sinofzik
Language: 
English
Status: 
Back Soon
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £35.00
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The Map Design Toolbox

The Map Design Toolbox

Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design
Together, this book and included DVD are a digital toolbox for designing your own illustrative maps.
Authors: 
Alexander Tibelius
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€35.00 / $49.95 / £30.00
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Los Logos 7

Los Logos 7

Los Logos 7, the latest edition in our Los Logos series, showcases current developments in logo design.
Editors: 
Gestalten Nina C. Müller and Anna Sinofzik
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $49.95 / £35.00
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Visual Families

Visual Families

Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration
A new visual language shows how we can collect, sort, and better understand the subjects and objects of our daily lives.
Editors: 
Antonis Antoniou & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Status: 
Buyable
Catalog Price: 
€39.90 / $60.00 / £35.00
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Hello, I am Erik

Hello, I am Erik

Erik Spiekermann: Typographer, Designer, Entrepreneur
Erik Spiekermann is the epitome of a typographer. This comprehensive book is the first to showcase his body of work and tell the story of his life.
Editors: 
Johannes Erler
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
€45.00 / $60.00 / £40.00
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Hallo, ich bin Erik

Hallo, ich bin Erik

Erik Spiekermann: Schriftgestalter, Designer, Unternehmer
Erik Spiekermann ist zum Inbegriff des Schriftgestalters geworden. Dieses umfangreiche Buch ist die erste Werkschau seines Schaffens.
Editors: 
Johannes Erler
Language: 
Deutsch
Catalog Price: 
€45.00
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