1. Erik Spiekermann - Putting Back the Face into Typeface

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    Typographer, graphic designer and businessman Erik Spiekermann has created timeless, influential and, yes, Meta-physical work over the past three decades. Next to founding MetaDesign and FontShop,…

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    • Erik Spiekermann: Putting Back the Face into Typeface (with Spanish Subtitles)

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      SPANISH SUBTITLES KINDLY PROVIDED BY THE TYPOGRAPHY SECTION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BUENOS AIRES. Typographer, graphic designer and businessman Erik Spiekermann has created timeless, influential and,…

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      • Shepard Fairey - Obey to be Better!

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        Introducing the American artist Shepard Fairey is a bit like explaining whose portrait he famously altered for the "Hope" campaign that was widely used by Barack Obama's supporters in 2008. Since…

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        • Reza Abedini — Identity and Definition

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          For Tehran-born and Amsterdam-based designer, Reza Abedini, graphic design is not merely a visual art form but "a value". Combining traditional and contemporary types in his own body of work—logos,…

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          • The Monocle Guide to Better Living (Extended Version)

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            Monocle is one of the most successful magazines to be developed in the past decade. Armed with an unmistakable sense of aesthetics and journalistic tenacity, its team—led by editor-in-chief Tyler…

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            • Studio on Fire: Deeply Impressed

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              Without dispute, Studio on Fire are masters of the design and letterpress world. Their impossibly detailed work, featured in Gestalten's Impressive: Printmaking, Letterpress & Graphic Design, is the…

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              • Andrew Losowsky – Ready For Press

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                Although the way we read may change, our passion for the written word is left unaffected by format. Who would know better than NYC-based editor, writer, and consultant Andrew Losowksy, whom we met…

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                • Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès: Winning the Match

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                  Typographer, graphic designer, researcher, and writer Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès is the founder of the Khatt Foundation, Center for Arabic Typography, which is dedicated to advancing design research…

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                  • Blank Slate – A Comprehensive Library of Photographic Templates

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                    Blank Slate provides graphic designers and advertisers with 1,000 photographic templates of everyday objects for the true-to-life and convincing presentation of their designs—from shopping bags and…

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                    • They are Dandies: The Return of the Elegant Gentlemen

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                      In a world of uniformity and globalized styles, only some cultivated gentlemen retain their independence over the way they dress and live. Gestalten's new book "I am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant…

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