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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    • 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…

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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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        • Alex Binnie and Duncan X: The Art of Pain | Forever: The New Tattoo


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          A new tattoo underground has emerged in recently years and their cutting-edge visuals go far beyond the tattoo mainstream. Visual artist Alex Binnie is a legend within the international tattoo scene…

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          • Jessica Hische: From Berlin With Love


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            In a recent two-day Gestalten workshop, participants worked closely with Jessica Hische (a letterer, illustrator, and crazy cat lady known for her silly side projects and occasional foul mouth, as…

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            • Henrik Vibskov — How to Fashion Art


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              To describe Henrik Vibskov as merely a fashion designer would be a vast understatement. As an artist, passionate musician, innovative stage designer, and head of his trendsetting eponymous fashion…

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              • Oliver Jeffers: A Quantum of Physics


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                Oliver Jeffers is a world-famous creator of picture books for children, such as the award-winning Lost and Found. With his captivating paintings, collages, installations, and collaborative works—presented…

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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…

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                  • Bompas and Parr: Return of the Jelly Knights


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                    Taking the term to whole new levels, the British food and design consultancy duo Sam Bompas and Harry Parr has breathed new, refreshingly artifical, and entertaining life into what is known as "food…

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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,…

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