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Typography

Typography

Explore the past, present, and future of type with Gestalten’s selection of typography books. Our titles celebrate the beauty of both digital fonts and hand-drawn letterforms in a multitude of languages and scripts. Discover the designers transforming the written word through bespoke typefaces and hand-lettering projects.

 

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
Catalog Price: 
$49.95
Shop Price: $49.95
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: 
$39.95
Shop Price: $39.95
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
Status: 
Available at Gestalten Space Berlin
Catalog Price: 
Shop Price: $49.95
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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: 
$60.00
Shop Price: $60.00
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
Status: 
Available at Gestalten Space Berlin
Catalog Price: 
Shop Price: $60.00
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Hand to Type

Hand to Type

Scripts, Hand-Lettering and Calligraphy
The beauty and art of creating handwritten letter forms.
Editors: 
Jan Middendorp & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$55.00
Shop Price: $55.00
Playful Type (Digital Edition)

Playful Type (Digital Edition)

Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts
Typography beyond the typical typeset – a dynamic range of playful and illustrative hand-made typography.
Editors: 
H. Hellige, R. Klanten
Language: 
English
Status: 
Buyable
Studio On Fire

Studio On Fire

Iron Beasts Make Great Beauty
Outstanding work by the trailblazers of the current letterpress movement.
Authors: 
Studio on Fire
Language: 
English
Status: 
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Catalog Price: 
$30.00
Shop Price: $30.00
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Twenty-six characters

Twenty-six characters

An alphabetical book about Nokia Pure
This exploration of Nokia's new typeface, designed by typography icon Bruno Maag, offers inspiration and insight for establishing an indispensable visual language.
Editors: 
Aapo Bovellan & Chris Merrick
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$38.00
Shop Price: $38.00
Type Navigator

Type Navigator

The Independent Foundries Handbook
An essential reference of independent foundries and innovative type designers.
Editors: 
Jan Middendorp & TwoPoints.Net
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$78.00
Shop Price: $78.00
Arabesque 2

Arabesque 2

Graphic Design from the Arab World and Persia
Cutting-edge graphic work from the Arab world and Iran that is emblematic of the cultural emancipation of this entire area.
Editors: 
Ben Wittner, Sascha Thoma
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$68.00
Shop Price: $68.00
Ready to Print

Ready to Print

Handbook for Media Designers
A user-friendly handbook that helps designers to prepare their files for optimal printing.
Authors: 
Kristina Nickel
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$78.00

Special Price: ($78.00)  $54.60

Impressive

Impressive

Printmaking, Letterpress and Graphic Design - Softcover Version
Young designers rediscover the allure of traditional printing.
Editors: 
Gestalten & Floyd Schulze
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$55.00

Special Price: ($55.00)  $38.50

Hyperactivitypography from A to Z

Hyperactivitypography from A to Z

What you always wanted to know about typography but were afraid to ask.
Authors: 
Studio 3
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$29.90

Special Price: ($29.90)  $20.93

Playful Type 2

Playful Type 2

Ephemeral Lettering and Illustrative Fonts
A visual feast of experimental typography and illustrative lettering.
Editors: 
Jan Middendorp & Gestalten
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
$60.00

Special Price: ($60.00)  $42.00

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Impressive

Impressive

Printmaking, Letterpress and Graphic Design
Young designers rediscover the allure of traditional printing.
Editors: 
Gestalten
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
$69.00

Special Price: ($69.00)  $48.30

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Lord of the Logos

Lord of the Logos

Designing the Metal Underground
Heavy metal logos by the master of the genre.
Authors: 
Christophe Szpajdel
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
$55.00

Special Price: ($55.00)  $38.50

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Arabesque

Arabesque

Graphic Design from the Arab World - Softcover Edition
Collection of groundbreaking design work from and inspired by the Arab World and Persia in softcover edition.
Editors: 
Sascha Thoma, Nicolas Bourquin, Ben Wittner
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
$39.95

Special Price: ($39.95)  $27.97

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Oded Ezer

Oded Ezer

The Typographer‘s Guide to the Galaxy
The first publication on the outstanding experimental typography designer Oded Ezer.
Authors: 
Oded Ezer
Language: 
English
Catalog Price: 
$60.00

Special Price: ($60.00)  $42.00

The Little Know-It-All

The Little Know-It-All

Common Sense for Designers
An indispensable manual of what designers need to know to thrive in their growing field of practice.
Editors: 
Gestalten, Michael Mischler, Silja Bilz
Language: 
English
Status: 
Sold Out
Catalog Price: 
$48.00

Special Price: ($48.00)  $33.60

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