The Still Life

In Product Presentation and Editorial Design

Still life is a classic back in bloom. The Still Life showcases the evolution of this age-old genre in striking product portraiture by some of today’s most imaginative photographers, designers, and stylists.

In contrast with the immobility of the objects it depicts, still life has been speedily making a comeback onto contemporary platforms—from glossy magazines to Instagram feeds. This book showcases new directions in product portraiture by some of our time's most imaginative photographers, designers, and stylists.

Still life staples such as dead game and fruit bowls can still be seen in today’s of-the-moment arrangements, but they are now presented alongside the latest fashion accessories or luxury gadgets. The elaborate tabletops, collages, installations, and photographic illustrations featured in The Still Life bridge past and present, and skillfully meld elements of scenography and sculpture with the art of selling.

The book illustrates how a combination of quality handcraft and inspired flair are being used to put familiar products into surprising new contexts, ranging from minimalistic understatement to opulent glamour. The included examples meticulously style objects into elaborate compositions that bridge past and present, and skillfully meld elements of scenography and sculpture with the art of selling. 

Editors: Gestalten & Anna Sinofzik
Release date: September 2015
Format: 24.5 × 33 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, 288 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-581-3

SHIPPING COSTS

  • Free shipping to Germany and the USA.
  • Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

  • For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:

    • Germany & USA : € 0,-
    • European Union: € 10,-
    • ROW (All other): € 40,-

Shipping costs will be assessed during checkout based on the full value of goods purchased.


The shipping cost doesn’t account for any import taxes/customs fees. These fees are not under our control and apply according to the regulations of your selected country of delivery. Please refer to your local customs authorities for more information.


PAYMENT
For shipments to addresses within Germany, payments can be made using a bank transfer, credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.
For deliveries outside of Germany, payments can be made using a credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

SHIPPING

Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Orders are usually received within 2-3 working days for orders placed within Germany, 2-6 working days for those placed within the EU, Switzerland, and Norway. Orders placed within the US will be delivered within 3-7 working days after receiving your order confirmation. Deliveries to all other territories will take 10-14 working days.

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays. Deliveries are not made on Sundays and other public holidays. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

RETURNS

Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.
In contrast with the immobility of the objects it depicts, still life has been speedily making a comeback onto contemporary platforms—from glossy magazines to Instagram feeds. This book showcases new directions in product portraiture by some of our time's most imaginative photographers, designers, and stylists.

Still life staples such as dead game and fruit bowls can still be seen in today’s of-the-moment arrangements, but they are now presented alongside the latest fashion accessories or luxury gadgets. The elaborate tabletops, collages, installations, and photographic illustrations featured in The Still Life bridge past and present, and skillfully meld elements of scenography and sculpture with the art of selling.

The book illustrates how a combination of quality handcraft and inspired flair are being used to put familiar products into surprising new contexts, ranging from minimalistic understatement to opulent glamour. The included examples meticulously style objects into elaborate compositions that bridge past and present, and skillfully meld elements of scenography and sculpture with the art of selling. 

Design & Fashion English Fashion Photography Visual Culture

Editors Gestalten & Anna Sinofzik
Release date: September 2015
Format: 24.5 × 33 cm
Features: Full color, hardcover, 288 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-581-3

SHIPPING COSTS

  • Free shipping to Germany and the USA.
  • Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

  • For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:

    • Germany & USA : € 0,-
    • European Union: € 10,-
    • ROW (All other): € 40,-

Shipping costs will be assessed during checkout based on the full value of goods purchased.


The shipping cost doesn’t account for any import taxes/customs fees. These fees are not under our control and apply according to the regulations of your selected country of delivery. Please refer to your local customs authorities for more information.


PAYMENT
For shipments to addresses within Germany, payments can be made using a bank transfer, credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.
For deliveries outside of Germany, payments can be made using a credit card, PayPal, or via Amazon Pay.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

SHIPPING

Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Orders are usually received within 2-3 working days for orders placed within Germany, 2-6 working days for those placed within the EU, Switzerland, and Norway. Orders placed within the US will be delivered within 3-7 working days after receiving your order confirmation. Deliveries to all other territories will take 10-14 working days.

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays. Deliveries are not made on Sundays and other public holidays. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

RETURNS

Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.


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