No Place, nowhere: 5 Years for Conceptual Art


Design Istanbul Tasarımı
If there is one expression that describes Istanbul, then it is the “dancing city”: loud and impetuous, raw and wild, passionate and ecstatic. These characteristics shape the young designers of the city and the ideas with which they respond to an internationally dominated design industry.
For the first time, this book presents a comprehensive view of Istanbul’s aspiring and incredibly exciting, but as yet relatively unknown, design scene. Texts and images from over thirty leading designers are complimented by in-depth essays and documentation on the cultural context of Istanbul. 

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November 2010

ISBN 978-3-86678-493-2

16,50 x 22,00 cm

320 Pages

220 colored and 7 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German, English

Marta Herford
Max Borka
preface by
Roland Nachtigäller
with further contributions by Alpay Er and Gökhan Karakus
as well as photo series by Snapshooter Anna Pannekoek
graphic design
Mirko Borsche
The illustrated book was published on the occasion of the exhibition „SPAGAT! – Design Istanbul Tasarımı“, 18 Dezember 2010 to 20 February 2011, Marta Herford.