A more sustainable future is yet to be built, but through collective action, the next generation could have it in their sights.
How does one pitch a book idea to Little Gestalten? Or perhaps how to choose what aesthetic style the characters should be depicted in? Following the release of Sun and Shiro and the Polka-Dot Snake, we caught up with the author and illustrator Hiyoko Imai to discover her creative processes and inspirations. Read more
The feelings we share, desires that compel us, and emotions that rouse individuals, they are all feelings that are experienced by others. From a warm sense of adoration to unsettling loneliness, from angry to laughing, regardless of religion or ethnicity, we all share the same feelings as other humans. Argentine graphic designer Marcos Farina is the playful illustrator behind You and Me and Everybody Else. Read more
Moving between the fantastical world of numbers, science, and expressive artistry—Daniela Olejníková has an illustrative style that was informed by her creative youth in Bratislava, Slovakia. Scientist parents and an endless supply of books influenced a whimsical style that bridges fact and fiction, which is displayed beautifully in our new Little Gestalten book. Read more
Numbers help the world go round, a world without numbers is unimaginable. They are found everywhere and help humanity make sense of the world. Without them, much of today's daily life would be drastically different. Which begs the question, numbers are one of the most valuable innovations ever. Delve into the story of math for children through In Great Numbers. Read more
The playful artworks of Carla McRae's follow a ‘less is more’ design approach. Focused on creating more minimal, simple imagery that plays on geometry and abstraction, she says, "I try to always create an image that is optimistic or focuses on hopeful solutions." On the art of illustrating a picture book, she reflects on the processes used for Let's Play Outdoors! Read more