The book Design Shifts – Talks, Discourse, Typo–/Graphic Posters documents 10 years of various talks in the Media Design programme at DHBW Ravensburg, Germany. On 248 pages, the publication presents more than 100 event posters and graphic experiments for international guest lectures. As a visual response to each talk, design professor Klaus Birkand committed students, lecturers and alumni designed individual typographic posters for the respective events. The poster compilation is supplemented by short descriptions of all lectures, as well as five contemporary essays by selected former speakers: Sarah Boris, Nina Juric, Sarah Owens, Florian Pfeffer, Roland Stieger.
The book is published by Prima.Publikationen (Stuttgart / Basel), a young publishing house for design and artists books, founded by Ephraim Ebertshäuser and Marina Gärtner of studio it’s mee who designed the book.