About

{ths} run by graphic designer Thomas Schostok was founded 1999, is a graphic design production company that operates from print to web design, art direction, brand / identity and type design. The studio is based in Essen/Germany.

HISTORY
Started with graphic design at the beginning of the 90’s, Thomas Schostok works at the crossroads of fine art and graphic design. Still focusing on web and print design, {ths} also had international exhibitions. His love for typography can always admired in his art and design work. For his project entitled ›BEAST Magazine – The Bible of Inspiration‹, 2001, Thomas Schostok invites artists and designers to participate, providing a perfect example of how technology can provide alternative means of publication. In 2002 {ths} co-founded The Cape Arcona Type Foundry, a type foundry that produces and digital typefaces and creates custom and corporate typefaces.

BOOKS
{ths} has released 2 monographs about art and design to date
2017, ›Almost Ready‹, self published
2013, ›{ths} Mr. Trash‹, eBook
2008, ›{ths} Mr. Trash‹, sold out
2008, ›{ths} Hard Blow‹, Rojo® Editions

LECTURES
2010, ›{ths}: Art and Typography‹, Galeria Design – BWA Wrocław, Poland
2010, ›Reflektor 3: Spieltrieb‹, FH Dortmund, Germany
2006, ›33PT‹, FH Dortmund, Germany
2006, ›Speaker’s Corner‹, Münster, Germany
2004, ›BD4D‹, Mannheim, Germany

PUBLISHED WORKS (SELECTED)
Reflektor 3, Fachhochschule Dortmund
Typo Lyrics, Slanted
Type Addicted, victionary:workshop limited
Custom Kicks, Laurence King Publishing
New Typographics…, Pie Books
The 1000 Journals Project, Chronicle Books
Data Pilot 1.0
On Barcelona, Actar
Slanted Magazine
Bulgaria Magazine
Nihao
Vierkant Magazin
rebel:art #01
Clubspottin 3.0
Bloodwars Magazine
Bloodwars, Volume One
Computer Arts Project
Computer Arts
Rethink Redesign Reconstruct
Salir Magazine
Cold, Rojo®
Revista AB Magazine
FreeFonts!
WebDesign Magazine
PAGE
Creative Review Mag
XFUNS Magazine
eDesign Magazine
DigitalXposure
PortfoliosOnline
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