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Meet Brian Bent

Get to Know the Painter, Musician, Surfer, Skater, and Hot Rod Enthusiast
Posted by Gestalten—03/2017

Brian Bent is a true inspiration working in various creative fields, developing a unique and recognizable style that is inspired by the early 60s. He is an artist, surfer, skater, and a minister at the Hod Rod church. He paints on most of his clothes, cars, boards, skates, and other available canvases. San Diego is not only the locale where he lives, but where he met up with filmmaker Taylor Filasky for this biopic.

Take a peak into Brian's home in our new book Surf Shacks. Edited by surf-centric blog Indoek, the volume is an eclectic compilation of creative surfer’s homes from coast to coast and overseas.

Surf Shacks

Posted by Gestalten—05/2017

Surf Odyssey

Posted by Gestalten—06/2016

The Drive: Collector's Edition

Posted by Gestalten—07/2016

One Year on a Bike

Posted by Gestalten—01/2017

A Travel Guide to Munich

A Rich Heritage with Modern Twists
Posted by Gestalten—09/2017

A Travel Guide to Lisbon

Getting Steamy in the Capital of Portugal
Posted by Gestalten—09/2017

A Travel Guide to Stockholm

Style and Elegance in the Swedish Capital
Posted by Gestalten—07/2017

The Pencil Perfect Launch

Join Us and Editor Caroline Weaver in New York
Posted—03/2017

Preview Our Latest Release Surf Shacks

See How Surfers Around the World Live
Posted by Gestalten—03/2017

Explore Rome

The Monocle Travel Guide Series Takes You to the Italian Capital
Posted by Gestalten—03/2017

A Travel Guide to Berlin

Get to Know Gestalten’s Hometown with Monocle and Gestalten.tv
Posted by Gestalten—02/2017

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