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Slanted.de ist ein Weblog, das Typografie und Gestaltung zu seinem Thema macht. 2004 gegründet, ist er inzwischen zu einem wichtigen Design-Portal und Diskussions-Forum im deutschsprachigen Raum herangewachsen.

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Euclid—Typeface Mystery No. 1

More than three years after the release of their first typeface monograph,  Swiss Typefaces is proud to announce the launch of a new book. Euclid—Typeface Mystery No.1 was conceived and designed by Hubertus Design. The typographic tome of 264 pages is a feast for the eyes, built around a story that will send a chill down your spine. For their second book, they invited Hubertus Design to work on the concept and art direction. The Zurich-based studio was given carte blanche for a book that would… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Forward Festival Hamburg 2021

„Always keep moving Forward!“ After a very successful Online-Only-Event in March, Forward Festival is returning with a hybrid format on July 1st and 2nd, 2021 in Hamburg: Forward Festival Hamburg 2021 — Comeback of Creativity Between Post-Digitization and Community-Thinking. Forward Festival is a renowned conference for the local and international creative industries, established in 2015. The festival’s self declared mission is to serve as a platform for creative people and to promote inspiration… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Speaking in Tongues

Studio Last invites you to their Speaking in Tongues Group Exhibition at Blake & Vargas, starting from June 11th to July 18th, 2021. Feat. works and editions by: Angelika Loderer Anna Lena Grey Carolin Eidner Christian Hoosen David Schiesser Dorothy Iannone Garrett Nelson Lotte Meret Nat Marcus Sarah Bernauer Una Szeemann Young Dancers Group The Speaking in Tongues—Group exhibition at Blake & Vargas brings together work by artists who explore the body as a transformative vessel… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Support „Flexible Visual Systems“ on Kickstarter

Yesterday, the Kickstarter-campaign for Flexible Visual System s started, a book initiated by TwoPoints.Net, which is not just another book by the design studio based in Hamburg, Berlin, and Barcelona.—It is Martin Lorenz’s once-in-a-lifetime book and now he needs your help to make it become real: Support „Flexible Visual Systems“ on Kickstarter! Flexible Visual System s is the design manual for contemporary visual identities. It teaches you a variety of approaches on how to design flexible… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Quirkwood

Another day, another typeface! We are happy to introduce you to the typeface Quirkwood — By  Canadatype : Quirkwood was Robby Woodard’s pandemic project. During all the craziness and uncertainty surrounding lockdowns and work-from-home mandates, the veteran designer decided to revisit the classic Egyptienne / Italienne / French Clarendon aesthetic and make it his very own with two extra spoons of fun and a generous dollop of cheer. Quirkwood is what we have after his typographic bender, and we… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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picto-, ideo-

We are delighted to announce that picto-, ideo- — by Johannes Bergerhausen and Ilka Helmig is now available at Slanted Shop! On the occasion of the exhibition Pictograms, Signs of Life, Emojis: The Society of Signs  at the Leopold-Hoesch-Museum Düren 2020 and at the Museum für Neue Kunst Freiburg 2021 the publication picto-, ideo- — By Johannes Bergerhausen and Ilka Helmig was published.  Designer and researcher Johannes Bergerhausen and artist Ilka Helmig focus on the unknown and… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Büro Destruct 4

It is a great honor for us to publish the fourth monograph of the Swiss design studio Büro Destruct. Büro Destruct 4 not only presents the best of the realized projects of the past twelve years, but also intermediate steps, discards, experiments, and inspiration. In contrast to the strict and somewhat restrained Swiss Style of the 1960s, Büro Destruct stands for design without the handbrake on. Apparently everything is possible. It can be humorous, loud, colorful and zeitgeisty. At the same time… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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TypeTogether

Today, we would like to put TypeTogether, founded by Veronika Burian and José Scaglione, who met while completing their Master’s degrees in type design at University of Reading in the spotlight: Whether for screens or in print, the TypeTogether type foundry specializes in creating multiscript editorial fonts for the general public as well as custom typefaces for discerning clients. They are one of the leaders in instituting the variable font format alongside the usual OpenType and TrueType formats… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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3rd Session TypeTech MeetUp 2020/21

At the end of the week will take place the 3rd Session TypeTech MeetUp 2020/21 — Tools and Collaborative Type Design. Starting this Friday, June 18th, 2021 starting at 4:30 p.m. (CET). TTM’s new online format spans a ten-month period and is divided into four sessions, each focused on a specific topic. Every evening is structured in two parts. The first part will include three presentations, each followed by a short break to get to know each other. Part two will be a facilitated discussion session… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Makers Bibles: München and Voralpen

Today is a perfect day to browse our  Slanted Shop and discover new publications. Therefore we would like to present you Makers Bibles: München and Voralpen — Handgemachte Qualität, which are worth a look: Makers Bible München The Makers Bible München is a guide about makers & crafters, Händler Gastgeber (engl.: retailers and restaurants). The publication will be published in German language and contains a large number of real craftsmen and craftswomen who still produce in their city. The… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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DIN—A Basicly Podcast

Let us introduce you to DIN— A Basicly Podcast initiated by students at the Berlin University of the Arts. What exactly are the basics? And who decides what is fundamental? Based on these and other questions, the student-podcast DIN looks at the personal, social, and political consequences of the fundamentals in art and design. Together with their guests from fields of science, teaching, and practice, DIN combines both theoretical and practical perspectives to form possible constellations around… learn more

Slanted  Henrike Uthe | 
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Ou(te)r Space: Course as Collective Manifesto

Full of new visual ideas, bursting with young dynamism: Ou(te)r Space: Course as Collective Manifesto — By Jeremiah Chiu is now available at  Slanted Shop! Ou(te)r Space: Course as Collective Manifesto — By Jeremiah Chiu contains the work of 21 high school students that participated in the (virtual) Graphic Design section at Otis College of Art & Design’s Summer of Art in July of 2020. The month-long course, led by Jeremiah Chiu, was proposed to the students as a four-part experimental and… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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Yearbook 2020: In limbo

We’d like to present you the Yearbook 2020: In limbo of the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design! The ninth edition of the y earbook of the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle is dedicated to the main topic „In limbo“ and thus describes the state and feeling that has accompanied the artschool since last spring. On more than 150 pages as well as with digitally available contributions, it is presented how the Corona pandemic has changed the everyday life of the… learn more

Slanted  Burg Giebichenstein | 
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Porto Design Biennale 2021

The program for the Porto Design Biennale 2021 (PDB’2021) — Second Edition is closed. Taking place between June 2nd to July 25th in the cities of Porto and Matosinhos, the event will organize more than 49 activities that aim to stimulate the interest of design in promoting new discourses and practices that can integrate the prospective capacity of the discipline to outline innovative solutions for collective problems. Exhibitions, conferences, workshops, and publications make up the programmatic… learn more

Slanted  Nina Steimel | 
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FOTODOKS: Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography

From today for four weeks, the FOTODOKS: Festival for Contemporary Documentary Photography — A house is a house is a house will present its tenth edition:  A group exhibition with an interdisciplinary accompanying program and an extensive publication. Together, the contributions reflect the current understanding of home. Twelve photo projects, often developed over many years and shaped by personal experience, and the multi-perspective festival program with lectures, readings, and discussions, open up… learn more

Slanted  claudia illi | 

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