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Graphic Days® Eyes On the Netherlands

Graphic Days® Eyes On the Netherland s is launching an international event in collaboration with Graphic Matters  and the Embassy and Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Italy to present the best of Dutch visual design in Turin. Graphic Days® is a cultural project dedicated to international visual design. Since its first edition, Graphic Days® has hosted a different guest country in an exhibition named Eyes On. The project aims at presenting the excellence of the visual… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— GraphicDays | 

Brasilia #7 Togetherseparate

BRASILIA #7 TOGETHERSEPARATE is now available at Slanted Shop! BRASILIA is a monothematic magazine made by design students at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Hanover. The seventh issue was released in March 2021 and is dedicated to the topic togetherseparate. to|geth|er|sep|a|rate (to drift apart; to relate remotely); BRASILIA traces collective and collaborative practices for design and living, making them the focus of attention. What happens when ingrained forms of togetherness are… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Brasilia Magazin | 

Junge Grafik Award 2021

From now on, projects from young graphic talents can be submitted to Junge Grafik until June 14th, 2021, for the Swiss competition Junge Grafik Award 2021! Great graphic work is being made in Swiss schools and universities—the makers of the Junge Grafik Award 2021 (Engl.: Young Graphic Award 2021) are certain of this. That’s why the association has created an award for Swiss graphic talents in training. The idea is simple: Young graphic talents should be able to show their works outside of school… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 


Today, we would like to present you Latinotype, a Chilean independent type foundry: The power of letters combining to form words to communicate thought is monumental. From scribbling on cave walls and stone tablets, to writing on paper and typing them out, words have been a fundamental part of life as we know it for thousands of years. Words tell our story, evoke emotion and action. They are essential.   And so Latinotype formed, a group of graphic designers, type designers, account managers… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 

Limited Special Edition A.I. LOQI Bag

On the occasion of our upcoming issue Slanted Magazine #37—AI (end of May), a limited special edition of 200 pieces has been produced. We teamed up with Berlin-based brand LOQI to create a water resistant bag of high-quality presenting the artwork Neural Zoo by Sofia Crespo. Neural Zoo is an exploration of the ways creativity works: the recombination of known elements into novel ones. These images resemble nature, but it is an imagined nature that has been rearranged. Our visual cortex… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Julia Kahl | 

Kapsel Magazin

Today is a perfect day to browse our  Slanted Shop and discover new publications. Therefore we would like to present you Kapsel magazine, which is worth a look: Kapsel is dedicated to science fiction from China. Each issue presents a short story that has never before been published in Germany. At the same time, the issues start a conversation about the future, China and literature. The story in the third issue is entitled 绝对诊断 Kapsel 03 – Die perfekte Diagnose (Engl.: The Perfect Diagnosis)… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 

Making of Slanted Magazine #37—AI

Slanted Magazine #37—AI (Artificial Intelligence) is in production and will be out soon! The cover was digitally printed by Limego, no two are alike, each magazine has a unique design by the artist duo Crosslucid. The content was offset printed by our longtime partner Stober Medien on Fedrigoni’s wonderful papers. Available for preorder at a discounted price for a short time only or subscribe to Slanted Magazine until June 30th and receive the limited special edition bag by LOQI with an… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Julia Kahl | 

The Absurdity of the Moment

We would like to invite you to visit the poster exhibition The Absurdity of the Moment — Letterpress Posters by Dafi Kühne which will take place at the Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich until August 1st, 2021. In addition to the exhibition in the museum, there is also the possibility to view the posters online. In early 2020, the new, highly contagious Coronavirus began to spread across the globe. Even Switzerland, an affluent country with little experience in dealing with crises, has been affected… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 

Science Notes Magazin

We are happy to present you the sixth issue of the Science Notes Magazin—Das Magazin für Wissen und Gesellschaft.  Science Notes Magazin is „The Magazine for Science and Society,“ as the subtitle translates. Which summarizes the magazine’s mission quite nicely: It wants to present science as an integral part of modern societies, as both inspired by and beneficial for these societies. Many science magazines concentrate on showing mere scientific outcomes, either with some kind of educational purpose… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Sandra Teschow | 

Typeface of the Month: Albula Pro

We are happy to present our new Typeface of the Month: Albula Pro by the young type design studio Serpentype based in Zurich, Switzerland.   Albula Pro is a contemporary geometric sans with a charismatic and elegant touch. Inspired by geometry and enhanced with unique form-details. The shapes are optically corrected in order to ensure an excellent reading experience and a broad professional use. Albula Pro is an ideal choice to make your design and layout stand out. It performs perfectly in… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 

GLYPHS—The Alphabetic Perfume Collection

We would like to introduce you to Autobahn’s and Mark Buxton’s launch of GLYPHS—The Alphabetic Perfume Collection on Kickstarter from May 1st, 2021. Support the project now. We can see, hear, and even feel letters, but how would it smell if our alphabet were available in scent? Rob Stolte of design agency Autobahn and master perfumer Mark Buxton have investigated this. It resulted in the first three unique and wearable to share perfumes that represent the historical origin of the letters A, B… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Autobahn | 


Magnet is Frere-Jones Type’s first font release from an external designer. Inga Plönnig is an independent type designer based in Berlin, and probably one of the most promising new designers to enter the type design field in recent years. Thats why the team at Frere-Jones Type is very excited to have Magnet as their first externally-designed font release. Apart from being struck by Magnet’s beautiful rhythm and shape, Frere-Jones Type could see that Inga’s mix of intuition and analysis made a… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— chrisbateup | 

Ar/KATE Mannheim

We are very excited to have been given the opportunity to publish this excitingly designed skate book today. Ar/KATE Mannheim is now available at Slanted Shop! Ar/KATE Mannheim is a specific guidebook connecting architecture and skateboarding. The pocket guide contains ten different urban locations with photographs and a map where a variety of skate spots can be found. Short additional texts inform the interested viewer about both the architecture and the skate spots which also convey new perspectives… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 

26. Leipziger Typotage

The 26. Leipziger Typotage—Turn by Turn. Typography and Navigation is taking place in Leipzig in the Museum of the Printing Art from June 4th to 6th, 2021. On Saturday, June 5th, 2021, the  26. Leipziger Typotage—Turn by Turn. Typography and Navigation   will focus on typography as a medium for orientation in digital and analog contexts. Not only questions about individual type design will be addressed, but also the role of typography as an information carrier for (guided) communication processes… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Nina Steimel | 


The publication Yearbook’19 collates the events and activities held at INSTITUTO in the year 2019, celebrating the exciting beginning of our history, and starting an annual collection. Yearbook’19 presents a selection of contributions from authors working in different fields organized into four chapters. The book is edited by Paulo Moreira designed by Studio Pê and produced by Tamanho Azul Association, recently formed to manage the cultural project of nonprofit organization INSTITUTO. Yearbook’19… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Pedro Ponciano | 

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