Design blogs

Design blogs


INQUE is a beautiful annual literary magazine dedicated to exceptional new writing. It documents a decade that will usher in a new era. It will run no advertising, have no web version, and publish only ten issues. From Dan Crowe (publisher of Port magazine and Granta book editor) and Matt Willey (BAFTA-nominated creative behind the Killing Eve title sequence, partner at Pentagram design studio, and former art director of The New York Times Magazine) comes an ad-free title dedicated to publishing… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

Design Shifts

The new publication Design Shifts documents international guest lectures and experimental typographic posters from over ten years of Lunchtime Talks, Dinnertime Talks and Degree Show keynotes in the Media Design study program at DHBW Ravensburg and is now available at Slanted Shop! On 248 pages, Design Shifts presents more than 100 event posters and graphic experiments for international guest lectures. As a visual response to each talk, design professor Klaus Birk and committed students… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Prima.Publikationen | 


Today we would like to introduce you to sturbock, an inspiring platform for people who want to live a conscious life away from mass consumption without giving up the idea of design and aesthetics. The brands that sturbock presents deliberately focus on authentic brands with charm and a special story, which is made accessible to you at sturbock—both on the website and on social media. Either you browse through the diverse product feed, click through topic-specific sets that facilitate the search for the… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

#MeToo Anti-Network

#MeToo Anti-Network is a platform that analyzes and looks more closely at the content of tweets under the hashtag #MeToo published on Twitter. The interactive website has an exciting graphic design and provides easy access to this important topic. The website was published on November 22nd, 2021, concerning the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25th. Cosmologists say that most of the universe is structured by antimatter. We postulate that social media is… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— kimay | 

Bauhaus Books

Today is a perfect day to discover exciting publications in our Slanted Shop! Especially the nine new books from Lars Müller Publishers ‚ Bauhaus series are definitely worth a look. No. 3—A Bauhaus Experimental House Adolf Meyer was Walter Gropius’s right-hand man, his planner and close confidant. As early as 1910, they jointly created the Fagus Factory, one of the most important modernist buildings. The experimental single-family home Haus am Horn was built for the first Bauhaus exhibition, in the… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

40th Graphic Design Exhibition

Organized by the Association of Graphic Designers of Turkey (GMK) since 1981, the 40th Graphic Design Exhibition welcomed its visitors on October 12th, 2021, in Tophane-i Amire exhibition hall in İstanbul. The exhibition can also be viewed online and constitutes as a memory for graphic design in Turkey every year. Graphic Design Awards, which are given every year as part of the exhibition, were presented on October 8th, 2021, at an online award ceremony that was broadcast live on the GMK YouTube… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Melike Tascioglu Vaughan | 

Kölner Klopfer 2021

Every year, the Kölner Klopfer (engl.: Cologne Thumper) is awarded to outstanding designers by students of the Köln International School of Design (KISD). We are very excited that Slanted Publishers has been awarded the Kölner Klopfer 2021!  On November 3rd, 2021 the winners were honored at a first-time hybrid award ceremony. In the 20th anniversary year of the Kölner Klopfer, the award ceremony was accompanied by an exhibition in which the works of the winners could be seen. Since 1996… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

Every Day a Drawing 2022

Every Day a Drawing 2022 is a personal and on-going project by Paula Troxler. The Calendar shows drawings which the illustrator has made exactly one year before. It is a tear-off calendar, every Week starts on Sunday with a topic. The six following days sayings, actions, strange things, circumstances, places, and reflections from and around this topic are picked up. It is a personal journey in drawings and following a black line and points through history. Topics are the comparison, Patti Smith, Fear… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 

Internship at Slanted Publishers—apply now!

Du liebst Typografie und Editorial Design und möchtest in einem internationalen Verlag arbeiten? Dann bist du bei uns genau richtig! Wir vergeben ein 6-monatiges Praktikum im Bereich Redaktion/Grafik ab März 2022 und suchen eine(n) engagierte(n) Studierende(n), der/die Lust hat zu erfahren, wie wir arbeiten und für 6 Monate Teil des Slanted-Teams wird. Wir bieten: Redaktionelle und grafische Mitarbeit am Slanted Magazin, insbesondere Ausgabe #40 (Experimental Type) Einblicke in unsere… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Julia Kahl | 

Tÿpo St. Gallen 2021

For the sixth time, Tÿpo St. Gallen  was already organized and invited visitors to the GBS in St. Gallen from November 5th to 7th, 2021. During this weekend, we learned from the speakers and presenters what intuition means to them and were allowed to participate in exciting workshops. A weekend full of inspiration with a great program encouraged us to listen more to our own gut feeling. After a welcome and introduction to Tÿpo St. Gallen 2021, the audience was directly involved in the performance by… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

Letterform Variations

Set grids and rules give people the space to think and invent creatively. With its firm shapes and clear grids, Letterform Variations inspires in many ways and gives the creative mind the space for new ideas and development. We are very proud to present it to you today for the first time. 692 pages containing 19,840 letters, all derived from one framework. Letterform Variations is a playful study into letterform construction using basic grid and shape based systems, and its potential to generate vast… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 

I’m going slightly maed …

We would like to invite you to join the exhibition I’m going slightly maed …. The Master’s program Editorial Design (MA ED) of the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Department of Design and Frappanz will show selected Master’s projects in a new exhibition series starting in November, 2021. With I’m going slightly maed …, the design works will be presented to a larger public in order to make the complexity and relevance of editorial design visible. Magazines, newspapers, and books… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— viola dessin | 

Followers of the Flow

Today we are presenting you the book Followers of the Flow by Jonas Wyssen, which deals with the flow experience as a creative tool and is now available at Slanted Shop! Followers of the Flow is printed by Brandbook in Germany. It traces the evolution of the freestyle movement of the 1990s, a movement that does not just refer to sports but to a mindset which is currently enjoying a renaissance in modern society. What is the connection between freestyle and creativity? How can the flow… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

Support „Be Water my Friend“ on Kickstarter

Inspired by an interview with Bruce Lee, where he refers to an aspect of Taoist philosophy, that water can teach us „the way,“ the graphic designer, creative activist, lecturer, author, and founder of the eponymous studio for branding communication Rafael Bernardo started to wonder whether he „was water“ in his creative workflow. Now, five years later, he wrote and designed a book with 224 pages, which is divided 50/50 into the parts Roots and Wings. It is now time to bring this project to life:… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 

NN Didot Modern

Didot Modern is the result of a collaboration between Arnaud Chemin and Nouvelle Noire that started in 2019. It is a hybrid typeface consisting of ten weights, combining upright and italic styles. The letters’ general proportions refer back to the Didones from the French printing tradition, and they are mixed with expressive features invoking geometry and minimalism. Their flat endings, sharp triangular serifs, and a multitude of stylistic features bring the historic Didot legacy into the new digital… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 

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