Design blogs

The Kinship Method

If you are interested in processes, artistic work, design, and its place within production this book is a perfect fit! Through experiments, „design therapy“ and alternative methods, the book The Kinship Method tells the story about the experimental design project The Kinship Method, that took place 2018 to 2019. It’s a story and example of how a practice based project can grow knowledge and contribute to change the designer role. As well as questioning the ideas of how design should be done and why… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— SamBou | 

Frankfurt Airport, April 2020

Frankfurt Airport, April 2020 is a book that captures the surreal time in the pandemic year 2020 and takes an unusual look at Frankfurt Airport in a state of exception. At Frankfurt Airport, up to seven million people a month embarked on their journeys before Corona. Photographer Marc Krause documented the empty airport at the height of the lockdown in April 2020. Where jetliners used to take off every few minutes, nearly everything has ground to a halt. The bright blue sky above the tarmac is… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 


Today we would like to share a new typeface with you. BurnType Studio and Foundry in collaboration with The Designers Foundry, proudly present the fully remastered Brik type family. It is a zero bullshit type family available in five weights across regular, condensed, and oblique sub-families. Its blatant brick-like construction is honest, coarse, and unapologetic. The family features characteristic hard angles, chunky corners, and exaggerated ink traps that give it its distinct edge. These hardened… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— hi1 | 

Kiss the Messenger

We are happy to announce that Kiss the Messenger — Communication for Creatives  is now available at Slanted Shop!  The publication is a German handbook for public relations and media work. It is tailored to the needs of architects, designers, photographers, graphic artists, artists, project managers, and start-ups—in short, to entrepreneurs who strive for more publicity for their content as a one-man show or in a team. In Kiss the Messenger hands-on and practical, experienced PR expert Ana Berlin… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

magCulture Live 2020

After a year on hiatus, (physically at least — magCulture Live 2020 was held over Zoom à la lockdown) magCulture Live is back on Thursday, November 4th, 2021, in London. And for the first time, there are live streaming tickets available if you’re not able to make it to London.  Created around the mantra, „we love magazines!“ the all-day event will champion great magazine work across art direction, editorial design, photography, illustration, and typography. The day will also be a celebration—at… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 

The Lost Writings of James Douglas Morrison

Broken into three volumes, The Lost Writings of James Douglas Morrison is a collection of poems, notebook entries, and recitals written by Jim Morrison over his lifetime. This project is an attempt to redesign his books that reflect the fragmentation of his thoughts and provide an insight into his inner conflicts that led to the creation of some of the most prominent lyrics in music history. Volume 1: Wilderness, published in 1988 Volume 2: The American Night, published 1991 Volume 3: An American… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Alessia Oertel | 

FORMAT #27 Wut

FORMAT is the design magazine of the students of the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd. It is written, designed, and published by the students on their own responsibility. One issue is published per semester, which deals with a general topic of social and design relevance. The current issue FORMAT #27 Wut is entirely devoted to the theme of Anger. Anger initially appears as a very irrational, often unreasonable emotion. Images of Querdenken-demos, territorial and religious conflicts, violence and hatred run… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— leonbeu | 

Druck und Design Konferenz

Last Thursday, after a 2-year break, the Druck und Design Konferenz (Print and Design Conference) took place at the Literaturhaus in Munich. The conference is considered the „little sister“ of the Creative Paper Conference, which takes place in alternation and about which we have already reported many times. Right from the start: The conference and trade show, which is organized by Grafikmagazin together with the Verband Druck und Medien Bayern (Bavarian Print and Media Association), was the… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Julia Kahl | 

Basics Blog Post #03

We are happy to share with you that the editorial team of last year’s basics course at the Berlin University of the Arts  offers printed matter in the form of postcards on the Basics Blog : Basics Blog Post #03 The Basics Blog   postcard set is appearing for the third time: a curated selection of works by the Basics Blog editorial team of last year’s basics students of Visual Communication at the University of the Arts is being published by UdK Verlag. The high-quality postcard set includes… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Henrike Uthe | 

New Ucity Pro

We would like to present you the new Ucity Pro by Fatype, a digital type foundry established in 2012 by Yassin Baggar and Anton Koovit. With U8 and UCity, Anton Koovit explores modernity and geometric typeface design through the prism of different epochs. Where U8 exemplifies the positivity of roaring 1920s Berlin, its new sibling UCity is inspired by the desire to design a typeface for today’s cities and the challenges they face. The warmth and innocence of early modernist geometry are… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Federico Paviani | 

Némo—International Biennial of Digital Arts

We would like to invite you to Némo–International Biennial of Digital Arts of the Ile-de-France Region taking place from October 9th, 2021, to January 9th, 2022. Dedicated to digital arts, audiovisual performances, live shows in connection with new technologies, and the relationship between arts and sciences, Némo  presents exhibitions, shows, performances, concerts and lectures in venues spanning the Ile-de-France region for three months. For this 4th edition, the Biennale Némo explores a new… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— jvloon | 

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021

This year, the world’s biggest book fair Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 is finally to be held on site in Frankfurt again — with an audience. Publishers, service providers, and literary agents from over 60 countries have registered for the 73rd Frankfurter Buchmesse, which is scheduled to take place from October 20th to 24th, 2021, as an in-person event with digital and hybrid offerings. This year’s guest of honor will be Canada. Frankfurter Buchmesse will bring the international publishing community… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

Caps Lock

CAPS LOCK is a book by Ruben Pater that retraces the relations between graphic design and capitalism. It is an inspirational book full of sources for design students, educators, and visual communicators all over the world. Capitalism could not exist without the coins, notes, documents, graphics, interfaces, branding, and advertisements; artefacts that have been (partly) created by graphic designers. Even anti-consumerist strategies such as social design and speculative design are being appropriated… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Franzi Haeussner | 

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