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Breakout—100 Posters Book

As it is a common habitat in the graphic design branch, starting to build a business can be tough, especially while being a student. Cihan Tamti is a self initiative design student who had a clever solution, with starting to treat Instagram like a graphic design gym and worked on poster design on a daily basis. Without the constraints of a client, he developed designs with strong, experimental typography and complex compositions that ended up winning competitions and attracting people all over the world… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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Lottery: Freshly Printed Paper Swatch by Europaper

There is no way around Europaper when it comes to producing print products that meet the criteria of sustainability and high-quality results. Their newest Design Papers Collection from 2020 is diligently curated, with great dedication, and addressing all those who realize the importance of using quality paper as a medium, awakening pure feelings in exceptional print products and bringing out the best of it. As Slanted was especially curious about the new paper swatch, which shows now more than 85… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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Werkschau 2020—Peter Behrens School of Arts

These days, the browser window seems to replace the one in our apartments and gives us a view on the world. It has never been so important to stay connected to a transforming technical world. Also in universities being digitalized is more evident this semester than ever before. At the same time, new challenges are emerging for students as obstacles on the path of graduating Bachelor and Master students are showing up. A topic, which is dealt with at the digital exhibition launched on October 16th for the… learn more

Slanted  eric_fritsch | 
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Praktikum bei Slanted Publishers 2021 – jetzt bewerben!

Slanted Publishers hat ein 6-monatiges Praktikum im Bereich Redaktion/Grafik ab März 2021 zu vergeben: Wir suchen eine(n) engagierte(n) Studierende(n) mit großem Interesse an Typografie und redaktionellen/organisatorischen Aufgaben, der/die Lust hat zu erfahren, wie wir arbeiten und für 6 Monate Teil des Slanted-Teams wird. Wir bieten:  Einblicke in unsere Verlagstätigkeit (Konzeption, Redaktion, Organisation, Vertrieb, PR etc.) Redaktionelle und grafische Mitarbeit am Slanted Magazin und… learn more

Slanted  Julia Kahl | 
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Leafy House Plants

Nature is one of the most multi-faceted sources of inspiration that exist on our planet: endlessly complex yet simple, exciting and unique but also calming and unpretentious. How incredible—that there is a way we can bring a piece of this nature into our own four walls. But the cultivation of house plants does not always prove to be easy. With many plants there are special peculiarities that should be considered. In 1899, the German botanist Udo Dammer wrote down his knowledge of the ins and outs of… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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Radical Passion. The Worlds Longest Produced Electric Train and a Vibrant Train Culture

Radical Passion. The Worlds Longest Produced Electric Train and a Vibrant Train Culture book project unveiled the untold history about brutal design, visual culture, and the community of radical train lovers. The publication is more than 500 pages visual story about the extraordinary train model EN57 and the creative impact it had on society. This unit was the worlds longest produced electric train, born in Wrocław (Breslau), Poland in 1962 and operates until now. The authors spent four years… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Type on Earth

Everyday life is full of inspiring typographical situations. Especially when you keep your eyes open, you will discover beautifully and absurdly used typefaces on places you won’t expect them. For the love of typographical bits and unintentional design processes, Sebastian Bissinger and Laure Boer, from the German-French design agency BANK in Berlin, decided to reveal not only their type photo archives, but also to call for entries to create a common place Type on Earth for designers, who share the… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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Strajk

Last week in Poland, the street protests lived to see their own typeface. On Friday people all over the world followed the banners appearing on protests in Poland with fascination. The posters and banners, that appeared to mark the protests of the women’s strike in many polish cities from the turn of October and November 2020, triggered a storm, also visually. Inspired by slogans, the graphic designer Michał Berger digitalized letters from handwritten strike banners and designed the font STRAJK. It is… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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Été

For two years, with their 4 × 5 large format camera in their luggage, a lot of patience and great physical effort, two photographers from Munich were on the road in winter sports resorts between Lake Geneva and Nice. Their astonishing photographical documentation ÉTÉ covers once hypermodern holiday colonies, created in the building boom from the 1950’s until well into the 1970’s, that mark the euphoric departure into the future and have landed like gigantic spaceships in the middle of nature. With the… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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TypeTech MeetUp 20/21

Fonts have more to offer than good looks. Beneath their polished surface is a complex arrangement of data and functions that few people get to see. Guy Mayger, Font-Engineer at Monotype, says „I think if the writing fits in relaxedly and unobtrusively, we have been successful.“ TypeTech MeetUp 20/21 has been created to fill a gap: it needed a place where font engineers and designers, web designers and developers, industry experts, and tech and business professionals can exchange ideas on technical topics… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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Vacanza in casa

From Cape Town to Marrakech, Vancouver to Moscow and more, people were required to stay indoors in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. As many turned their households into impromptu workplaces, we were left wondering: how would you go on vacation within the narrow confines of your home? That question led ZAINA and Vacanza Studio to launch a non-profit, creative initiative named Vacanza in casa, challenging a selected group of photographers who experienced lockdown from all corners of the world to… learn more

Slanted  ZAINA | 
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Feminist Findings Zine

Feminism is on everyone’s lips today and we think that this is a normal state of being. We like to forget the historical background on which we build this feminist self-confidence today. The editorial team of the Feminist Findings zine has analyzed an exciting selection of historical publications that allow us to discover the path of this movement and its significance for our times. This is an important approach to prevent the discussion of sometimes tiresome topics such as gender equality from being… learn more

Slanted  Madeleine Morley | 
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Overtrump

Right on time for election day, studio lindhorst-emme published a book, which could be seen like a summary of the concerning past four years in America. To overtrump oneself or others does not necessarily have negative connotations. It also means to get the maximum out of oneself, to constantly better ones standing, and to learn from what has come before. Overtrump is a collection of quotations, but does not intend to give an opinion, but rather to show a broad sampling of Trump’s verbalizations and… learn more

Slanted  Sven Lindhorst-Emme | 
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newglyph

Effective communication is one of the most vital life skills we need to succeed. Conveying ideas, thoughts, feelings, facts and information clearly and concisely has always been important—but it has never been as important as it is nowadays. In digitalized times, where we coexist in front of our digital devices, a new type foundry was formed in order to satisfy those needs. newglyph is a Lausanne based type design studio specializing in the design and development of classic and variable fonts systems… learn more

Slanted  Lara Zettl | 
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SAMT Magazine

Visibility, appreciation, and networking. SAMT Magazine shows what is developed, designed, conceived, and implemented at the Design Department of HAW Hamburg. It is a stage for graduation- and semester projects in the field of communication design, illustration, fashion, costume, and textile design. Moreover SAMT Magazine is a student magazine that was initiated and launched in December 2019 for the first time at the HAW Hamburg. Whereas you get insight in present master, bachelor and course… learn more

Slanted  Samt Magazin | 

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