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Visual Coexistence

In Visual Coexistence Ruedi Baur and his research team analyze visual graphics from different cultures and identify their specific principles of depiction. Interdisciplinary and intercultural experience coupled with sophisticated knowledge and skills are required for devising appropriate, differentiated design solutions for the global context. The research was preceded by a comprehensive case study on the coexistence of Chinese and Latin as well as Arabic and Latin writing. The study culminates in an… learn more

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Thelo

Thelo is a type family that emerged from a consideration of the publishing conditions in the digital era. Designed by Tassiana Nuñez Costa between 2014 and 2020, the typeface aims to answer contemporary editorial questions of coherence and legilibility accross medias and reading formats. In order to adapt to different reading contexts, on screen as well as on paper, and to allow for an efficient hierarchization of content, Thelo has three variations of optical sizes (Display, Text, and Micro) that refer… learn more

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Slanted in Rhineland-Palatinate: Gutenberg-Museum Mainz

Our new Slanted Special Issue Rhineland-Palatinate deals with regional design as well as arts and crafts. The German federal state has a long tradition of arts and craftsmanship, supported and kept alive by a strong middle-class as well as strong regional institutions and cultural drivers. In its state capital Mainz, Johannes Gutenberg invented letterpress printing and delivered the first printed Bible in 1456, and probably drank a pint of wine on it. In the Slanted Special Issue Rhineland… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Free Poster

Free Poster is a non-profit cooperative project which connects artistic productions within public and pri­vate spaces through analog media. It is published by Matter Of. Free Posters will be displayed widely and free of charge internationally in reopened facilities and bookstores. They can also be ordered free of charge at the Matter Of Shop. The poster itself is a mobile medium that has no fixed home, but is intended to find one through its scattered presentation. Free Posters are platforms for… learn more

Slanted  Matter Of | 
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Remember the South

In Remember the South, artist Frank Frances creates a contemporary re-imagining of colonialism through a fictional adaptation of elements used today that represent a potent past. Frances explores the frustrations of the nuanced variability of racism as well as their historical and current implications with a combination of photography and paper-cut collages. Elements of racism and stereotypes of the American South, including the use of blackface and other depictions of blackness, confederate symbolism… learn more

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Parcours Summer 2020

Parcours invites you, on behalf of all graduates, to the Finals Bachelor and Master of the MSD / Münster School of Design from August 14th to 16h, 2020—this year of course a virtual exhibition. Parcours is more than just an exhibition. Rich in contrast and versatile, sometimes contradictory, but always individual and special. From social magazine to sustainable product solutions and flexible exhibition concepts: Parcours presents design and design creators in all their diversity—tangible, digital… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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The Gardens of Eden & Small Homes, Grand Living

We present you two new publications The Gardens of Eden & Small Homes, Grand Living by gestalten that can help you to make your life in an urban world even more individual. The Gardens of Eden—New Residential Garden Concepts & Architecture for a Greener Planet As our lifestyles become more sustainable, so does the way we interact with our gardens. No matter what size your patch is, it’s easy to create diverse and rich environments for plants and insects, or to grow your own fruits or… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Slanted in Rhineland-Palatinate: Anselm Littschwager

Our new Slanted Special Issue Rhineland-Palatinate deals with regional design as well as arts and crafts. The German federal state has a long tradition of arts and craftsmanship, supported and kept alive by a strong middle-class as well as strong regional institutions and cultural drivers. Awards such as the State Prize for Arts and Crafts promote, amongst others, outstanding gem and jewelry designers, ceramists, silversmiths, carpenters, barrel makers, and textile designers of the region. In the… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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The Book Block

The Book Block is a manual of industrial binding techniques, the first in the Making a Book collection, which focuses on manuals for graphic book production. With the aim of elevating knowledge about graphic production among designers—helping them to produce better books and communicate more effectively with all those involved in the process—The Book Block brings together the 17 most common industrial binding techniques in 6 categories, exploring each one in detail, describing them, and showing what is… learn more

Slanted  Rúben R Dias | 
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Slanted in L.A.: Rob Carmichael / SEEN

In a town like L.A. and on a production like Slanted’s, which brings together the material for a magazine, not everything has to work out. Often, the best things happen when they’re not planned, just as they did when we went to this gleaming city in fall 2019. We were happy to meet the luminaries from the local creative scene and we are thrilled to share our inspiring encounters with you. Rob Carmichael opened SEEN in 2005 after many years as a designer in the music and publishing industries. SEEN is… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Eye 100

After nearly three decades of continuous publishing, Eye’s hundredth issue is a special called Talking about graphic design, a broad overview of current design and designers. We wish the Eys team the best for their anniversary and are already looking forward to the 200th edition! For this edition Eye invited eleven prominent individuals to talk about graphic design, including Liza Enebeis, Bobby C. Martin Jr, Fraser Muggeridge and Sophie Thomas, all of whom took part in the online Type Tuesday… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 

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