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Grafier

Grafier is a variable serif typeface which was released in January 2019, published by Pangram Pangram foundry, founded by designer Mathieu Desjardins in 2016. Grafier is a serif typeface that rethinks classic design in the digital era. The original source of inspiration was good old Baskerville, an English typeface from the 18th century. But Grafier went its own way and got some unique new features. The most obvious one is uncompromisingly straight serifs, which join inside the letters. This… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— slobzheninov | 
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30+ Best Photoshop Watercolor Brushes (Free & Premium)

Watercolor design is a popular trend, not just used in digital backgrounds, but also in greeting card and wedding invitation designs. In this post, we’re sharing the best Photoshop watercolor brushes for creating your own unique watercolor designs. If you’ve been looking for a way to make designs look more vibrant with colors, using a watercolor-themed design is the best way to get that job done. Of course, you can’t create an authentic watercolor effect with just any Photoshop brush. You need brushes… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Daniel Sommer – People Of Rwanda

Die Reise geht weiter: Nachdem wir im Februar 2019 gemeinsam mit Daniel Sommer nach Kigali, die Hauptstadt Ruandas, gereist sind und zahlreiche Künstler, Studios und Ateliers besucht haben, gibt es zu dieser Reise nun im Soda München eine Einzelausstellung des erstklassigen Fotografen. Während aus dieser Zusammenarbeit die Slanted Special Issue – Rwanda entstanden ist, präsentiert Daniel Sommer nun zusammen mit Canon Deutschland weitere entstandene Fotografien, die seinen Eindruck von Ruanda zeigen… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Sebastian Schubmehl | 
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Daniel Sommer—People Of Rwanda

The journey continues. After we travelled to Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, together with Daniel Sommer in February 2019 and visited different artists, studios and workshops, there will be a solo exhibition of the outstanding photographer at Soda Munich : Daniel Sommer—People Of Rwanda. While the Slanted Special Issue—Rwanda is the result of this collaboration, Daniel Sommer now presents together with Canon Germany more photographs that focus on his personal experience with Rwanda. Carefully… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Sebastian Schubmehl | 
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30+ Best Fonts for Resume + Cover Letters

Writing the perfect resume or cover letter takes careful creative thinking. And choosing one of the best fonts for a resume or cover letter can help your words have an impact, look professional, and stand out! Of course, the contents of these documents are the key thing. But you do need to carefully consider the design of your resume or cover letter to make it appear professional. In addition to finding the right resume template to represent yourself, choosing the best font for your resume and… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Origen México

This book originates from the most profound love of land and identity. Origen México is a convergence of talents, passions, thoughts, textures, flavours, creative forces, and unique sensibilities with an innate character, inherited from the indigenous cultures that have formed and illuminated Mexican culture. Structured alphabetically, the book chronicles Mexico’s rich contribution through a curation of subjects ranging from Luis Barragán and Frida Kahlo to Voladores de Papantla and the invention of… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 
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Origen México

Dieses Buch entspringt der tiefsten Liebe zu Land und Identität. Origen México ist eine Verschmelzung von Talenten, Leidenschaften, Gedanken, Texturen, Aromen, kreativen Kräften und einzigartigen Gefühlen mit einem eigenen Charakter, die von den indigenen Kulturen, die die mexikanische Kultur geformt und beleuchtet haben, geerbt wurden. Das Buch ist alphabetisch geordnet und zeichnet den reichen Beitrag Mexikos durch eine Kuration von Themen auf, die von Luis Barragán und Frida Kahlo bis hin zu Voladores… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Clara Weinreich | 
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15+ Best Photoshop Smoke Brushes

Have you ever wondered how designers create those beautiful smoke effects in posters and photo manipulations? Well, all you need is a quality Photoshop smoke brush and you can create those same effects all by yourself. A smoke brush can be quite useful on many different occasions, whether it’s for adding a bit of artificial smoke to a cup of coffee, creating a fog-like effect, or adding a stylish fading effect for a poster. We browsed the web and handpicked a collection of the best Photoshop smoke… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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20+ Best Free Photoshop Brushes 2020

If you’re a professional designer or an illustrator who use Photoshop for design work you’ll find this collection of free Photoshop brushes quite valuable. With the right set of brushes, you can go beyond your imagination to create unique graphic designs, illustrations, effects, backgrounds, and so much more using Photoshop. Of course, you don’t always have to pay to get the best brushes. We scoured the web to find the best free Photoshop brushes and divided them into a few popular categories. Have a… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Relaate

Relaate ist eine Multi-Genre-Schriftfamilie von Alex Slobzheninov. Es handelt sich um eine Sammlung von Schriften, die viele Gemeinsamkeiten haben, während jeder einzelne Schnitt jedoch deutlich unabhängiger und individueller ist, als man es innerhalb einer Familie erwartet. Jeder Schnitt der Relaate ist ein Individuum: Eine elegante Serif, eine grobe Slab Serif und eine eng laufende Grotesk. Voraussichtlich kommen in Zukunft weitere Schnitte hinzu. Die visuellen Eigenheiten der Schriftfamilie werden… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— slobzheninov | 
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Relaate

Relaate is a multi-genre type family by Alex Slobzheninov. It’s a bundle of fonts which share certain features while each of them is much more independent and unique than it might be expected from a type family. Each member of the Relaate family is an individual: Elegant serif, brutal slab, and quirky tall grotesque. For now—the family might get new styles in future. All of the fonts treat the family characteristics in different ways which are natural for each genre. It’s easily visible by comparing… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— slobzheninov | 
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14 Tips for Speeding Up Your Website in 2020

It’s not a trick question: is your website fast enough? Page load times can impact everything from how long users stay on your site (or if they see the content), to search rank and overall conversions. Speed matters on two fronts – for desktop and mobile devices – with mobile speed mattering more than ever. Not only does your website have to load fast; it needs to load fast everywhere. So how do you do it? Start by running a Google PageSpeed test to see where your site ranks (you’ll get a few… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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Aviationstack Provides Real-Time Flight Data

Never miss a flight again! Or at least help your website visitors ensure that they don’t. Aviationstck is a real-time flight status and global aviation data API that makes integrating airport information into your website or app a breeze. This helpful API scrapes all the right data so that your website outsmarts the competition, and saves you a huge amount of work with queuing different datasets and locations. Here’s a look at aviationstack and how you can make use of it in projects. What is… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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5 New CSS Techniques to Master in 2020

Web designers are fascinated with ways to try new CSS techniques and push the boundaries of what CSS can do. Well-planned CSS can control almost any aspect of a design, and contribute to better overall user experiences—with cleaner and more consistent code. But what techniques are trending? What should you learn next? We have a few ideas for the latest developments to watch this year. Dive in, see what’s hot, and try some of these new CSS tips and techniques to give your next project an exciting edge… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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50 Best Website Color Schemes of 2020

Does it ever seem like certain website color schemes just get all the attention? As with every other aspect of web design, there are color schemes that tend to trend more than others. Bright colors, stark palettes, and even some mismatching schemes are elements of color that are trending. Here’s a look at some of the best website color schemes of 2020 (in no particular order). For each, we’re also sharing the color codes that make up the key elements of the design, so it’s easy to play around with these… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 

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