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Everything So Democratic And Cool

Familiar faces, anonymous portraits, abandoned landscapes, animals and urban spaces— EVERYTHING SO DEMOCRATIC AND COOL designed by Matthias Last’s Studio Last  sketches an associative collage of our collective present. The images selected for the retrospective of  Christian Werner’s  photographic work are drawn from various series and contexts: shots from fashion shoots, commissions for magazines and private portraits, as well as personal projects. They reveal the variety of Werner’s work, and the vision… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Studio Last | 
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Design Trend: Modern Tappable Targets (And How to Do It)

A solid tap target can make or break your mobile website or app. The size, shape, location, and overall design of the button or link determines whether a user successfully completes an action or not. It might seem like a small thing, but can be one of the most important elements of a design. Modern tappable targets are easy to recognize, work in an expected manner, and encourage engagement. Today we’re looking at how to design them, ways to craft effective call-to-action items, and considerations… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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15+ Best Twitch Stream Overlay Templates in 2020 (Free & Premium)

Twitch is well-known as a video game streaming platform but it’s actually much bigger than that. Now it’s populated by all kinds of content creators and professionals. Most of them are even using Twitch as their main source of income. You’ll notice that all these Twitch streamers have their own unique and personalized streaming setups. They have creative overlays for the facecam with colorful and branded designs. This helps the streamers to set themselves apart from the millions of other streamers… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Slanted #36—Coexist Special Edition

On occasion of the release of  Slanted Magazine #36—COEXIST, a limited special edition has been published which is exclusively available in the Slanted Shop. The edition contains a high-quality shirt from Reell  with a design by the AGI member  Andrew Ashton. Show your love! Coexist–One and all, me and we Born in 1969, Andrew Ashton grew up in between the leafy suburbs of Sydney, and rural life in the Blue Mountains, Australia. Ashton works as a graphic designer, image-maker, strategic communicator… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 
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50+ Best VSCO Lightroom Presets 2020

VSCO is a popular photography app for both Android and iOS, known for stunning filters and effects. Today we’re featuring a selection of VSCO Lightroom presets, inspired by the VSCO app, to help you achieve similar results with greater power and flexibility. If you have a copy of Lightroom, you probably want to have more control over the specific nuances of how a filter is applied. We’ve found this collection of Lightroom presets that feature pretty much the same filters, effects, and adjustments… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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Call for Entries Yearbook of Type 2020/21

After the successes of its first four editions the Call for Entries for the Yearbook of Type 2021/22 starts again. The book will be published in spring 2021 and will follow the same design concept as the fourth edition. It presents a selection of contemporary typefaces from larger typeface publishers as well as smaller, independent typographers and foundries in the form of a clear, comprehensive compendium. Each individual typeface in the Yearbook of Type is presented on one spread. The left side… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 
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DDCAST—Was ist gut?

Once, Jason Silva, a well known techno futurist from the USA, said „What we design designs us back.“ Design has a great influence on our existence and living together, which is exactly the message of the DDCAST—Was ist gut? („What is Good“) The call for fundamental changes in our planetary reality is getting louder and louder, as the sea level rises and a global crisis shows also the vulnerability of the Western world. It is not possible to continue as before and will inevitably plunge us into the next… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 
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10+ Best Progressive Web App (PWA) Templates 2020

Progressive web apps are easier to manage and cheaper to build. And, when using web app templates, you can get a complete app made in half the time. In this post, we feature some of the best progressive web app templates you can use to make various types of apps. Whether you’re a web designer, developer, or making your first web app, these templates will surely come in handy. Times are changing and you no longer need to hire app development agencies to build a mobile app. Using a progressive web app… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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40+ Best Gothic Fonts

There’s something unusually attractive about a gothic font design. It can make any typographical layout look magnificent and majestic, and it’s probably why gothic fonts are widely used in branding and logo design. If you’ve been looking for a unique gothic font for a new project, you’re in luck. We’ve handpicked the best gothic fonts for this collection, with various design styles that you can use to design logos, book covers, posters, website headers, t-shirt designs, and much more. Explore the… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Roshan Perera | 
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9 Reasons Why You Should Use Open-Source Fonts

This is a love letter of sorts to an underrated design tool: open source fonts. Open source fonts are licensed in such a way that anyone can use them for any project at no cost. Many open source fonts come with the standard Open Font License (you can find it here), and it gives you huge flexibility in how you can use them, the types of projects they are suitable for, and how they can be distributed. There are plenty of reasons to try open source fonts for projects online and in print. And every… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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Ragtag

Ragtag is an adventurous display typeface that’s fun, graphic, and loud. Each letter is unique and designed so it composes beautifully with all others—but can also stand on its own as an accent piece or as part of a design. Ragtag features three glyph sets (A–Z, 0–9) plus a few extra goodies like eñes and diacritics. The typeface was inspired by the scattered crew of makers and designers at branding and creative studio In-House International, which is a fully remote creative home based in Austin, Texas… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— michubenaim | 
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Mediastack: Add News and Headlines to Your Website or App

Today we’re looking at how you can generate a news feed for your website with sources from around the globe with mediastack. The free and simple REST API can help you deliver news in real-time, adding relevance and credibility to your website or app. Here, we’re going to take a look at mediastack and how you can make this tool work for you, pulling in news from sources such as CNN, The New York Times, Euro News, and ESPN, into a simple and reliable API. What is mediastack?… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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dai—Designing with Artificial Intelligence Conference / Review

„What would you think if a robot smiled at you? Would you think it was genuine, or incredibly creepy?“ This question was among other things discussed at the dai—Designing with Artificial Intelligence Conference, and shows that Artificial Intelligence is no longer only concerning tech freaks. It is common and might be easy to assume AI has nothing to do with oneself, while in contrast it impacts the everyday life. In reality, AI is encountered by most people from morning until night. Even more a s a… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 
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How to Install & Apply a Lightroom Preset

Whether you are a photographer or designer with a need to edit photos, Adobe Lightroom can be a great tool. Designed for photo editing, it allows batch work that can be cumbersome in programs such as Photoshop. One of the most popular elements of Lightroom are the number of presets available. These tools within the tool are super filters that allow you to enhance photos, add creative effects and add functionality to your design workflow. If you’ve used any Adobe product, the feel of Lightroom is familiar… learn more

Design Shack  Design Shack— Carrie Cousins | 
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Designing Sustainable Cities

The fact that by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities, the subject of „sustainable urban design“ is an important issue for UNESCO’s Cities of Design. Taking into account that urban design can make a significant contribution to positive changes in environmental and social matters, the book presents seven inspirational examples for copying. Included are analyses and measures for the cities of Detroit, Graz, Istanbul, Mexico City, and Puebla, as well as non-location bound projects. The… learn more

Slanted  Slanted— Lara Zettl | 

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