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Slanted.de ist ein Weblog, das Typografie und Gestaltung zu seinem Thema macht. 2004 gegründet, ist er inzwischen zu einem wichtigen Design-Portal und Diskussions-Forum im deutschsprachigen Raum herangewachsen.

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Slanted × Kickstarter Mentoring & Publishing Program: Nine Selected Book Projects Now Live

The first Open Call for the Mentoring & Publishing Program of Slanted and the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter closed at the end of April. From almost 100 submitted projects, we have intensively supervised nine projects in one-to-one mentoring-sessions over the past four weeks on their way to a hopefully successful crowdfunding campaign and thus to a real publishing project. We are very happy to be able to present the individual projects to you now and hope that you will support one, two or maybe… learn more

Slanted  Julia Kahl | 
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Il ponte silenzioso.

Il ponte silenzioso. by Editors Valentina D’Amora, Nadia Porfido, and Designer Matteo Pulina is a book that gives voice to emotions, after the collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, leaves room for those who have really experienced the trauma, in a raw, real, clean way. A way to keep alive the precious memory of those days, restoring a role to those who directly experienced this tragedy: survivors, displaced persons, rescuers, but also the simple inhabitants of Valpolcevera, the territory where the… learn more

Slanted  mattepuli | 
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Global Grad Show

Design to make the world better: Students from Germany are among hundreds from around the world taking part in Dubai’s Global Grad Show with innovative concepts on how to mitigate the collateral issues of the Corona-crisis. Their seven concepts originate from the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design Kiel, the Hochschule Pforzheim, the Academy of Media Art Cologne, the Technical University of Munich, the Technical University of Braunschweig and two of them come from the University of the Arts… learn more

Slanted  mbienias | 
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Adobe Live Events

The ‚daily dose of creativity‘ livestreams are now even more accessible; available in local language to inspire and connect creatives in Germany, UK, and France Adobe has today announced Adobe Live, its renowned series of live creative shows, will extend to the UK, Germany and France as a series of daily interactive livestreams, providing people with a regular dose of creative inspiration and keeping them connected and learning during uncertain times. Adobe’s focus on online event formats to… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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New video interviews online from L.A.

For Slanted Magazine #35—L.A. the Slanted team met many great designers, artists and teachers, who all—really, all—when asked where their allegiance lies: with N.Y. or L.A., yelled „L.A.!!!“ without batting an eyelid. You can find their brilliant works in the new issue, and a deeper look at their opinions and views through  video interviews that can be watched online on our video platform for free! Watch the videos here! learn more

Slanted  Julia Kahl | 
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Referenz Grotesk

Referenz Grotesk by the Typographic Research Lab Open2Type is a contemporary typeface full of references referring to the type design history of Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design. Its typographic history holds a broad spectrum of shapes and characters, including F.H. Ernst Schneidler (1882–1956), Imre Reiner (1900–1987), Walter Brudi (1907–1987), Kurt Weidemann (1922–2011) and Frank Heine (1964–2003). Extensive studies about the academy’s typographic history resulted in the new font Referenz… learn more

Slanted  Betti Kuntz | 
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Meltdown Flags

Meltdown Flags is a climate data initiative that visualizes the effects of global glacier retreat by reducing the amount of white in the flags of countries with glaciers. Glaciers are a source of life—they provide vital drinking water, help generate power for millions of homes, and are our most valuable indicators in understanding the future of global climate change. Without glaciers we would live in a very different world. Complete meltdown would bring sea level rise to a record high, and eliminate 69%… learn more

Slanted  Moby Digg | 
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C/O VIENNA Magazine

„SMELLS LIKE CHEWING GUM“—The C/O VIENNA Magazine Beauty issue is full of interviews, reports, stories, photo and art works by internationally known and upcoming artists and authors. From which ingredients does beauty develop? Where do we find beautiful things in the world? What is beautiful? Who determines what is beautiful and what is ugly? We’ll try to answer these questions by talking to people who might have found the answer. The Beauty Issue comes along with contributions by: Bela Borsodi, Jakob… learn more

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Think Like an Artist / a Designer, Don’t Act Like One

There are two new Publications by BIS Publishers which you shouldn’t miss, if you want to get a refreshing and entertaining first insight into the world of design or art. Think Like an Artist, Don’t Act Like One by Koos de Wilt provides a fresh look at the fundamental questions we face nowadays in daily life; about success, love, work, friendship, and about life and death. It is a lovely introduction to art history. It presents 75 ways to look at art and 75 life lessons you can learn from it. From… learn more

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Animated Alphabet of Variable Fonts

If you’re interested in variable fonts, that are fun to play with, hop over to letterspace.amsterdam to find an Animated Alphabet of Variable Fonts. letterspace.amsterdam usually showcases Amsterdam’s typography through informal monthly gatherings, lectures and presentations at the studio of typographer Johannes Verwoerd and type designers Diana Ovezea, Sabina Chipară, and Edgar Walthert. However, with the 23rd edition of letterspace aligning with #36daysoftype and coinciding the height of… learn more

Slanted  Dirk Vis | 
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Stay At Home Print Club

Wouldn’t it be great to collectively be creative in times of isolation? To work on, share and enjoy printed goods? The Stay At Home Print Club is something the graphic design and risography Studio Superkolor has been working on over the last weeks and they are super excited to share it with you today. It’s an open call to all designers, illustrators and artists worldwide. Submit your A3 artwork and they’ll combine 3 artists from 3 different locations to print 3-colored Riso posters. These will be up… learn more

Slanted  Studio Superkolor | 
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Dingos

Dingos is a display & joyful typeface specially handcrafted for strong and powerful usage, with a versatile touch. It was designed by Julia Martinez Diana, and published in 2020 by Antipixel type studio. Consisting of 4 styles, Display, Display Outline, Stamp & Stamp Outline, Dingos is perfect for any medium or large use due to the precise shape of its outlines, which were hand-crafted glyph by glyph. Perfectly suited for graphic design and any display use! Some of Dingos ’ features are… learn more

Slanted  antipixel | 
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Auslöser Magazine Issue 3

The Auslöser Magazine Issue 3 features Interviews with Paul Albert Leitner, Nadia Morozewicz, Daniel Chatard, and Katrin Koenning, a behind the scenes of Vienna Secession, and a detail on Apple QuickTake. Auslöser Magazine is a bilingual (German and English) indie print magazine that focuses on the human stories behind the camera. The Auslöser Magazine Issue 1 (available since March 2019) features 4 long-form in-depth interviews with Friedl Kubelka, Yanina Boldyreva, Wolfgang Zurborn and Brian Finke… learn more

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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People@Home

People@Home is a joint effort to form an impromptu community of stay-at-homes in times of global pandemics. Initiators of the project are graphic designer and illustrator Moriz Oberberger and designer and web developer Philipp Polder. The cause of their project is to raise some money for charity (specifically for the Covid-19 Solidarity Fund by the WHO) by offering hand-drawn animations as a donation incentive. Every donor is added to an ever-growing public list of participants and can link to their… learn more

Slanted  Moriz | 
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Living in the Community

The In der Gemeinde leben gGmbH (English: Living in the Community) also known as IGL, advises and supports people with disabilities wherever they live. Through long term, intensive cooperation with IGL, Designstudio g31 has helped to develop a new brand image, a unique company typeface, and a universally accessible corporate website. Together, they worked out the core elements of the work IGL does: to see diversity as enrichment, and to live inclusively. People with disabilities should actively shape… learn more

Slanted  schoemaker.p | 

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