Slanted

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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„Was macht eigentlich …?“ Exhibition

In 2010, designer Chris Campe photographed over 1,000 store signs in Hamburg and published a typographic portrait of the city in the book „Hamburg Alphabet.“ But the city is changing rapidly. That’s why Chris Campe photographed the signs and their locations again ten years after the book was published. An updated new edition of the „Hamburg Alphabet“ will be published in a limited edition of 250 copies to accompany the „Was macht eigentlich …?“ Exhibition at Enfants Artspace. „Was macht eigentlich… learn more

Slanted  Chris Campe | 
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Mia Seeger Prize

The Mia Seeger Prize goes into the next round: student works can be submitted until 17th of April, 2020. Then the six-member jury (which will be announced soon) will meet to discuss and evaluate all the works and award prizes to the best ones. Thanks to the support of the Hans Schwörer Foundation and the German Design Council, a total of 10,000 euros will be awarded. In addition, all participants will be given the opportunity to take part in a one-day workshop that will provide information on… learn more

Slanted  Baltus Salzwedel | 
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Font Publication ABK Stuttgart

Font Publication ABK Stuttgart includes the fonts created by the second year Communication Design at ABK Stuttgart in 2018. Every year the class of Gerwin Schmidt designs typefaces according to a specific topic, herefore a typeface reflecting a individual person and it’s characteristics. So all 22 fonts got their very own personality, some can be seen on the first sign and some reveal in their details. The publication pays close attention to spotlight the peculiarities and ideas behind every font… learn more

Slanted  mrschffrt | 
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Edch Talks

On the 10th and 12th of March there will be two live video podcasts including public broadcasting. The EDCH TALKS are about design, creativity, and technology with an added educational mission for society. Be there live when editorial designers and magazine makers meet educational visionaries from the design scene and become the magazine of today themselves—with interviews and interventions, discussions and sessions, in a video podcast with public broadcasting. EDCH tracks down the inventors, the… learn more

Slanted  Baltus Salzwedel | 
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Cast it #3

Cast it #3 is a publication discussing the history and culture of type and it is a specimen showing the CAST typefaces in use too. In the first issue they chose the entry Fonditore di caratteri da stampa  („Type founder“) from the Dizionario delle Arti e dei Mestieri (Venice, 1769). In the second issue, their „test“ text was the first two chapters of The printer’s grammar, a manual for compositors written and published in London in 1755. Cast it #3 features one of the earliest descriptions of type… learn more

Slanted  Baltus Salzwedel | 
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Surfing Bauhaus – Hessen + Typography

Every day, new artifacts related to the Bauhaus surface online, and with the 100th anniversary of the school, the number is reaching a peak. Surfing Bauhaus – Hessen + Typography  confronts this flood of information and approaches the institution Bauhaus in a contemporary way. Becker and Hoffmann Robbiani focus on Bauhaus representatives who had a connection to Hesse and worked typographically. Using Internet search engines, they collect, filter, and combine digital results with material researched… learn more

Slanted  Baltus Salzwedel | 
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Fruit Exhibition Bologna 2020 Open Call

Fruit Exhibition Bologna 2020 is the annual independent art book fair of Bologna, taking place from May 29th to 31st. Open to the public, Fruit Exhibition includes artists’ books, catalogs, graphic design projects, periodicals, stationary, and zines. REPLICA, the Italian artist’s book archive, and Fruit Exhibition are looking for editorial and visual project to show the unusual point of view of the last decade’s travel publishing. Narrative and visual storytelling that combine poetry and information… learn more

Slanted  Baltus Salzwedel | 
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CXI Conference 2020 #12

The largest European corporate and brand identity conference CXI is entering it’s twelfth round and will again present outstanding branding case studies. On May 29th selected clients and brand agencies will again be showing together how things look from both sides of the partnership, identifying problem areas and presenting solutions at CXI Conference 2020 #12. They will give insights into the complexity and sheer breadth of what is involved in defining a project, bringing clarity to desired outcomes… learn more

Slanted  Baltus Salzwedel | 
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Squadron

Turning past into present with typography and photography. The title „Squadron,“ that appears in the 1942 documentary on Czechoslovak airmen in Great Britain, was the initial inspiration for a photographic—typographic project, whose basic concept is a reflection on the story of Czech airmen. The fates of Czechoslovak airmen during World War II represent an important moment in history that, in its moral significance, transcends the borders of the Czech Republic. For artistic duo of typographer Jan… learn more

Slanted  Sebastian Schubmehl | 
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Adobe Live in February: The big Photoshop birthday special

Nine creative people in nine sessions over three days. It’s Photoshop’s birthday and we are celebrating all of the possibilities: Traditional, highly professional image processing and photography will be given a stage, as well as illustration, image composition, storytelling and digital smartphone art. We are celebrating the ideas that can be realized with Photoshop. From the small sketch to high-resolution 3D artwork. So watch out—as you’ll be able to experience inspiration, techniques and many great… learn more

Slanted  Julia Kahl | 
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Allrounder Grotesk

Meet Allrounder Grotesk, a decent and modest font and the first member of the multipurpose Allrounder superfamily. A workhorse that lives up to its name, Allrounder Grotesk consists of ten weights ranging from a delicate Air to a powerful Black with 900+ glyphs per font. Each weight is accompanied by carefully hand-corrected italics. The sans serif typeface supports more than 200 Latin-based languages, containing the complete „LatinPlus“ glyph set developed by underware. It also provides you with… learn more

Slanted  Moritz Kleinsorge | 
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European Design Awards 2020

Until February 21st, you can still apply for the European Design Awards 2020. Take the chance and prove yourself agains the most talented creatives from all over Europe. Apply Now! Since 2007 a group of people, made out of publishers, journalists, editors, and academics, come together on a yearly basis, to gather, evaluate and acknowledge the best examples of communication design in our continent. It is a very special and unique set up, in the sense that it involves the people who curate similar… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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art Karlsruhe 2020

art Karlsruhe 2020 opened its doors today for a preview and we had a first look at the program of 200 international galleries as well as numerous one-artist shows, flanked by a varied supporting program and the special exhibitions. For the third time, the „Karlsruhe Multiple“ project draws attention to an endangered species. As in previous years, the art project initiated by Vollack is a cooperation with the Karlsruhe Zoo and the State Majolica Manufactory. In 2020, it is the Humboldt Penguin that is… learn more

Slanted  Julia Kahl | 
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In 20 Posters Around the World

ENTKUNSTUNG is an independent forum for art criticism and practice based in Berlin and Vienna. On the occasion of the publication of their third yearbook, they invited 22 artists and designers from all over the world to participate and support their project In 20 Posters Around the World by creating an exclusive poster artwork. The result: 20 wonderful posters that represent not only each artist’s aesthetic but also a strong feeling of community and cooperation. The posters are available in their… learn more

Slanted  entkunstung | 
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Blow

Blow is a dynamic sans serif in five weights. Rooted in medieval style, Blow shifts from firm forms into smooth curves and waves. For each alphabet and figures, numerous alternates come in three steps, taking the idea of hard and soft forms with each step a bit further. Purposefully used, Blow allows the designer to have a lot of options to work with. You can easily select each alternate group through Stylistic Set (01–03), or get the wildest typography with nice to types unique randomizer. Just activate… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 

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