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kiosk magazine

kiosk magazine started as a free project by students at the Münster School of Design and was then realized through crowdfunding. The magazine collects stories and impulses in a place where everyone is welcome, where a short visit leads to a long conversation and one drink to the next. A mixed bag filled with loud and quiet voices, with addictive potential and things that scratch dreams like scratch cards. The team behind kiosk magazine wants to rethink the magazine medium. Therefore kiosk functions as a pla learn more

Slanted  lauraflethe | 
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100 beste Plakate 21 Deutschland Österreich Schweiz

From today it’s that time again: the competition 100 beste Plakate 21 Deutschland Österreich Schweiz (100 best posters 21 Germany Austria Switzerland) starts and posters can be submitted here. We can’t wait to see all the fantastic creations with color and typography artistry, the visionary illustrations, and stunning graphic design. Every year, the entries to the largest annual poster competition in the German-speaking world are selected. Only the hundred best make it into the highly regarded traveling exh learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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Experimental Type—Call for Submissions

Get ready, because finally the  Experimental Type—Call for Submissions for the upcoming issue of Slanted Magazine has officially started. Slanted #40—Experimental Type deals with experimental design strategies in typography and graphic design. This issue presents projects incorporating the accident into the design process, works based on mistakes and inaccuracy, fonts that derive from a concept or a system—in the end work that experiments or goes unconventional ways in design. This issue showcases cutting e learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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Mark Gowing: Inside the Oblong

With the limited-edition volume sold out, Formist are pleased to release a new edition of Mark Gowing: Inside the Oblong. This updated edition features an essay by Eye Magazine’s John L. Walters alongside the foreword by design writer Kevin Finn. Mark Gowing: Inside the Oblong collects twenty years of posters by the esteemed designer and is a portrait of his uncompromising process for commercial clients and his own personal practice. Over 288 pages the book explores the rhythms, proportion, and dynamics of learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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Snifform

Look, observe, search, experiment. Sniffing the city and discovering its language. Snifform is a project by Husmee that invites everyone to participate in a collective graphic design project. As in the past with projects such as Timeless Massimo Vignelli or 60 Helvetica, Husmee is now developing another project of its own: Snifform. This project aims to explore and test urban morphology in all its aspects and dimensions, from basic static figures to the formal dynamics of digital space. Starting from a phot learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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Frei Fühlen

Frei Fühlen (Feeling Free) is a book by Cora J. Pereghy about her individual journey to self-acceptance, narcissistic views of humanity, and feminist independence. As the stigma „generation unable to commit“ was triggering the 25-year-old German author Cora J. Pereghy for a while already, she felt the desire to take a stand concerning this topic and write a book about it. Cora always felt addressed by the expression but never identified with it. She rather understood herself as someone boycotting the common learn more

Slanted  Cora Pereghy | 
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Color Combination Calendar 2022

The year is coming to an end, make now already sure that 2022 will be a colorful year. The Color Combination Calendar 2022 by Luzia Hein offers 53 color combinations to brighten up the upcoming year. Already from the outside, the calendar reflects the theme of color–all four edges of the book block are colored, on three pages there is a color cut in dark wooden green and the binding is colored in a rose tone. Inside, a double page for each week of the year is designed with a seasonal color combination, alte learn more

Slanted  Luzia Hein | 
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100For10

More than 100 artists, photographers, and designers have already had the pleasure of creating their very own version of a 100FOR10 book, and we would like to introduce you to three of them who have focused primarily on type design. 100FOR10 is an art project initiated by Melville Brand Design in Munich, Germany. Print is dead—is never dead. To publish a book is a bad idea—is a very good idea. 100for10 is a series of art books, of which each issue contains 100 black and white pages and costs only 10.– Euro. learn more

Slanted  Melville Brand Design | 
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Toca Me 2022

On March 5th, 2022, once again TOCA ME 2022 Design Conference will take place in Munich’s Alte Kongresshalle with renown speakers from all over the world. Since 2003 TOCA ME Design Conference brings together some of the most innovative designers from around the globe. Covering all fields of analogue and digital design. From graphic design, typography and film to creative coding, virtual reality and machine learning. Past participants include legends of design such as Joshua Davis, Jessica Walsh, Seb Lester, learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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New Grammar of Ornament

We are happy to announce that the book New Grammar of Ornament by Thomas Weil is now available at Slanted Shop! Ornaments are omnipresent: they can be found on buildings, fabrics, jewelry, tiles, ceramics, and wallpaper. Scorned at the outset of the modern age, ornament has long since returned to architecture and influences design drafts as much as tattoo motifs. In New Grammar of Ornament, German architect and designer Thomas Weil compares current ornamental objects with the results of archaeological resea learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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Rundgang at HfG Karlsruhe

Today we would like to invite you to the Rundgang at the HfG Karlsruhe taking place from December 9th, 2021 to January 6th, 2022. Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG Karlsruhe) is proud to present its Rundgang 2021/22. From December 9th to January 6th the atriums of HfG Karlsruhe will become a vast exhibition space. More than 400 students from the fields of Exhibition Design and Scenography, Communication Design, Art Research and Media Philosophy, Media Art, and Product Design give… learn more

Slanted  shafner | 
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Typeface of the Month: Subtil Grotesk

Our Typeface of the Month: Subtil Grotesk is designed by Thomas Thiemich and published by Type By boutique foundry. Functional—check! Low contrast—check! Sans serif—check! At first, Subtil Grotesk may look just like your next Helvetica-class sans serif. „Helvetica?“ —you might ask. Yes, Subtil Grotesk is a telling sample of a world where the dominance of the serious post-Great-war Grotesque—such as Monotype Grotesque No.1/10, Helvetica, Folio, Akzidenz, News Gothic, Venus, and… learn more

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Inque

INQUE is a beautiful annual literary magazine dedicated to exceptional new writing. It documents a decade that will usher in a new era. It will run no advertising, have no web version, and publish only ten issues. From Dan Crowe (publisher of Port magazine and Granta book editor) and Matt Willey (BAFTA-nominated creative behind the Killing Eve title sequence, partner at Pentagram design studio, and former art director of The New York Times Magazine) comes an ad-free title dedicated to publishing… learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 
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Design Shifts

The new publication Design Shifts documents international guest lectures and experimental typographic posters from over ten years of Lunchtime Talks, Dinnertime Talks and Degree Show keynotes in the Media Design study program at DHBW Ravensburg and is now available at Slanted Shop! On 248 pages, Design Shifts presents more than 100 event posters and graphic experiments for international guest lectures. As a visual response to each talk, design professor Klaus Birk and committed students… learn more

Slanted  Prima.Publikationen | 
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sturbock

Today we would like to introduce you to sturbock, an inspiring platform for people who want to live a conscious life away from mass consumption without giving up the idea of design and aesthetics. The brands that sturbock presents deliberately focus on authentic brands with charm and a special story, which is made accessible to you at sturbock—both on the website and on social media. Either you browse through the diverse product feed, click through topic-specific sets that facilitate the search for the… learn more

Slanted  Franzi Haeussner | 

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