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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Soul of a Nation

In summer 2019 we were in Los Angeles to produce the Slanted issue #35. At THE BROAD Museum we visited the exhibition Soul of a Nation : Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983. We apologize for not being able to identify all artists and to give credits for the respective works. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists made over two decades, beginning in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement. Soul of a Nation… weiterlesen

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Ten Years of SCHIRN MAG

The SCHIRN MAG has established itself as an important medium in the contemporary art and culture scene in the ten years since its launch. Starting with the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt’s  exhibitions and themes, the spectrum of contributions to the online magazine has continued to evolve. The SCHIRN MAG is therefore now presenting itself in an entirely new design and layout. With its permanent columns, the SCHIRN MAG provides insights into the contemporary art scene, in German and English. «Context»… weiterlesen

Slanted  Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt | 
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Freistil #7

For almost 20 years FREISTIL—The Bible Of Illustration—has been published for the German-speaking world by Publisher Hermann Schmidt. It is a standard work in the media and marketing world and a springboard for many careers. The name FREISTIL is program, because they present illustrations without stylistic and fashion boundaries. Now the team of FREISTIL is working on issue number 7, which will be published in November 2020. They would be very happy to have you as a contributor. If you want to be one… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Visual Journey in the World of the Iñupiat People

Embark on a visual journey in the world of the Iñupiat people with the latest motion video created by illo.tv for Akima : a 3 minutes-long exploration of the values and history that define the native inhabitants of northwest Alaska. The Iñupiat people have managed to thrive in one of the harshest environments on Earth, guided by their strong values and by a lifestyle and a culture they knew how to nurture and adapt. This very set of values that has guided the Alaska natives throughout history… weiterlesen

Slanted  illo.tv | 
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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… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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! weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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%… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

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… weiterlesen

Slanted  Studio Superkolor | 

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