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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Fiesta

Fiesta: The Branding and Identity of Festivals is a compilation of remarkable branding designs and campaigns for a variety of renowned festivals from around the world. The festivals examined span the worlds of music, cinema, design, gastronomy, culture, and art. The identity and communication campaign strategies deployed by festivals encompass an endless array of design techniques, from graphic elements such as logos, posters, web pages, advertisements, mobile apps, tickets, and wristbands to collectible… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Moon Exhibition—Lockdown special

The renowned Forward Festivals for Creativity, Design & Communication has started an open call for the Moon Exhibition—Lockdown special. For the time of the Covid19-Lockdown Forward Festival invites the creative community to use their platform to help in this situation that affects us all. Creatives from all disciplines are invited to pitch their ideas for a special of the „Moon Exhibition,“ which has been Forward’s platform for featuring young talent over the last years. Since many creatives lost… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Typeface of the Month: Game Time

All passion and frenzied heads blasting flecks of au jus into the faces of the temporally confused because it’s our Typeface of the Month: Game Time, all the time, and they aren’t what they eat, just an orange getting squeezed. A raw sense of energy, strength and determination. It’s bold and quick-stroke style was created by hand with a chisel tip marker providing harmony within the angles as strokes change direction, while also achieving a natural flow and texture to the aesthetic to the font. The… weiterlesen

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Motion graphics

Motion graphics—a digital technique that combines the language of traditional graphic design with the creative visual language of film and animation—has become a fast growing area within the practice of graphic design. With the function of storytelling, it evokes a strong emotion and creates a connection between the message and the watcher. It collects the outstanding projects from across the globe. All the striking works are divided into three categories, namely commercial, cultural, and experimental… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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form 287—Frauen und Design

The facts are completely banal: women make up half of the world’s population and some women design. The vast majority of them use designed products daily. And yet, like in many other male-dominated industries, women are still less visible in design than their male colleagues. Even as users, in the design process they regularly disappear in the shadow of the standard white male. form 287—Frauen und Design  is dedicated to the diverse perspectives that feminism opens up for design. It collects brilliant… weiterlesen

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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Novelties from Little Gestalten

Isn’t this the perfect time to take a stroll through the Slanted Shop? Among other publications you will find various new publications of Little Gestalten Publishers, which belongs to the publishing house Gestalten. Little Gestalten’s picture books, nonfiction, illustrated stories, and pop-ups are addressed to the young readers. Garbage Dog (German: „Streuner, der Straßenhund“) A heartwarming tale about a dog that makes his way from the streets to a new home, discovering the true meaning of… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Monograph of Michelangelo Penso

The graphic design studio Multiplo from Padova, Italy, designed the Monograph of Michelangelo Penso. The Publication was written by Leo Lecci, Andrea Daffra, and Daniele Napolitano, and edited by the venetian Galleria Alberta Pane. Michelangelo Penso is an artist who works with various materials and is specialized on sculpture, installation, and drawing. The artist’s work research a connection between art and science. His forms that fill the space are large configuration of organisms as they appear… weiterlesen

Slanted  Slanted editors | 
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New Queer Photography

Art, more than anything, opens up the possibility of approaching one’s own sexuality beyond the limits imposed by taboos. Not only does it allow for a risk-free, playful exploration of gender and forbidden desires, but it is unique in capturing its contradictions. In recent years, a young and active queer photography scene has emerged, helped in large part by social media. Indulging their desire for self-presentation, affirmation, and reflection, many photographers portray male homosexuality in… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Forward Festival Munich 2020

Forward Festival Munich 2020 took place at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München from March 12th to 13th. Unfortunately the event was canceled after the first day, as a result of the current health crisis. Forward Festival is an annual festival for the entire creative industry, which took place in Munich for the fifth time. This years event was dedicated to the challenges of the digital world and the human need for the analog counterpart. On this occasion, the organizers invited distinguished… weiterlesen

Slanted  Laura Nadvornik | 
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Bedow Head and Bedow Hand

Design studio Bedow turns 15 years this month and is celebrating with two new typefaces: Bedow Head and Bedow Hand interpret the studio’s working process and the variable typeface creates a seamless marriage between thinking and making. In honor of this approach, the two faces are named Head and Hand, two siblings in the same family with distinct personalities. Bedow Head is a rational sans serif—a pure strategist with an oversized head to match its intellect. Bedow Hand, by contrast, is a sensitive… weiterlesen

Slanted  beatrizaf | 
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Soviet Design—From Constructivism to Modernism

The Soviet Union left behind Soviet Design that is largely unknown in the West. Unlike Soviet-era architecture and graphic design, interior design from this period has not been thoroughly investigated. For the first time, Soviet Design—From Constructivism to Modernism offers a comprehensive survey of Soviet interior design from constructivism and the revolutionary avant-garde to late modernism. Based on extensive research and drawing on archives that were inaccessible until r ecently, Kristina… weiterlesen

Slanted  Clara Weinreich | 
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May, The Victory Font

Berlin, May 1945. Victorious soldiers leave inscriptions on the Reichstag walls. Today most of these inscriptions can be seen only in photo archives and museums. On the 75th anniversary of the victory, they are brought back to life with May, The Victory Font. RT and Contrast Foundry have created a unique font compiled from hundreds of original historical inscriptions. Behind almost each font character there is a real letter, hand-written by soldiers 75 years ago. Only certain missing glyphs in order to… weiterlesen

Slanted  Animography | 
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Multitalent Gouache

The German-Russian illustrator and artist Aljoscha Blau presents in his new book all the need to knows about the underdog Multitalent Gouache. Diluted, working with gouache is almost like with water color. Used as a paste, the paint is applied in opaque layers with a matte surface reminiscent of pastels. Soluble in water, it forgives „mistakes“ and allows for corrections and revisions. The fine grain of the pigments makes detailed drawings possible. Gouache dries quickly, is non-toxic and inexpensive… weiterlesen

Slanted  Slanted editors | 
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New Kansas

To celebrate the centennial of Cooper Black, one of the world’s most famous and best loved typefaces, Newlyn releases the first refresh in its 100 year history. Cooper Black Cooper Black shows up everywhere: movie and album titles, jewelry, airlines, and a range of shops from doughnuts to salons to tire repair, and everything in between. Cooper Black does not discriminate and this is what makes it an icon of pop-culture. Oswald Cooper Oswald Cooper (1879–1940) was a lettering artist who was… weiterlesen

Slanted  Miles Newlyn | 
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26. Leipziger Typotage

On Saturday, April 25th, 2020, the 26. Leipziger Typotage will focus on typography as a medium for orientation in digital and analog contexts. Not only do questions about individual type design will be addressed, but also the role of typography as an information carrier for (controlled) communication processes. The lectures will address user interface design, gaming, cartography, generative design and visual communication, which reflect a broad spectrum for typography as a navigator. Speakers… weiterlesen

Slanted  Slanted editors | 

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