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DISRUPTIVE TYPE

Disruptive Type is a new virtual exhibition space showcasing the amazing variety of letterforms within the disruptive culture amongst contemporary type designers. The work of eleven contemporary (collaborative) typefaces of talented type designers is shown. Because of his deep fascination for letterforms and their variety, Copenhagen based designer Jonas Baun Andersen initiated the project in order to create a new...

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Focus Ex

Focus Ex is a tool that helps users to read digital texts. It was primarily designed based on the needs of people with ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is the collective term for a group of neurological symptoms causing much difficulty in everyday functioning. One of the most characteristic symptoms of ADHD is the difficulty to maintain focus, especially during...

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SOCIAL AWARENESS POSTERS

The project SOCIAL AWARENESS POSTERS started in April 2020, during the first world wide wave of Corona Virus. Besides a few other designers, artist Mirko Ilić showed his work to raise awareness about the Corona Virus. Messages of safety guidelines, messages of support and generalized encouragement where shown on digital billboards around New York. After the images were prominently displayed,...

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Kunst im öffentlichen Raum in Stuttgart

What counts as art in public space and what does not? To what extent does this influence or change our social life? Who may exhibit when and where? These question are becoming evermore relevant, in times when museums and galleries are closed and  exhibited art changes to different places. Stuttgart already has an extraordinarily high number of publicly accessible works...

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A is A is A

When it comes to analyzing typography it is not only about serif or sans serif, alternating strokes, their widths, proportionality or equal thickness, round or angular shape parts (e.g. or the axial position of single letters, it is also about taking a closer look into the DNA of a typeface. The exhibition A is A is A shows such visual...

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Troptical

Just like in music, great rhythm of typefaces is essential. Great rhythm feels tight and professional, while bad rhythm appears too bad for readability. Rhythm does not have to be rigid and just like any rule can be bent or broken. Great examples of odd rhythms would be how The Beatles used shifting meters in Strawberry Fields, and quintuple meters...

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Bureau Populaire

When in May 1968, art students, painters from outside the university and striking workers decided to permanently occupy the art school in order to produce posters that would “give concrete support to the great movement of the workers on strike who are occupying their factories in defiance of the Gaullist government,” the posters of the Atelier Populaire started a revolution....

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TDC Launches TDC67 and 24TDC Awards

Established in 1946 in New York, The Type Directors Club—the world’s leading typography organization—celebrates and amplifies the power of typography and serves as a global community united by the shared belief that type drives culture and culture drives type. This year marks the first editions of  typography awards competitions since the announcement of TDC’s merger with The One Club for...

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Catalog of Die Schönsten Deutschen Bücher 2020

Although the end of the year 2020 is turbulent, book lovers in Germany are lucky that the most beautiful German books were once again chosen by the Stiftung Buchkunst (Book Art Foundation). This year’s award ceremony also saw the presentation of the annual catalog of Die Schönsten Deutschen Bücher 2020, designed and implemented by the team from Bureau Est, based...

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Clementine Journal Calls for Submissions

Clementine is a bi-annual journal circulating ideas for future perspectives. Each issue offers a proposition that invites to be considered, shared, and adopted. Clementine provides a record of ideas and inspirations guided by a specific proposition in each issue. It is personal, inspirational, and positive. The idea is to bring people together and share their varied and unique perspectives. We...

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Slanted Winter Break 20/21

From December 23rd we will be taking our annual winter break to recharge our batteries and tackle many new projects in the new year full of energy! From January 7th, 2021 we will be back in person for you. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our readers, media partners, supporters, cooperation partners, friends, editorial staff, and all...

Stock Clearance at Slanted Publishers

We are clearing our warehouse making room for new publications in the coming year. That’s why you can buy many Slanted magazines, limited special editions and books at absolute killer prices in the online store from now until 01/06/2021. Shipping will take place only after our return from the winter break from 01/07/2021. Below you can find a list of...