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266 weltverbessernde Projekte – ein Prozess

How the DDC created WAS IST GUT, a design competition for world-improving projects, and what it produced, is documented in 266 weltverbessernde Projekte – ein Prozess edited by Bettina Knoth. This competition was different. And so is this publication! With WAS IST GUT, the DDC did not look for the familiar glossy solutions, but asked for projects that people have...

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Fuerte Type

Fuerte Type is an independent type design studio based in Dubai (UAE) and Colonia (UY), committed to developing rigorously crafted typefaces with a strong graphic appeal to help designers create memorable visual experiences. Over the last six years, Fermín Guerrero (Fuerte’s Director) has been publishing typefaces with two of the most prestigious type foundries—Colophon (UK) and Typotheque (NL), which received...

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CORRELATIONS

CORRELATIONS is an interdisciplinary event gathering creatives, experts, as well as curious non-experts for an exchange on Artificial Intelligence. Over 2.5 days, KITeGG will provide a forum for critical reflection, knowledge and skill sharing, and discussions on the use of AI as a creative tool. With a series of lectures, workshops, performances, and an exhibition, they invite visitors to explore...

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Visualizing Complexity

Visualizing data is complex, it depends on a variety of factors to present statistics in an understandable way. The handbook Visualizing Complexity by Nicole Lachenmeier and Darjan Hil can help: At the intersection of design, journalism, communication, and data science, the book opens up new ways of working with abstract data and invites readers to try their hands at information...

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Sirenia

Sirenia is a friendly display face with rounded corners and flowing transitions. The letters have a very organic look and feel, as if naturally grown. There are clear calligraphic influences in the typeface, since the letterforms are based on a written construction, all drawn with a single stroke. This authentic natural look is ideally suited for lifestyle products, the food...

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

We had the pleasure again this year to visit the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 which took place for the 74th time. After two very restricted and reduced years, the exhibition halls definitely filled up again—what we happily observed. The book fair was back, with plenty of events, conferences, readings, talks, performances and exciting surprises. This year the focus topic was translation—not...

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

We had the pleasure again this year to visit the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 which took place for the 74th time. After two very restricted and reduced years, the exhibition halls definitely filled up again—what we happily observed. The book fair was back, with plenty of events, conferences, readings, talks, performances and exciting surprises. This year the focus topic was translation—not...

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Typodarium 2023

With a sure instinct and a global network, Raban Ruddigkeit and Lars Harmsen are always scouting new fonts. The most exciting find their way into this years Typodarium 2023. Day of the week and date on the front, index of figures, designer and source of supply on the back on a colored background. The cute calendar sets the pace in...

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Typodarium 2023

With a sure instinct and a global network, Raban Ruddigkeit and Lars Harmsen are always scouting new fonts. The most exciting find their way into this years Typodarium 2023. Day of the week and date on the front, index of figures, designer and source of supply on the back on a colored background. The cute calendar sets the pace in...

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Slanted Magazine #40—Experimental Type

Mum probably told us, “The oven is a danger zone.” Still, we had to ex­periment our first burn to know how hot fire is. Our parents covered us with millions of kisses, long before we fell in love with somebody and experimented our first kiss. Even if we saw it before, nobody could really tell us how beautiful it is....

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MC1R Magazine #7

There is a new issue of MC1R Magazine #7 —The Magazine for Redheads and we love it! The blow up issue represents the latest projects all around global photography initiatives with redheads. This print copy is limited and exclusive, designed by Marcel Häusler, the new designer of MC1R Magazine. Contributors: Erika Lust, Joel Meyerowitz, Palina Rojinski, Henrik Alm, Jocelyn Lee, Thomas...

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Buchbinderei Spinner

We were recently allowed to take a look at the bookbindery Spinner in Ottersweier in the northern Black Forest, which has been binding Slanted Magazine and lots of our books for many years. Hard and soft covers have been produced there by around 75 employees for more than six decades. The family-owned company is in its third generation and always...