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Beyond Tellerrand Berlin—Recap

beyond tellerrand is an affordable, single-track event that brings together creativity and technology. Held in Düsseldorf, Berlin, and Munich, each gathering attracts over 500 attendees, fostering a well-known, welcoming atmosphere. The expression “beyond tellerrand” is a mix of the English word “beyond” and the German phrase “Über den Tellerrand schauen,” which means “Think outside the box.” As usual, the speakers...

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Every Vote Counts

To mark the 34th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the BERLINER ZEITUNG is launching a campaign to draw attention to its Open Source platform, which anyone interested can use to submit texts. Berlin-based designer Raban Ruddigkeit has created the motifs for the campaign with the help of artificial intelligence. They show some of the peaceful revolutionaries of...

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Stand Der Dinge / State of Things

Stand der Dinge / State of Things is the bachelor thesis of Farina Michelle at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. The book is a typographical exploration of the potential legacy of a person. In the form of lists, she describes her current material possessions, immaterial facts about her persona and precisely described memorabilia. Black boxes and line spacing...

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Slanted in Amsterdam: Moniker

Unveiling the creative wonders of Amsterdam’s design scene in its 41st issue, Slanted embarked on an inspiring journey through the charming capital of the Netherlands. Our exploration led us to the friendly and amazing people of Moniker, who welcomed us in their creative studio. Moniker explores the characteristics of technology and its influence on our daily lives. They have designed many...

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PARCOURS 23

From 14 to 16 July 2023, PARCOURS 23 invites you on behalf of all graduates to the exhibition of the bachelor’s theses in the fields of illustration, communication, media and product design as well as the master’s theses of the design program. This semester, it is about to stimulate the visitors’ understanding of design and offer an all-round view. The...

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Achtung: enthält Leben. Notizbuch, Bullet Journal, Tagebuch

Don’t miss the exhibition Achtung: enthält Leben. Notizbuch, Bullet Journal, Tagebuch at Klingspor Museum Offenbach. Notebooks, bullet journals, and diaries: as containers of ephemeral moments, they accompany our lives. They gradually fill up with experiences, noteworthy events, and memos, serving as an important structuring medium for many people. Often, they become individual works of art, especially when artists keep a...

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Slanted in Amsterdam: martens and martens

Embracing Amsterdam’s Creative Pulse! Slanted’s 41st issue embarks on an awe-inspiring journey through the design haven of the Netherlands’ charming capital. We had the incredible pleasure of visiting the brilliant minds of Karel and Diederik Martens from martens and martens, immersing ourselves in their studio and delving into captivating conversations on all things design-related. Karel Martens (1939) is a graphic...

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Typeface of the Month: South East

This month’s Typeface of the Month: South East by Copenhagen based type foundry Playtype. South East is a sans serif type family loosely inspired by the shapes and compositions seen in Hangul, the Korean alphabet. The typeface includes a wide range of stylistic sets, allowing the user to choose between three different center heights and a good number of alternate...

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Schönste Deutsche Bücher 2023

The 25 Schönste Deutsche Bücher 2023 (25 Most Beautiful German Books of 2023) have been announced. The Stiftung Buchkunst (Book Art Foundation) honors the best-designed books of the year. 603 submissions competed for these coveted awards. In the competition for the Schönste Deutsche Bücher, two expert juries carefully selected the 25 most beautiful books of the year. Fourteen jurors deliberated...

Slanted in Amsterdam: SiR Albert Hotel

Those who regularly follow our channels have surely come across articles about Amsterdam’s design scene (and more will follow). In November 2022, we embarked on an editorial trip to the Dutch capital for Slanted Magazine #41—Amsterdam, where we had the incredible opportunity to meet brilliant minds. After long and exciting days, we were delighted to find tranquility in the elegant...

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How to Design Fonts

Unleash your inner font designer with How to Design Fonts, the ultimate guide for crafting exceptional typefaces. In the ever-evolving world of typography, crafting exceptional typefaces is an art form that requires skill, creativity, and a deep understanding of design principles. For those looking to embark on a journey of font design mastery, How to Design Fonts is the ultimate...