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Forward Festival 2023

The Forward Festival has been a significant yearly event for the creative industry in the DACH area. It connects the leading creatives, local heroes, and uprising young creatives from all the different fields of the industry. The festival offers a wide range of topics, from graphic design, typography, and animation to advertising, creative entrepreneurship, photography, and film. Furthermore, it supports...

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White Fungus

Taiwan-based independent arts magazine White Fungus returns to print for the first time since the pandemic with the release of its 17th issue. The new edition will be out in early June. The issue features in-depth articles on bats, avant-garde jazz group The Art Ensemble of Chicago, plus an exploration of the world of Taiwanese folk religion and its connection...

Book Launch & Exhibition: The Neubad Plakat

In celebration of Neubad Lucerne’s 10th anniversary, The Neubad Plakat, a comprehensive book featuring every poster created for Neubad over the past ten years has just been published. This remarkable collection has been brought to life by the Neubad graphic pool, which has grown to include over 100 talented designers from across Europe. In the last decade alone, they have...

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#ShowUs Grant

Getty Images and Dove have announced today the launch of the #ShowUs Grant focused on women’s health. The #ShowUs Grant supports diversity in creative advertising photography and videography by providing two prizes of $ 5,000.– each, along with an extensive mentoring program. It aims to amplify the voices of women, femmes, and non-binary artists. The recipients will have the opportunity to...

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Rundgang at Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design 2023

From July 21st to July 23rd, the annual Rundgang at Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design 2023 will take place. The Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design (ABK Stuttgart) transforms its campus into a large exhibition space where the academy’s approximately 900 students present their recent works and projects. During the Rundgang, students from the Architecture, Art/Art Education,...

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Slanted in Amsterdam: KesselsKramer

Exploring Amsterdam’s vibrant design scene was an absolute delight for our 41st issue of Slanted Magazine! We had the incredible opportunity to meet some of the brightest minds in this charming capital of The Netherlands. One such encounter was with Gijs van den Berg from KesselsKramer—we paid a visit to their inspiring studio, engaging in captivating conversations on all things...

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100 Best Posters 22 Winners & Exhibition

The exhibition of the 100 Best Posters 22 was inaugurated last Thursday at the Kulturforum Berlin, marking a momentous occasion in the world of poster design. This exhibition showcases the 100 winning posters from this year’s prestigious competition, the “100 Best Posters Germany Austria Switzerland.” Since its inception in 2001, this annual competition has been organized by 100 Beste Plakate...

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The Neubad Plakat

We are glad to introduce to you our publication The Neubad Plakat—A Contemporary Design Phenomenon, which is out today! In the Swiss province, at the foot of picturesque mountains, on a quiet lake, a biotope of avant-garde design has formed. The self-proclaimed “Poster Town” Lucerne has managed to merge the boundaries between art and design, creating a contemporary design phenomenon in...

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Get Ready for The AI Revolution With LABASAD

If you work in design and creativity, in 2023 you have probably asked yourself this question: will AI take my job? Can I compete with a machine that generates creative solutions in a matter of seconds? Should I keep training if my work will soon be automated? Professionals wishing to start or continue training in graphic design, illustration and other...

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Slanted in Amsterdam: The Rodina

For its 41st issue, Slanted checked out Amsterdam’s design scene and visited a selection of the city’s most brilliant minds—creatives and designers located in the charming capital of the Netherlands. Amongst others we were happy to visit Tereza and Vit from The Rodina, meet them in their studio, and talk about a lot of relevant and interesting design-related topics! The...

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European Design Festival 2023

From May 31st to June 4th, Luxembourg City will host the European Design Festival 2023. Design Luxembourg, the association that organizes the festival, has planned five days of diverse and varied events to which creative professionals from all over Europe and the public are invited. On the program? Conferences, studio visits, workshops, a designers’ market and exhibitions, but also two...

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Ho Ho Ho Chi Minh

We are happy to introduce Ho Ho Ho Chi Minh—a compelling book that offers a profound glimpse into modern Vietnam and provides valuable lessons for turbulent times by combining insightful quotes from Ho Chí Minh with Michael Herman’s captivating photographs. “It is a sign of wisdom to negotiate instead of fighting” spoke Ho Chí Minh, Vietnamese revolutionary and politician. He...