Slated launched a new responsive and bilingual website
The www.slanted.de website is online with a new structure and a new design in English and German language now.
The German capital letter Eszett
On June 29, 2017, the Council for German Orthography endorsed the optional use of a capital sharp s (ẞ). Written by Christoph Koeberlin.
Shedding light on the bold inline style
Inline styles were popular companions of upright weights in geometric sans families of the late 1920s and early 1930s. A story by Ferdinand Ulrich.
Slanted #29 – Helsinki out now
In the summer of 2016 the Slanted editors embarked on their trip to Helsinki to take a close-up look at the contemporary design scene there. (more…)
TYPO Berlin 2017, International Design Conference
The early-bird registration phase for TYPO 2017 ends in a few days. Look at the complete programme.
Erik Spiekermann on p98a’s innovative revival of the letterpress
p98a is an experimental letterpress workshop in Berlin dedicated to letters, printing and paper. Read the whole story at typeroom.eu.
TYPO Labs 2017 conference – first speakers announced
The 2nd TYPO Labs Conference will be held in Berlin, 6–8 April 2017. TYPO Labs is an immersive type technology summit featuring talks, industry discussion panels, classrooms, peer learning and countless networking opportunities.
NB Akademie, a new font family by Neubau
Berlin-based studio Neubau has released a new typeface, NB Akademie designed by Stefan Gandl, which is comprised of 20 different styles from light to mono black-italic. (more…)
Shirts and totes printed directly on urban utility covers
Using public street fixtures as printing elements, the artist collective behind Berlin-based Raubdruckerin (pirate printer) produces shirts and bags imprinted with manhole covers, vents, and utility grates. (more…)
Writing your way through the history of broken scripts
On the weekend of 16th and 17th July 2016 typeface designers, graphic designers, calligraphers, typographers etc. are welcome to attend the workshop and lecture series on broken scripts (blackletter) and get to know three of the main broken scripts through writing!