Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings

I have always been a big fan of Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings and I own several books documenting his work. This 752-page,…

Indiecon 2020

Independent Publishing Festival
This weekend from September 5th to 6th, Indiecon 2020 will take place in Hamburg. There is still the possibility to register for…

Collection of Research on Chinese Typography

The Type
As the earliest and leading research & culture project about typography & graphic design culture in the Chinese speaking world, The Type…

Cercle Magazines #7 & #8

Two New Cercle Magazines
The Cercle Magazines #7 & #8 are now available in the Slanted Shop. Cercle is an independent and thematic magazine published once…

Social matter, social design

For good or bad, all design is social
Beautifully produced and designed, Social matter, social design is a real enrichment for the socially conscious designer. Through its diverse essays, creative…

The Natural Enemies of Books

A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography
The Natural Enemies of Books is a response to the groundbreaking 1937 publication Bookmaking on the Distaff Side, which brought together contributions…

Let’s Play Outdoors & Little Big Rooms

By Little Gestalten
There are many children’s books, but not all of them please us as much as these two releases from Little Gestalten. Especially…


Archive of Correspondence
For Mail, artist Mungo Thomson (b. 1969, Davis, CA) asked The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles to let their incoming mail accumulate…

Slanted in L.A.: Happening Studio

Slanted Magazine #35—L.A.
In a town like L.A. and on a production like Slanted’s, which brings together the material for a magazine, not everything has to…

Visual Coexistence

Informationdesign and Typography in the Intercultural Field
In Visual Coexistence Ruedi Baur and his research team analyze visual graphics from different cultures and identify their specific principles of depiction.…

Free Poster

published by Matter Of
Free Poster is a non-profit cooperative project which connects artistic productions within public and pri­vate spaces through analog media. It is published…

Remember the South

Visual Exploration of Elements of Racism and Stereotypes of the American South
In Remember the South, artist Frank Frances creates a contemporary re-imagining of colonialism through a fictional adaptation of elements used today that…

The Gardens of Eden & Small Homes, Grand Living

New Publications for a More Personalized Life
We present you two new publications The Gardens of Eden & Small Homes, Grand Living by gestalten that can help you to…

The Book Block

Industrial Bookbinding Techniques
The Book Block is a manual of industrial binding techniques, the first in the Making a Book collection, which focuses on manuals…

Eye 100

Celebrating Graphic Design since 100 Issues
After nearly three decades of continuous publishing, Eye’s hundredth issue is a special called Talking about graphic design, a broad overview of…

DO YOU READ ME? & Buchhandlungen

New Publications Celebrating Book Shops Worldwide
DO YOU READ ME? Bookshops are not the only places where books are sold. They are places of togetherness in a neighborhood…

Absolute Egypt

Visual Culture of Egypt
Absolute Egypt book is a documentation of the local visual culture through the lens of graphic design in the local older areas…

A Shift in Perspective

An Investigation into Creativity from Constraint
The discipline of visual communication, similar to many others, underlies a great deal of pressure, as it involves a high need for…

Shape Grammars

By Jannis Maroscheck
How can unique pieces be mass produced? Or: How can the computer take over and support creative work? Sol LeWitt writes in…

Slanted Special Issue Rhineland-Palatinate

Summer / Autumn 2020
Above all, Rhineland-Palatinate stands out for its wine with 65 percent of German wine being produced there. But what about design? Following…


A wickedly self-deprecating view of today’s creative industry
Schwarzdenker offers a wickedly self-deprecating view of today’s creative industry. For designers, for all the future potential designers, and for their parents…

Yearbook 2019: Position

Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design
The current yearbook of the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design provides insights into the institution under the topic “Position” and…

Yearbook 100 Beste Plakate 19

Every year the association 100 Beste Plakate e. V. presents awards to honor the most innovative and trendsetting poster designs from Germany,…

Permanently Improvised

15 Years of Urban Print Collage
Permanently Improvised: 15 Years of Urban Print Collage! The artist duo Various & Gould has been an integral part of Berlin’s Urban…
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