Slanted #9 Stencil. Type.
In “Stencil. Type.” we look into stencil fonts and their modern applications to produce evidence that this type features special and often misjudjed aesthetics.Slanted presents the innovative work of Gavillet & Rust and their fontlabel Optimo (Geneva), the large format paintings of Christopher Wool (New York), an impressive photo series of Francois Fleruy (Paris) and many more. The sections “Fontlabels, Fonts & Families”, “Fontnames Illustrated” and “Typolyrics” introduce contemporary fonts and designers from all over the world, followed by interviews with John Boardley, Kouga Hirano and Chip Kidd and an interesting type essay by Hannes von Döhren.Furthermore Slanted Magazine introduces numerous stencil-works of professionals and students (Hauser, Schwarz, Mind Design, Ko Sliggers, Autobahn, etc.).Slanted Magazine #9Stencil. Type.Winter 2009 164 pages