Slanted Magazine #42 — Books is a magazine about books. Every day, people think about whether the future of (printed) books is tied to their sensory qualities. How do beautiful books find a place in media and society? How do content, medium, and form relate to each other? Beyond functionality, can manufacturing and design quality simply be understood as a marketing argument?
In this edition, Slanted Publishers takes a deeper look at books that push boundaries, transcend traditional norms and rediscover their essence. It is believed that true reading involves more than just skimming; It involves understanding, mastering and engaging in creative thinking. The value of the tactile experience of holding a book, turning the pages, setting it aside, and seamlessly continuing to read is enormous. It's an experience that many people cherish, and it defines the true essence of books.
Slanted Publishers highlights the resurgence of reading as an important trend, especially for those who seek lasting experiences and embrace thinking from multiple perspectives. This edition showcases books that go off the beaten path and break away from conventional conventions, and champions timeless book design where content shapes form.