Slanted #24 – Istanbul — Karlsruhe, Germany

Istanbul is the only metropolis in the world that unites two continents.

Istanbul – the city on the Bosphorus – is famous for its countless minarets, magnificent palaces, colorful markets and traders, seagulls and stray cats. Traditional crafts collide with a young and blossoming art and design scene, which is slowly changing the face and image of the city. Slanted takes a close-up look at contemporary design work and all the tumultuous developments in this cultural melting pot city balanced between the Orient and the Occident. On their one-week-trip the Slanted team met 15 design studios and produced comprehensive studio portraits which provide a vivid and up-to-the-minute picture of the scene.

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