Matthias Müller’s Particle Art

There’s this guy called Matthias Müller, and he makes beautiful abstractions out of virtual dust on his supercomputer. He’s some kind of motion-art superhero, probably sent to us from the exploding Planet 3DS Max by his scientist parents. In this post I’ve picked out a few examples of his work, because as well as being simply gorgeous viewing material, they’re … Read More

Cinemetrics: Interactive Movie Infographics

Cinemetrics is the fascinating result of Frederic Brodbeck‘s bachelor graduation project at The Royal Academy of Art in the Netherlands. As a graphic designer, Brodbeck is drawn to particular style details, but as a generative coder he’s interested in exploring the role for graphic design in analysing these same details. He picked the medium of film as his ‘data-set’ and came up … Read More

Make Something Cool Every Day

Members of the Flickr group Make Something Cool Every Day are making cool things every day, in a social experiment that looks like a lot of fun. The group’s rules are simple: ONE upload per day. Each piece must not have taken longer than a day to make. So with these in mind, here is a slideshow of their submissions, … Read More

Design Excellence in Tron Legacy

I watched Tron Legacy this weekend. Awesome movie, if only for the following reasons: The music The aesthetics Jeff Bridges That’s it Despite not having the greatest storyline or script, the film has still had quite a profound effect on me thanks to its frankly mind-blowing visual identity. As with most of the films I watch these days, I like … Read More