Tag Archives: color

The Quarter Round Mosaic

The Quarter Round Mosaic is an interesting experiment and so aesthetically pleasing…The projects is a “geometric assembly exploring the influence of color in an arbitrarily generated field. Each mosaic is generated over time so that shapes placed earlier in the process have more influence on the composition. At a regular interval, a quarter round shape is placed in some empty grid space. The quarter round immediately polls all of its neighbors (existing or not) to determine the mean average color of the region. It then transforms itself to that color and rotates to some random orthogonal orientation.”Design and code by Jared Tarbell….See some images below and check out the site HERE!

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Sound Sculptures for Canon

Dentsu London has created this amazing video for Canon’s PIXMA colour printer range…This project features “surreal ‘sound sculptures’ made of dancing droplets of paint captured in extreme detail as they react to sound waves” and was created in collaboration with biochemist/photographer, Linden Gledhill…Watch the “making-of-video” and the final result below…find out more about Dentsu London here!

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Canon Pixma: Bringing colour to life from Dentsu London on Vimeo.Canon Pixma Sound Sculptures from Dentsu London on Vimeo.Canon Pixma Sound Sculptures from Dentsu London on Vimeo.

A short history of the colorwheel, via IMPRINT!

Imprint, which is a wonderful online community for graphic designers, recently posted an awesome short history of the color wheel, moving from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Theory of Colours to Richard Waller’s “Table of Physiological Colors Both Mixt and Simple” and Moses Harris’ 1766 model from the Natural Systems of Colors…most fascinating are the beautiful images showing the evolution of the color wheel…head on over to Imprint to read the whole story, here!

The Vibrant World of Alexa Meade

Alexa Meade is an artist who has innovated a unique technique for presenting her subject matter. She paints directly on her subjects in order to turn three-dimensional space into two-dimensional space. Her work combines some form of painting, photography, performance installation and video. If you are in D.C. in the coming month be sure to check out her show at Irvine Contemporary. Amazing work…

Summerhouse Skane by LASC Studio

When the guys over at LASC Studio converted an old farmhouse in Oesterlen, Sweden, they not only added lots of light by adding larger windows facing the garden and courtyard, but they also opened up the rooms and added some amazing color accents. As Jonas and Johannes of LASC Studios put it:”One of the narratives are the colors that are never boldly present, but appear and disappear.” Well said guys…to check out more of their projects, go to their site, here!

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PIXELS by One More Production

Pixels invade New York City…We found this short film by Patrick Jean over at OneMoreProduction.com. View the short film below and check out the One More Production website for more incredible moving images, here! Also, make sure to check out some more of Patrick Jean’s Projects on his website, here!