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Today's Obsession: An Amazing Mistake

Here’s a gorgeous piece of typography from Keetra Dixon, whose work I’ve been following since she and her partner, JK Keller were undergrads at Cranbrook a few years back. This is actually a collaboration between the two, but I haven’t seen it at his site. This piece is a really lovely example of simple...

Today's Obsession: Scriptographer

If you’re into generative art, and more specifically Scriptographer for Illustrator, which lets you use pre-made JavaScript files to create generative works inside Illustrator, there’s a great new Voronoi tool which lets you create lovely cellular structures. In a real-world practical application, the structures look like clusters of connected soap bubbles or cobblestones matched...

Today's Obsession: Strata

The Strata project by Quayola is a seductive jewel, commissioned and developed for the Bordeaux Art & Architecture Biennale. There are (currently) three pieces, each representing a city’s signature works—Bordeaux, Rome, and Paris. The idea is pretty simple: paintings are analyzed for color composition, then broken down into triangle pieces of color. Each triangle...