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05/04/2013 / Arduino, Objects, Processing

Created by Lucien Langton at ECAL, FireWriter is a graphic butane/propane torch printer built with Processing & Arduino. The hardware consists of a hacked inkjet printer controlled with an Arduino Uno, a Dremel torch loaded with a butane/propane mix that burns up to a ...

13/05/2011 / Sound, vvvv

Created by Lasal, graphic programmer, designer, VJ and computer artist based in Berlin, Hexagrama explores the quality of time and how the geometrical coincidences change our perception of the musical composition. Running in realtime, Hexagrama was created using vvvv with midi data send to ...

19/02/2010 / iOS, Sound

Flourish is a musical toy and composition tool for the iPhone. The helvetica bold and beautiful interface allows you to quickly build diverse and complex arrangements. Organised around clusters of objects, each elements has it's own loop and is triggered ...

22/01/2010 / Games, iOS

Few months since our preview of Little Bugger, the game is finally now available in the AppStore. Crafted in beautiful black and white, Little Bugger is a take on entomophobia (fear of insects). Squash as many insects as possible without ...

10/01/2010 / iOS, Sound

Grid is an open source visual synthesiser application designed for rhythmic, melodic, or textural applications. An exploration in frequency of sound and how it may be visualised. Developer description: But has joy gone blind? No; there are primary colors in sound. ...

02/01/2010 / iOS

Simple but lovely little dynamics app; Turn Around, created by coolap. There isn't much word on the dev or previous work and it appears that the blog has been set-up just for this app. In the app, you tap to ...

02/01/2010 / iOS

Created by Marble Cake , Ants Clock gathers more than a hundred people, as small as ants, together to display the time and date. As the time changes some leave, new ones join. Don't have an iPhone? Get the Mac OSX Dashboard ...

24/12/2009 / iOS, openFrameworks

Rhizomatiks continue to expand their free offering in the AppStore with the latest addition of Clock11 and Clock12. Appropriately themed and released right on time, Clock 12 shows time from the falling snow. Clock11 is a collection of spinning discs each ...

10/12/2009 / iOS, openFrameworks, Sound

ShapeSeq is a wonderfully simple sound sequencer created by Paul Apfrod using openFrameworks. Primitive shapes represent four oscillators you can choose from. As each shape is moved around the screen, the pitch and volume moves with it. Every shape has it's ...

22/10/2009 / Games, iOS

Coloroll is a simple but beautiful color matching game brought to you by soulbit7. You start with the base colors that are the root of the game. From these three colors, Coloroll suggests a target color. Your goal is to match the mixing ...

23/09/2009 / Mac

Created by Simon Strandgaard, Graphic Designer Toolbox is an alternative graphics editor. Instead of manipulating graphics directly as you do in Photoshop, in GDT you build blocks for bitmap and vector manipulation. Not too dissimilar from Quarz Composer, GDT allows you to ...

14/09/2009 / WebApp

Driven by artificial selection, Face Maker is a web application that using visitor votes helps slowly transform abstract shapes into human faces. Face Maker is a variant of Philipp's system that uses a different scoring mechanism and drawing algorithm. Images are pitted ...

11/09/2009 / iOS

We don't tend to write about Japaneese only apps here on CAN but maybe we should. Thanks to google translate, getting the info about the app is quite easy so that shouldn't be a problem whilst downloading the app is ...

02/09/2009 / WebApp

Inspired by the very popular web trends inforgraphic which circulated many graphic and art websites including reaching even techcrunch, WebTrendMap is a new service currently in private beta that allows you to create you own maps of your twitter followers ...

05/08/2009 / iOS

Box Clock is a new clock application soon to be now available in the appstore by David Wicks. Inspired by the webapp (see below) he created back in February 2009, the app visualises time via dynamic set of blocks and backgrounds ...

06/07/2009 / iOS


06/07/2009 / Games, iOS


15/01/2009 / Flash

A project done in collaboration with google in the form of a series of data visualization concepts. The sketches below are are all based around a concept of aggregating and visualizing online media buzz across various social media outlets. Working in ...

07/11/2008 / WebApp

FontStruct lets you quickly and easily create fonts out of geometrical shapes, arranged in a grid pattern, like tiles or bricks using the ‘FontStructor’ font editor. FontStruct can also generate TrueType fonts, ready to use in any Mac or Windows application. You can keep your ...