This project is a book that highlights the furious rhythms of the jazz era, produced by generative design where authentic music scores arranged for ‘big band’ were translated in the text composition of carefully selected typefaces by notes parameters.
(above: #oneseccond by Philipp Adrian – A connection between 5522 people all across the world that have been active on Twitter within the timeframe of one second.) basil.js is a scripting library that has been developed at the Visual Communication Institute at The Basel School of Design during the last nine months and is now made […]
Visual programming languages, languages that create programs by the manipulation of graphical elements, as opposed to specifying lines of text, have seen an increased popularity in recent years both in audio and video synthesis. Some of the more well-known environments, ones that are regularly used for projects that are featured on CAN, include VVVV (real-time […]
If you enjoy generative graphic design, you may just like Büro Destruct‘s just released “Designer” app for the iPhone and iPod/Touch. Shake your iPhone to create a virtually infinite number of visual designs. Using only circles, squares and a set of rules, Büro Destruct Designer aims to find you inspiration from color combinations and graphic […]
addLib mixes the Grid System, a fractal theory, the golden ratio and the Facial Recognition System, and then lays out your photos acordingly leaving it up to you to choose which generated composition you like best. What may seem like random composition the pieces are created using rigorous systems mentioned above. If the composition generated […]
Tumblr Mosaic Viewer allows you to view any Tumblr blog as image thumbs in two varying sizes, 100 and 250 pixels. Whether this be your favourite tumblr blogs or you would like to explore the directory, Tumblr Mosaic Viewer is a great way to view tumblr. See CAN’s thisthatandwhatnot on Tumblr Mosaic Viewer or for more awesome Tumblr […]
Coordy is a light Actionscript 3 layout framework which offers a simple way to organize DisplayObjects into various different 2d and 3d layouts. The layouts are light, powerful and virtual organizers that simply manage x/y/z coordinates of DisplayObjects – meaning your objects are not tightly bound to any specific layout. Here is a little about […]