Category Archives: petits dessins

Narrative timelines

Historique is a new web application to make interactive narrative charts. It lets you create events with dates, people with pictures and displays everything on various timelines. Click on the screenshot to see a narrative chart of Raiders of the … Continue reading

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2009 Calendar

It appears that my previous entry on calendars received some attention, so I thought I’d make a nice looking version for the New Year. The design is somewhat arbitrary but it’s still possible to alter the parameters at the top … Continue reading

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Textorizer as a downloadable app

Update: SVG export now available A new version of textorizer is available: textorizer1_2. Because it’s now a downloadable application (for linux, windows, and osx) it offers unprecedented functionality: a complete user interface for tweaking almost all possible parameters, the ability … Continue reading

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Vertigo Spirals

Last night I came across the famous Vertigo poster by Saul Bass, which I really like. And it got into my head to figure out how the spiral was done. A couple of hours later I had something that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Processing Rules

I’ve been playing with Processing for a few weeks now, resulting in new version of the celtic hack. (Click the picture and watch in awe.) Processing is nice because it’s Java under the hood, so it’s cross platform, object-oriented, it’s … Continue reading

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Excoffizer!

Another graphics hack which generates an abstract picture from another, inspired by Roger Excoffon‘s work. See example below and more here. Play with it online on this site, or download the php code and run it on your machine. [tags]svg, … Continue reading

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Textorized in DUB

I wasn’t allowed to talk about it before, but now I can: my “textorizer 2” has been used to generate the murals that decorate the newly opened Pier D at Dublin Airport. I was contacted by SOM a few months … Continue reading

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Textorizer back

A web version of textorizer 2 is now available. No more compiling C code (and no more people asking me to do it for them, hopefully). Just fill out the form, press the button and voilĂ . And now that most … Continue reading

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Superhyperbolic!

I had this idea in my head for a while: all the graph visualisations you see on the web these days (social networks, topics, tags, etc.), reminded me of Tamara Munzer’s work from a few years back, on using hyperbolic … Continue reading

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