Shape- the use of regular squares and rectangles overlapping one another in a conformed manner creates an image of a bustling NYC street. The bustling effect comes from the intense overlapping of the shapes- it also adds the effect that the buildings are being built/put together. The darker shapes give the piece depth and from a distance, dimension.
Colourful Universe #5
Some additional design work I did for the colourful universe cover. www.flickr.com/photos/52128710@N00/3576913595/ ©2009 Simon Page. All rights reserved. simoncpage.co.uk
Sentence Drawing: Function vs. Art
I recently was reading the book “Functional Art” and came across the work of Stefanie Posavec. Her Sentence Drawings (click here to see and click here to learn) caught my attention. Here is a ggplot2 rendition: From what I understand about this visualization technique it's meant to show the aesthetic and organic beauty of language…