Simon Ziffermayer has produced an interesting infographic based upon ‘stacked’ graphical representations of import/export goods and quantities. A revealing modern rehash on an established technique.
Every time I revisit the work of Theo Jansen, I cannot but be mesmerised by his amazing creations which set him apart from so many imitators.
A nice project based upon MapBox. The democratisation of mapping rolls on!
Teaching to See—an inspiring view on design thinking. Some simple yet sophisticated messages.
A simple and lightweight framework for creating beautiful, interactive vector maps. Nicely done.
A joint sound project by Geoff Manaugh of BLDG BLOG and Disquiet Junto (SoundCloud Group). See the entry on BLDG BLOG.
Beautiful blueprints of flora by Japanese artist, Macoto Murayama. A modern take on the botanical images of the Victorian period and earlier. Quite exquisite line work.
Pleased to see this art and skill still flourishing!
These are good! Subversive cartography!
“But it is not enough to add certain additional technologies or redress existing products with a more sophisticated covering. If we really want to contribute to a better urban development, it will be necessary to design these products taking labs to the streets and meet the people that are expected to interact with them…” read more…
humanscalecities is prolific at uncovering intelligent thinking in regard to cities and urban life. I am also pleased to finally see a shift away from that awful term—‘smart cities’.
Another interesting book for the reading list.