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GML

July 23rd, 2010 · Tags: · · · Comments Off on GML

Yesterday Constant met with Evan Roth to discuss gestures and standards, confessions and F/LOSS, archiving and collaboration. More soon.

Gender Art Net – Folding step

April 12th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · · · · 1 Comment

Gender Art Net poster is now ready for folding. Project presentation and workshop РBerlin РApril 16-17 _2010 (more coming) 1000 posters РA2 recto black Рverso CMYK 1 plis horizontal Р4 zig zag + 1 roul̩

SILEX-LEX

April 8th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · 1 Comment

Exhibition: 8 May → June 4 2010 Opening: May 7 18:00-21:00 De Pianofabriek, Fortstraat 35, 1060 Brussels What if a team of talented artists, illustrators, graphic designers and graffiti writers starts working with Free, Libre and Open Source softwares for the first time? What if their trials and errors are printed on the Plus-tôt-Te-Laat Rhizograph […]

Open Clip Art Library

March 9th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · · Comments Off on Open Clip Art Library

A brand new version of the Open Clip Art Library just came out! 26175 (and growing) scalable vector graphics, all available under a public domain license: they may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, used, modified, built upon, or otherwise exploited by anyone for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, and in any way, including by methods […]

Contour book one

March 5th, 2010 · Tags: · · · · · · Comments Off on Contour book one

Last sunday we drawed a book. 675 417 km2 pour Luce contour lines of France scale 1:385142 interval : 30 m strokes : 0.05 pt 16 binded sections cover : green cardboard 300 g + clothed back single copy Sur base des élévations au pas de 250m proposées au téléchargement par l’I.G.N. France. Calcul des […]

Cimatics landscapes

November 9th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on Cimatics landscapes

Earlier this year, we were invited to work on the identity of the Brussels-based Cimatics A\V Platform. Cimatics is a framework for initiating and facilitating audiovisual productions, events, publications and workshops. To launch the new identity, we developed a new family of fonts! We hope you’re ready for the libre dingbats attack URW Gothic L […]

A Postcard from Stuttgart

May 30th, 2009 · Tags: · · Comments Off on A Postcard from Stuttgart

I’m in Stuttgart for a week to teach a workshop. In the school library, I read Eye Magazine.

A table!

March 11th, 2009 · Tags: · · · · Comments Off on A table!

A table!

Un petit livre de cuisine en préparation… il s’agit un livret de recettes créées par les habitants de chez Puerto. Une association qui offre un soutien aux personnes qui sont en difficulté entre autres en leur proposant un repas équilibré à prix réduit. 3  services (entrée | plat | dessert)  pour moins de 4 euro […]

GRRRR – objectivity of the unperfect,

February 24th, 2009 · Tags: · 2 Comments

GRRRR – objectivity of the unperfect,

During an internet wandering, and thanks to excellent K-SET website, I found the link to swiss drawing artist GRRRR website I was looking for a long time. Though I’m fan for a long time of his work, from Maika 2 (www.noraduester.net => music) record sleeve to Vitra 2006 catalogue, I hardly found traces of his […]

BIS.ArtShaker

February 1st, 2009 · Tags: · · · · · Comments Off on BIS.ArtShaker

BIS.ArtShaker

Our friend and Dj Athome just recieved a new logotype for his inspiring radioshow. We asked artist ROGER3000 to do calligraphy for. Rough, spontaneous and good style 😉 Digitalisation using XSane Image Scanner, and image correction in Gimp. BIS-ARTSHAKER is being played by DJ ATHOME aka HOPHEAD and guests every wednesday 20:30-22:00 at Radio Panik […]

Software history mapping night

October 13th, 2008 · Tags: · · · 1 Comment

Wednesday 22 October 20:30-22:00 In a first attempt to draw a collaborative map of the many different tools that together define the practice of digital design, OSP attempts to recollect facts and anecdotes gathered over the last few years. At Software history mapping night we’ll gather around the table to start a visual cartography of […]

one day, ‘sausages – incorrect – ugly’

May 30th, 2008 · Tags: · · 1 Comment

one day, ‘sausages – incorrect – ugly justice’

Potrace –alphamax 1.334 (or the limit between artificial and natural)

May 5th, 2008 · Tags: · · 3 Comments

Since the first time I’ve used an autotrace program -Adobe Streamline 1.0 in the early nineties- I’ve been disappointed by the unavoidable angles in curves, named kinks or cusps, that pledged the vector output. Lots of designers and developers seem not to care about it, but for me it is simply the difference between artificial […]