Collages of World Travelers Made with Only U.S. Dollar Bills Recently, artist Mark Wagner was asked to create three collages of travelers using only U.S. dollar bills. He was commissioned by AT&T to show the affordability of their new international roaming data plans. Called See the World, and See the Savings, the series consisted of three hand-crafted currency collages that each had a traveler using his or her mobile phone, whether it was to snap a picture of an iconic landmark or take a fun selfie. These were called Americans in Paris, London Calling and Hello from Tokyo. Did you notice how famous presidents pop up in each? Einstein's spooky action acts at 10,000 times the speed of light A bonus scene from REALITY LOST, a different documentary about quantum mechanics by Karol Jalochowski, the movie produced by Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at National University of Singapore. Christian Kurtsiefer, a Principal Investigator at CQT, explains how and why he hacks quantum cryptographic systems. Dag Kaszlikowski is the host.
Color Palette Generator Color Palette Generator #ffeeff #ffccdd #eeaaaa Architecture Firm Snøhetta Norway’s currency just got a beautiful makeover courtesy of Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta (the pixelated side) and Norwegian graphic design firm The Metric System (the photo side). Snøhetta is the architecture firm currently working on the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art expansion, and the designs they submitted are images of Norway’s coast pixelated according to the Beaufort wind scale. More images below.
City Systems It would be far easier and would require less energy to build new, efficient cities than to attempt to update and solve the problems of the old ones. The Venus Project proposes a Research City that would use the most sophisticated available resources and construction techniques. Its geometrically elegant and efficient circular arrangement will be surrounded by, and incorporated into the city design, parks and lovely gardens. This city will be designed to operate with the minimum expenditure of energy using the cleanest technology available, which will be in harmony with nature to obtain the highest possible standard of living for everyone.
A Nerd's Guide to Color on the Web There are a lot of ways to work with color on the web. I think it’s helpful to understand the mechanics behind what you’re using, and color is no exception. Let's delve into some of the technical details of color on the web. Color mixing A huge part of working with color is understanding that the way that you used color as a child doesn’t work the same as how you use color on a computer because of color mixing. As a child, you’re working with paint. Citrus Moon Patterns: blue Example box here. April 23, 2005 in blue, nice couples, yellow | See how they tile August 22, 2004 in blue, brown / beige, Floral, House Party | See how they tile Here's an example box using one set of these patterns, and here's another one. August 22, 2004 in blue, dark, House Party, rust, silk | See how they tile August 22, 2004 in blue, brown / beige, deco /nouveau, Floral, Neutral, silk, yellow | See how they tile
Psychology of Color [Infographic] Perhaps no choice is as vital to marketing as color. Whether you are selecting the color for a product or for your email marketing campaign, color has tremendous impact on all of us. Subconsciously, we associate different colors with different things. This infographic examines the psychology of color and looks at some common associations of different colors. It shows the overall importance of color to consumers and characteristics of many individual colors, and it also helps show the connection between graphic design and psychology.
8-free-apps-for-picking-a-colour-scheme?ref=webdesignernews As a visual creative, colour is one of the most important tools at your disposal. But how do you go about creating the perfect colour scheme for your design These apps can all help you pick the perfect palette, to make your design sing. And the best news is, they’re all completely free. If there’s another free colour picker app you feel we should have included, though, please let us know in the comments below!