Pete & Joel Hellicar&Lewis Ltd. Pete & Joel Hellicar&Lewis was founded in 2008 by Pete Hellicar and Joel Gethin Lewis with the express aim of building a creative business around open source. Pete has been riding skateboards for over 25 years. In 1997 he co-founded Unabomber Skateboards where he produced boards and apparel featuring the work of Pete Fowler and Will Sweeney among others. In 2001 he became the Art Director for Etnies Worldwide where he was responsible for the rebranding of Etnies advertising, including all logos and apparel. In 2004 he then returned to the UK and continued art directing campaigns for Etnies as well as providing design consultancy for clients like The Discovery Channel, Red or Dead, b Store, Nike, Channel 4, Topshop and Orange.
25+ Useful Infographics for Web Designers Infographics can be a great way to quickly reference information. Instead of pouring over figures and long reports to decipher data, an infographic can immediately make apparent exactly what a dataset actually means. Below are more than 25 infographics that can be useful to web designers. Some are incredibly practical, some provide information that might be of interest to designers and some just present data that might be interesting to those who design websites all day. If you know of any good ones that we may have missed, please add them in the comments section below. ALBINAL - Drawing Generator Generating images with flash is nothing new but following some recent client work I discovered the very powerful JPG and PNG encoder classes. The PNG one in particular allows you to save your flash creations with a transparent background. I put this to use by making a simple image generation system: The system can but run at full screen and will allow you to generate images using any palette ID from Colour Lovers.
High Arctic / Work / United Visual Artists Set in the 2100AD, High Arctic is a monument to an Arctic past which invites us to think about human impact in the Arctic region and contemplate its fragility, its beauty, and its scale. High Arctic invites visitors to explore a vast abstracted arctic landscape made with sculptures, light and sound. Using a UV torch to interact with animations, visitors will discover 3000 glaciers that will have melted by the end of this century and be confronted with human impact to this environment over the course of history. Fragments of ‘The Farewell Glacier’, a commissioned poem by Nick Drake, work together with the visual to create an immersive experience. The installation is based on UVA Creative Director Matt Clark’s Cape Farewell expedition to Svalbard which he took with Nick Drake in September 2010.
Climate Change Deniers vs The Consensus Read about the background to this image | Leave a comment | See more visualisations and info images | Home UPDATE 1 (12th Dec 09): There have been a few complaints about the legibility of the image. So I’ve created a version on white instead of black. UPDATE 2 (19th Dec 09): Thanks to amazing feedback, I’ve amended the language and wording and detail of the image. Thanks particularly to Arthur Smith and Jooil Kim for clarifying info. News I recently started playing with shaders in three.js and I wanted to share some of what I’ve discovered so far. Shaders are the ‘secret sauce’ of modern graphics programming and understanding them gives you a lot of extra graphical fire-power. For me the big obstacle to learning shaders was the lack of documentation or simple examples, so hopefully this post will be useful to others starting out. This post will focus on using pixel shaders to add post-processing effects to Three.js scenes. This post assumes you already know the basics of using Three.js.
Now we are aiming our technologies inward where they will start to... Now we are aiming our technologies inward where they will start to merge with our minds, our memories, our metabolisms, our personalities, our progeny, and perhaps our souls Title quoted from Joel Garreau Generative drawings by Leonardo Solaas