Posts Tagged ‘geometric’


Thursday, February 21st, 2013

A screenshot from Я на народе!. Try for yourself; go to the site and run your cursor over the kaleidoscope.



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Vibrating mandala – without any moving parts

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Via my friend Stephen. If you know the name of the artist or designer, please comment.

This effect is, I believe, called visual vibration, though that’s usually achieved by juxtaposing particular colours, and here I think shape/form are playing a role. This is not a gif. It’s a static image that simply appears to move.

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Stripes: “Order and Border” at the Seattle Art Museum

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

I wish I’d curated this show:

“Stripes are a fundamental visual element, appearing naturally in vertical lines as trees and in manmade products of all kinds, from street dividers to ornate fabrics. The stripe is so basic it is rarely given isolated attention. This installation examines how stripes decorate and structure objects, bodies and spaces.

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Nothing happens in good weather

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Great Vancouver public art work titled “Nothing Happens in Good Weather” by the Instant Coffee collective, curated by Barbara Cole of Other Sights. Photos by Kate Armstrong and Kelly Lycan via the Goethe Institut’s Goethe Satellite. I hope this is a permanent installation.

Lieselotte Lehman, Klaus-Dieter Lehmann, Jinhan Ko, Sonja Greigoschewski, Barbara Cole, Jenifer Paparao, Kate Armstrong.

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Saturday, March 24th, 2012

There is so much going on in this picture.

Square, downtown Victoria, B.C.

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Playplax by Patrick Rylands

Sunday, August 7th, 2011


Playplax, another toy from my childhood, was designed in 1966 by the brilliant British industrial designer Patrick Rylands. It’s in the permanent collection of the V&A Museum in London. Thanks to Fraser for actually finding it online, after I failed to (see his comments here).

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