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09. 23. 2006

Pixel Samplers: embroidery for geeks


Now, this is what we mean by digital craft. Pixel Samplers by endfile.com make all sorts of kicky nostalgic pieces of needlepoint and more. The pieces highlight the relationship between old technologies and new, drawing attention to the simlilarity in approach of needlepoint and pixel art. (Each uses techniques which fill in small squares of color to produce a picture.) The images, like the hard drives pictured above, are taken from old windows control panels, reminding us of GUIs of long-past, much like the scenic landscapes of needle art in earlier times.

As we fall ever more in love with our computational horizons, it's nice to bring a bit of tradition up to speed in the twenty-first century, and to keep our upgrades up-to-date when it comes from things of the past.

Posted by Katherine    Category: accessories | design | home
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