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Historic Examples & Cultural Foundations of Dataesthetics

The mechanical, gear driven engine was surely both engine and mediator for the economy and design style best exemplified by the Bauhaus in the early 20th Century.  From that singularity arose an ideal that is best expressed in the phrase “form follows function.”  dataesthetic philosophy is derived from a similar convergence at the dawn of […]

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Connections & Background

dataesthetics goes beyond a “design system” or style, but that paradigm can provide useful design strategies for new media based presentation of information.  Its crucial we recognize a distinction between graphic and visual design and  dataesthetics: new media uses more channels, and the best products invite modification and re-purposing.  Our best tools suggest and support […]

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