From: Constant

LGRU Live

Written on January 27, 2012 at 2:55 pm, by

An evening of performances in dialogue mode. With amongst others Alexandre Quessy (CA). Alexandre will perform Toonloop, a live stop motion animation software. It aims to show the creation process the the audience as well as the result of the creation. http://toonloop.com
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From: Future Tools ✁

Shape Shapes Shape

Written on January 27, 2012 at 2:18 pm, by

PH works on a teaser for the next LGRU Research Meeting. Launch at FOSDEM next weekend.

From: Constant

LGRU Live

Written on January 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm, by

An evening of performances in dialogue mode. With amongst others Alexandre Quessy (CA). Alexandre will perform Toonloop, a live stop motion animation software. It aims to show the creation process the the audience as well as the result of the creation. http://toonloop.com
This evening is hosted by FOAM in the context of the Libre Graphics Research Unit, a collaboration between Medialab Prado (Madrid), Worm (Rotterdam), Piksel (Bergen) and (…)

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From: Constant

Round-table discussion: Co-position

Written on January 27, 2012 at 1:42 pm, by

How can we re-imagine lay-out from scratch? What tools do we need to support decentralized collaboration? How can we bring together canvas editing, dynamic lay-outs, web-to-print and Print On Demand in more interesting ways? A conversation with designers and programmers about future Libre software for arranging texts and graphical elements. Discussion chaired by Angela Plohman (Baltanlabs, Eindhoven).
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From: Constant

Round-table discussion: Co-position

Written on January 27, 2012 at 12:42 pm, by

How can we re-imagine lay-out from scratch? What tools do we need to support decentralized collaboration? How can we bring together canvas editing, dynamic lay-outs, web-to-print and Print On Demand in more interesting ways? A conversation with designers and programmers about future Libre software for arranging texts and graphical elements. Discussion chaired by Angela Plohman (Baltanlabs, Eindhoven).
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From: Future Tools ✁

Word, Work

Written on January 21, 2012 at 5:50 pm, by

A group from Chicago visited Constant Variable last week. One student explains his mother is a publisher and that she compiled an on-line glossary of terms used in her mixed practice of printing, publishing and writing. It is stunning. For example, under W: word spacing: The amount of space between each word in typeset text. [...]

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Co-position: Programme

Written on January 21, 2012 at 10:22 am, by

Brussels, 22-25 February 2012

The Co-position research meeting focuses on digital tools for arranging texts and other graphic elements: How can we re-imagine lay-out from scratch? What tools do we need to support decentralized collaboration? How can we understand what workflows, distributions of work and media are coded into our tools? Can we bring canvas editing, dynamic lay-outs, web-to-print and Print On Demand together in more interesting ways?

From: Future Tools

Bravo

Written on January 15, 2012 at 5:57 pm, by

Bravo was the first WYSIWYG editor (…) Previous editors rarely made any attempt to match the display to the printed page; this meant that users could not check whether they had formatted the document correctly, except by printing it out.1 Newman, W. (2012). Design case study: The Bravo text editor. Interactions, 19(1), 75-80

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La Makerbot de Arte10

Written on January 13, 2012 at 7:51 pm, by

Estamos construyendo una Makerbot! Una impresora de prototipado en 3D de hardware y software libre. Nos hemos metidoen esta aventura con el profesor de Volumen, Adrian Carra y un par de alumnos que nos ayudan. Por ahora la cosa es sencilla, no hemos llegado a la electrónica todavía, pero seguro que lo conseguimos siguiendo los sencillos pasos que nos recomienda Medialab-Prado!!  

From: Future Tools

Meaningful transformations

Written on January 12, 2012 at 10:14 am, by

A conversation with Tom Lechner We discovered the work of Tom Lechner at the Libre Graphics Meeting 2010 in Brussels. Tom traveled from Portland, US to present Laidout, an amazing tool that he made to produce his own comic books and also to work on three dimensional mathematical objects. His software interests us for several [...]

From: Constant

Research meeting: Co-position

Written on January 2, 2012 at 12:00 pm, by

The second ‘Research meeting’ organised by the Libre Graphics Research Unit takes place in Brussels. LGRU is a collaboration between Medialab Prado (Madrid), Worm (Rotterdam), Piksel (Bergen) and Constant. Developers, designers and theoreticians from all over Europe will gather to imagine future Libre Graphics tools together.
The upcoming research meeting Co-position focuses on digital tools for arranging texts and other graphic elements: How can we re-imagine lay-out from scratch? What (…)

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From: Constant

Research meeting: Co-position

Written on January 2, 2012 at 11:00 am, by

The second ‘Research meeting’ organised by the Libre Graphics Research Unit takes place in Brussels. LGRU is a collaboration between Medialab Prado (Madrid), Worm (Rotterdam), Piksel (Bergen) and Constant. Developers, designers and theoreticians from all over Europe will gather to imagine future Libre Graphics tools together.
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