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Glyph: from Greek γλυφή, "carving," and γλύφειν, "to hollow out, engrave, carve". It is an elemental symbol within an agreed set of symbols, a shape, design, or representation of a character.

Glyphs by Mario Gagliardi, 2012
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  Inspirations.  
Aura: Clouds of Knowledge
Aura is an augmented reality concept for historical sites, galleries and museums. Once a user is aro...
Emotional Personal Assistant
Intelligent Personal Assistants such as Siri or Cortana are the link between AI-powered systems and ...
Holodeck
A vitual holodeck where experimental objects are constantly being built and unbuilt. Move your mouse...
Mechanical Suprematist
Experience interesting architectural compositions being created as you look around. This generator w...
Immersive sketch
Travel through an animated architectural sketch (move mouse to look around): http://mariogagliardi.c...
The shape of clouds
"Outside, the land stretches, empty, to the horizon; the sky opens, with speeding clouds. In the sha...
One Hundred Thousand Games
One Hundred Thousand Games is an online game with unlimited levels. It takes the genre of first-per...
Thames & Hudson
As conventional book sales decrease, book publishers have to come up with innovative strategies for ...
Emoji Superhighway
With AR technology, virtual information will soon be projected on car windshields. What would happen...
Art Driver
A obstacle driving computer game with visual art. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to push obsta...
Unfolding sound spaces
Conventional audio speakers require the listener to sit in a certain spot to get the best audio expe...
Shape-shifting robotic structures
Simulations for a research on shape-shifting robotic structures. Shape memory alloy sticks are linke...
Emotibots
Emotibots are shape-shifting social home robots interacting with humans. Robots will in the future i...
Semantic Space Invaders
Semantic Space Invaders is a computer game in which the gameplay is happening entirely in your perce...
Cellular Letters
An algorithm applies regular growth patterns to a basic font, thereby creating a great range of diff...
Cellular Automata: A design language for industrial silk
Handmade Mudmee silk is part of the cultural heritage of Thailand and Laos with a tradition reaching...
NuSA
Flags are symbols of identification. Designed at the time of the formation of a country, they transp...
The pattern of You
Each name results in a unique pattern. The pattern and colors created are unique to each name, and t...
Archeology
Philip Henry Gosse was a British 20th century naturalist and illustrator. Attempting to fit Charles ...
Functional Pasta
Pasta based on the geometry of a Möbius strip, a geometric surface with the distinction of having o...
An evolutionary algorithm for bike design
A learning algorithm randomly creates simplified body designs for bikes. As they race along the test...
Attraction - Repulsion
An experiment in typographic assemblage. An algorithm creates individual entities (shown as black do...
Streetwear Catwalk
In street fashion, ways of walking, gestures and postures are as much part of fashion as the outfit....
Neverending Graphics
Graphics and animations are generated on the fly, resulting in perpetual variations. Move your mouse...
TYPOGRAPHY
RESEARCH
Living Ink
Living Ink is a creative tool for the users of penccil. With Living Ink, users can create graphics i...
Identity
Corporate Identity development for Qatar Foundation, 2007. Public facing spaces: interiors, exterior...
Intuitive Feedback for Human-Machine Interfaces
Tangible human-machine interfaces such as remote controls are based on a linear logic with designate...
Structured Reflection
These 3D-printed vases feature finely faceted surface structures which create intriguing light refle...
Mapping movement to music
This concept for a portable digital sound control device predicted a wrap-around display and intuiti...
Watch UX
A UX study for a smart watch with a digital interface from 2004. (C) Mario Gagliardi
The algorithm of fashion
Each of these scarf patterns is unique. The production workflow involves an algorithm which creates ...
Font design for a video game
Create Your World
An interactive creation app featuring 3D sculpture generation, object painting, camera mapping, 3D a...
Inter Face
Stages in the user interface design development for penccil.com, 2012-2014. Through a period of two ...
Intuitive Phone
Design futures concepts for a smartphone and a portable music player (2004) by Mario Gagliardi. This...
Computer Vision
Four design concepts by Mario Gagliardi on the possibilities of personal computers, designed and pub...
Áron Jancsó
“I’m a type addict. Building from scratch is how I like to work, sometimes even designing every ...
Korean containers
A formal exploration of ceramic food containers inspired by Korean traditional forms. (C) Mario Gagl...
Lucha Libre
A small set of ´Lucha Libre´-posters found by Dutch graphic designer Hans Gremmen at a printer in ...
Versuchsaufbau A
Die Grundidee des Versuchsaufbaus–A beruht auf dem System der astronomischen Sonnenuhr. Sonnenuhre...
Laucke Siebein, Amsterdam and Berlin
Studio Laucke Siebein is a design studio based in Amsterdam and Berlin. Dirk Laucke (1965) – born ...
DIY Ceremonies
A series of modular elements for ceremonial vessels which can be combined into various compositions,...
Deutschland
Design of painted wall texts by Rasmus Koch studio for artist Jens Haaning. In 2004, Jens Haaning wr...
Numerical Digits 1 — 9
1 — 9 for 36 Days of Type — instagram.com/maandesign
Low Tech can be smart and fun
A curated collection and workshop on handmade and sustainable objects, made in northern Thailand and...
Contingency, Complexity, Symmetry
Patterns are all around us in architecture, graphics, or art. The Arabesque is a type of ornament wh...
Resonance
Graphics generated on the basis of selected passages in Mozart´s Piano Sonatas, 2012.
Din ディン Futura フーツラ
Fonts as glasses: Type glasses, Tokyo.
La Lettre Artistique et Moderne
Specimens from "La Lettre Artistique et Moderne" by Editions Monrocq Frères, Paris. Discovered by P...
Karl Martens
Karel Martens is a Dutch designer and teacher. After training at the school of art in Arnhem, he has...
The Same But Different
Graphic designer Jan Avendano lives and works in Toronto. She is available for coffee hangouts, col...
Now whip it / into shape / shape it up / get straight / go forward / move ahead
Experimental Jetset is a small, independent, Amsterdam-based graphic design studio, founded in 1997 ...
Corbin Mahieu
Corbin Mahieu is a Ghent based graphic designer. He studied graphic design at Saint-Lucas, Ghent and...
Takeshi Okada
Graphic designer Takeshi Okada, born in Hokkaido / Sapporo, skillfully combines Japanese and Western...
I like it. What is it?
Anthony Burrill was born in Littleborough, Lancashire. After studying Graphic Design at Leeds Polyte...
Where Do I End And The World Begins: Hubert & Fischer
Founded by Philipp Hubert and Sebastian Fischer, Hubert & Fischer is a design studio with offices in...
Futurist Aristocracy
Axis No.3, England 1935; De Stijl No.1, Netherlands 1917; Futurist Aristocracy, USA No.1, 1923; Futu...
20th Century Avantgarde Magazines: Blast
Selected pages form Blast No.2, London 1915.
20th Century Avantgarde Magazines: Le Tour de Babel, Les Reverberes
Selected pages from Les Reverberes No.2, Paris 1938, and Le Tour de Babel, France 1925.
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Synthetic Paradise
Generative music combined with abstract graphics. Click the screen to generate new graphics: https:/...
Generative Alphabet
Numbers and Letterforms created by an algorithm. © Mario Gagliardi Design 2019.
Chromaglass
Chromaglass is a cocktail glass displaying its ingredients through colors. An inner insulating conta...
HYFY
HYFY is a project to rethink the functions, structures and formal expressions of audio hardware.
Fractal Ballet
Discover a colorful animated Julia Set in GLSL at https://www.mariogagliardi.com/fractal.html
Omnidirectional microphone
Design for an omnidirectional microphone, recording sound from all spatial directions. Recorded soun...
Streampal
Streampal is a lifestream robot for Youtubers, Instagrammers and others who want to record passages ...
penccil
Concept, branding, design and coding of penccil, the site for creative people, studios and gallerie...
Pattern generator
A generator for tile and fabric patterns. Drag and drop images and see kaleidoscopic patterns emerge...
4 second universe
Watch fractal spaces being created every 4 seconds: https://www.mariogagliardi.com/universe.html
Gravity Sketch
Create sketches with gravity: https://www.mariogagliardi.com/gravity.html
Abstract Form
Click 4 times on the canvas and watch how an abstract form is generated: https://www.mariogagliardi....
Essential Water
In many regions of the planet, water is increasingly becoming rare. Our understanding of water, refl...
Generative Botany
An early app for generative graphics, realized in 2000 in the (now deprecated) Adobe Flash. To use t...
Creative Changemakers & Future City
Promotional sites for the initiative Creative Changemakers and the event Future City. (C) 2018 MGD M...
Blacker Box
Blacker Box is a design expression for an Intelligent Speaker. (C) Mario Gagliardi Design 2017
MG Font
An extravagant yet versatile and surprisingly readable font for headlines and quotes. (C) Mario Gagl...
Stories of the Future
A generator for news headlines of the future. Every 9 seconds, a new story is generated: http://mar...
The flower of a word
Type a word, hit enter, click "make GIF", then download your animated word flower at https://marioga...
VAW
In late 2018, we proposed a strategic repositioning of Vienna Art Week. We suggested a fundamental...
MAJI
MAJI Website design
Typography
Collection of beautiful typography and graphic design.
Podchain
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Writing & Design
Romantic Modern: The California Architecture of Harwell Hamilton Harris. Writer and Designer, Ted We...
Writing & Design
Bohemian Crossroads: Art & Culture Collide Then Subside. Writer and Designer.
Writing & Design
Bohemian Highways: Abide Then Divide Along the California Coast. Writer and Designer.
Writing & Design
Horizon Homes: Living a Concrete Dream. Writer and Designer, Ted Wells.
Writing & Exhibition
Art That Matters. Writer and Designer.
Design
Auguste Rodin Eye Chart. Poster. Letterpress.
Writing & Design
Casting Shadows, Auguste Rodin. Writer and Designer.
Writing & Design
Bohemian Bridges: California as a Superstructure for Social and Cultural Change. Writer and Designer...
Time
How do you express time without numbers or watch hands? Clocks abstract time into a measurable, un...
Low cost urban transport
Combining contemporary technology with a focus on low cost and reliability, this neighborhood transp...
AI assistant
With the advance of digitalisation, items which once had a central position in households have disap...
Hybrid urban scooter
A low-cost hybrid urban scooter for developing countries running either on electric battery or on bi...
Omnidirectional Speaker
Sculptural ominidirectional speakers, projecting sound recorded from an omnidirectional microphone i...
Multifunctional tableware
Inspired by the culture, cuisine and hospitality of the ancient silk road, this ceramics series cons...
An organic structure for bikes
A sports bike for urban and mountain environments. The aluminium frame provides for increased stabil...
Stories of You
REVOIR is an interactive mirror, activated by emotion detection to create stories through visual lan...
Cooking with myth
IOTAO is a series of IoT - enabled domestic cooking devices for the Chinese market which reinterpret...