Graphisme en France
February 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 am
In the 18th issue of »Graphisme en France«, commissioned by Centre national des arts plastiques
, Casey Reas and Chandler McWilliams presented a selection of designers who develope their own tools and algorithms as part of their design process and asked to answer why we do so rather than only using existing software solutions. As well as how the writing of such software affects the design process and the visual qualities of the final work.
»The most consistent answer is that custom software is written because it gives more control. This control is often expressed as individual freedom. …writing custom code is one way to move away from generic solutions; new tools can create new opportunities.«
Read the entire essay with the answers of onformative, Lust, CatalogTree, Jonathan Puckey, Field, Nicolas Felton and others on CreativeApplications.Net