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Beads & buttons fun

I saw this ingenious way of displaying buttons in a Madrid shop. The big wheely device looks more like something from a fun fair and turns at will in order to best view all the buttons on display.

This principle could also be used in many other contexts like interpretative devices in museums …etc. And of course as a way of visually displaying information on the i-phone…

Environmental graphics in Madrid

Posted in Colours, textures & surfaces by zigideluxe on 14/05/2010

Starting with a fairly neutral checker pattern at street level the grid starts disintegrating the further it moves up. Very rarely this kind of environmental graphics is used on facades these days, although it was common on buildings around the Art Nouveau period across Europe.

Madrid facade graphics

Madrid facade graphics
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